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Apple iWatch to come in two sizes, with flexible sapphire screen and tiny sensors

Apple iWatch to come in two sizes, with flexible sapphire screen and tiny sensors

By 4 September 2014

With only four days left to go before Apple's special event, major details about the iWatch and next-generation iPhone are beginning to emerge. The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, both of which have great track records when it comes to Apple... >>

Sphero Ollie hands-on review: Cylindrical, fast, and totally cool

Sphero Ollie hands-on review: Cylindrical, fast, and totally cool

By 4 September 2014

Ollie is finally out. The Sphero team first showed off Ollie at CES 2014 in January, but its latest robot toy was called something different then: Sphero 2B. It has been renamed and is considered the follow-up to the original Sphero, a smartphone-controlled... >>

LG G Watch R: Less toy, more watch (hands-on)

LG G Watch R: Less toy, more watch (hands-on)

By 4 September 2014

LG announced its LG G Watch R smartwatch at IFA 2014 featuring Android Wear and a round face, taking on the Motorola Moto 360. The circular design is great and offers a much more watch-like appearance than previous square designs. It looks a lot more... >>

Samsung Gear S Strap and blinged Galaxy Note 4 rear shells: Swarovski in the house

Samsung Gear S Strap and blinged Galaxy Note 4 rear shells: Swarovski in the house

By 4 September 2014

As previously reported, Swarovski has once again partnered with Samsung to provide crystal-encrusted options for a couple of its newly announced products. The Samsung Gear S Strap is a bling-tastic version of the new smartwatch from the company. It has... >>

Garmin vivosmart tracks you and displays phone notifications

Garmin vivosmart tracks you and displays phone notifications

By 4 September 2014

Garmin has announced its next generation of activity tracker following on from the vivofit, its new vivosmart will not only track a person but will also connect to their smartphone to display notifications. The Garmin vivosmart features a touchscreen... >>

Intel MICA high-fashion wearable has sapphire glass touchscreen and wireless charging

Intel MICA high-fashion wearable has sapphire glass touchscreen and wireless charging

By 4 September 2014

Intel has teamed up with fashion company, Opening Ceremony to create a luxury wearable aimed at fashionable women. They came up with My Intelligent Communication Accessory, or MICA. At the moment the capabilities of the jewelry are being kept secret but... >>

Baidu smart chopsticks can determine whether your food has gone bad

Baidu smart chopsticks can determine whether your food has gone bad

By 3 September 2014

Have you ever wanted to know if your food is contaminated? Or maybe you'd love to instantly figure out the calories in that BBQ chicken leg. Well China-based Baidu has unveiled a set of smart chopsticks that can figure that all out, plus more. Baidu recently... >>

WD My Passport Wireless drive makes cloud storage both physical and portable

WD My Passport Wireless drive makes cloud storage both physical and portable

By 3 September 2014

Western Digital has launch a new product for its 10-year-old My Passport line. Called My Passport Wireless, it's a Wi-Fi-enabled storage drive. You can use the My Passport Wireless to share content wirelessly with another device such as a smartphone or... >>

Pavlok fitness band shocks you 340V when you’re not performing, on sale

Pavlok fitness band shocks you 340V when you’re not performing, on sale

By 3 September 2014

The Pavlok fitness band takes the phrase "no pain, no gain" rather literally and shocks its user if fitness training goals are not met. The Pavlok, which takes its name from the Pavlov's Dog experiment where a dog was shocked until he performed, is now... >>

Sony SmartBand Talk wearable lets you make calls, has e-paper display

Sony SmartBand Talk wearable lets you make calls, has e-paper display

By 3 September 2014

The Sony SmartBand Talk expands Sony's wearable offering, extending the range of possibilities you'll get from a wristband. Announced at IFA 2014, the SmartBand Talk, as the name suggests, has a microphone and speaker, so will let you take calls on the... >>