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MakerBot 3D printers coming to more UK schools to enhance education

MakerBot 3D printers coming to more UK schools to enhance education

By 30 September 2014

MakerBot, the 3D printing company that was bought by Stratasys for $403 million last year, is going big on 3D printing in UK schools. In an interview with company CEO, Jenny Lawton, Pocket-lint was exclusively told that next year MakerBot would have... >>

This smartwatch lasts an entire year on a charge

This smartwatch lasts an entire year on a charge

By 30 September 2014

If the thought of having to charge yet another gadget puts you off smartwatches, the No-Charge Smart Watch might be for you. As the name suggests this watch won't require plugging in at all as the battery lasts an entire year, it's claimed. The No-Charge... >>

Yes, you can play Minecraft on an Android Wear smartwatch, Gear Live demo is bonkers (video)

Yes, you can play Minecraft on an Android Wear smartwatch, Gear Live demo is bonkers (video)

By 30 September 2014

Minecraft is playable on a smartwatch and here's proof. Corbin Davenport sideloaded the Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.9.5 APK of the Android version of the game onto his Samsung Gear Live watch running Android Wear OS 4.4W and it works without needing any... >>

Netflix to release its first movie in cinemas and at home in 2015, Crouching Tiger 2

Netflix to release its first movie in cinemas and at home in 2015, Crouching Tiger 2

By 30 September 2014

Netflix has announced that it will make the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon as its first movie release. The film will be available on both Netflix and in IMAX cinemas at the same time when released. This will be the first time Netflix has released... >>

Forget smartwatches, MOTA SmartRing now fully funded: Works with iOS and Android

Forget smartwatches, MOTA SmartRing now fully funded: Works with iOS and Android

By 30 September 2014

The MOTA SmartRing has reached its funding goal on Indiegogo with four days to go, which means it will be shipping to backers in April next year. And as the funding round is open until 3 October, you can still nab one for $75 (£46), plus $5 shipping... >>

Samsung Gear Live review
3.5 out of 5

Samsung Gear Live review

By 30 September 2014

The Samsung Gear Live is the company's first smartwatch to run on Google's Android Wear platform, but the third operating system that the Korean company has utilised throughout its sometimes experimental smartwatch campaign. Practice makes perfect after... >>

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... >>