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Play FarmVille for real with your very own iPad controlled garden

Play FarmVille for real with your very own iPad controlled garden

By 5 June 2015

Amidst the flurry of SmartHome devices and solutions on display at this year’s Computex in Taipei, one really stood out for us here at Pocket-lint. The OPCOM Farm Cube allows those with no suitable outdoor space to run a mini farm that can operate remotely... >>

Computex 2015 in pictures: Elephant PCs, heated inner-soles, and a belt that charges your phone

Computex 2015 in pictures: Elephant PCs, heated inner-soles, and a belt that charges your phone

By 5 June 2015

Computer 2015, in Taipei, is one of Asia's largest computer trade shows and gives manufacturers a chance to showcase their latest creations, be it a super thin ultrabook or a brand new smartwatch. The main press conferences held across the week by companies... >>

Boost your battery by 800 per cent, using the Batteriser

Boost your battery by 800 per cent, using the Batteriser

By 5 June 2015

Every battery you have ever thrown out still had life in it. That's what the makers of Batteriser claim. And they know how to bring those batteries back to life. The Silicon Valley start-up, Batteroo, has created the Batteriser to essentially rewire a... >>

Tobyrich.vegas brings gamification to drones

Tobyrich.vegas brings gamification to drones

By 5 June 2015

TobyRich makes Bluetooth controlled toys and its next venture is the tobyrich.vegas, a Bluetooth drone designed for indoor and outdoor play. This is the second Bluetooth drone from TobyRich and follows the lead of the previous model by opting for a lightweight... >>

SAM Labs wants to help you build the Internet of Things with its Bluetooth blocks

SAM Labs wants to help you build the Internet of Things with its Bluetooth blocks

By 5 June 2015

Mr Long's physics lessons were a constant source of amusement at school. When not learning about kinetic energy with a ticker tape cart, we were building circuits for electronics. If only it was as easy as SAM Labs Bluetooth building blocks. These little... >>

Sony outed its own SmartBand 2 by quietly releasing companion app

Sony outed its own SmartBand 2 by quietly releasing companion app

By 4 June 2015

Without any build up or hype or even a press event, Sony has unveiled its next wearable: the SmartBand 2. The company seems to have accidentally published information about it via the Play Store. It launched a new companion app called SmartBand 2, and... >>

Ikawa Home Roaster: Bluetooth-controlled coffee bean roasting

Ikawa Home Roaster: Bluetooth-controlled coffee bean roasting

By 4 June 2015

If the poor coffee roasting efforts of others are leaving a bitter taste in your mouth, then the Ikawa Home Roaster might be just the thing for you. This connected coffee roaster connects to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth to give you precise... >>

Every store in UK and Europe will accept contactless payments by 2020

Every store in UK and Europe will accept contactless payments by 2020

By 4 June 2015

Although it already seems much more widespread in the UK, contactless payments will be available everywhere in the country and the rest of Europe within the next five years. Mastercard's head of emerging payments products, Mike Cowan, made the claim during... >>

WIN: An Anki DRIVE starter kit and two cars worth £250

WIN: An Anki DRIVE starter kit and two cars worth £250

By 3 June 2015

Anki DRIVE offers users the ultimate battle-racing experience for friends and family. It was one of the hottest toys of 2014 and fortunately for you, Pocket-lint has teamed up with Anki to offer one lucky winner the chance to win an Anki DRIVE starter... >>

London police to have more cameras worn than any other force in the world

London police to have more cameras worn than any other force in the world

By 3 June 2015

London Metropolitan Police is about to become the police force with most officers wearing cameras, in the world. Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced that London police will be given around 20,000 cameras to be worn by officers. The cameras have... >>