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Is Hub by Premier Inn London's most technologically advanced hotel?

Is Hub by Premier Inn London's most technologically advanced hotel?

By 30 September 2014

Whitbread Hotels, owner of the Premier Inn chain, has opened the doors of its first hotel in a new range of high-tech places to stay. Hub by Premier Inn is swimming in gadgets and smart devices that can be controlled by a guest through a smartphone or... >>

Cloaking devices are real, here are the best science has created

Cloaking devices are real, here are the best science has created

By 29 September 2014

Science fiction was once the only place cloaking devices existed, on a Klingon ship in Star Trek or as a literal cloak in Harry Potter. Now science has managed to make them a reality. While we can't yet don an item of clothing that will make us entirely... >>

Nixie is the future of selfies, a wearable drone camera that flies off your wrist

Nixie is the future of selfies, a wearable drone camera that flies off your wrist

By 29 September 2014

Selfie is now a word in the dictionary. Front facing cameras on phones are getting higher in quality and wider in lens angles. But now selfies are going to reach a new level with Nixie, a drone quadcopter that folds to be worn on your wrist. Nixie is... >>

This new cloaking device will make anything invisible, you can build it for £60

This new cloaking device will make anything invisible, you can build it for £60

By 29 September 2014

Cloaking devices aren't new in science fiction, with Star Trek and Harry Potter featuring them, but they are new to the real world. A few universities have reportedly created versions of them but this new cloak is particularly impressive, and cheap. The... >>

Bare Conductive Paint turns shop window into touchscreen (update)

Bare Conductive Paint turns shop window into touchscreen (update)

By 26 September 2014

Denim specialist Huit has transformed a shop window into a display that doubles as an informative touchscreen. It's done this using a conductive ink painted onto the window. Huit Denim Co used Bare Conductive Paint which allows current to be delivered... >>

Best golf gadgets: The watches, GPS and pinfinders that will make you a better golfer

Best golf gadgets: The watches, GPS and pinfinders that will make you a better golfer

By 26 September 2014

The Ryder Cup is underway and everyone is inevitably going to be dusting off their clubs to get out on the green stuff soon. But with packed courses adding pressure to play well, those out of practice may require a little assistance. We've found the... >>

Best smartwatches in pictures: Apple Watch, Moto 360, Gear S, G Watch R, and more

Best smartwatches in pictures: Apple Watch, Moto 360, Gear S, G Watch R, and more

By 25 September 2014

The age of the smartwatch is here. Already Google's Android Wear devices are available to make digging a phone out of the pocket a rarer task, but this is just the beginning. Now Apple has announced the Watch it's only a matter of time before all watches... >>

Why have a health and fitness tracker like the rest, get a Death Watch instead

Why have a health and fitness tracker like the rest, get a Death Watch instead

By 25 September 2014

Most wearable devices are designed to encourage and even help you to become healthier, fitter and, perhaps, lengthen your lifespan. The Death Watch, now available at Firebox.com, does not. In fact, it's a wrist-worn constant reminder of your own mortality.... >>

Over 375,000 passengers use contactless payments on London Tube in a week

Over 375,000 passengers use contactless payments on London Tube in a week

By 25 September 2014

Transport for London has revealed that over one million passengers have paid for travel in the capital using their smartphones or contactless payment cards since London Underground started to accept the method. Of those, 375,000 have paid for Tube journeys... >>

Apple Watch release date, price and everything you need to know

Apple Watch release date, price and everything you need to know

By 25 September 2014

The Apple Watch has arrived and with it has come plenty of questions about price, release date and even speculation about specs. But plenty of information is already available. We've rounded it all up here, including rumours information about dates and... >>