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A Google engineer turned a Star Wars toy into this awesome speeder bike quadcopter

A Google engineer turned a Star Wars toy into this awesome speeder bike quadcopter

By 13 March 2015

What you're about to see will make your inner Star Wars-obsessed child amazed. Adam Woodworth is a lifelong aviation nut who studied aerospace engineering at MIT and has been flying radio-controlled gadgets since he was a kid. Woodworth is also a hardware... >>

USB Type-C is here: Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

USB Type-C is here: Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

By 13 March 2015

At last, the new USB Type-C connector is ready for mass production. It will come with reversible ends, featuring the same small connector on either end. But it means so much more for new smartphones, tablets and even laptops. The new Type-C will mean... >>

Swatch looking to make normal watch line-up smarter… but not completely smart

Swatch looking to make normal watch line-up smarter… but not completely smart

By 13 March 2015

Swatch has followed up on news of its first smartwatch, the Touch Zero One - a device designed for beach volleyball players - with an announcement that it plans to introduce new, smarter technology to its entire incoming line-up of watches. However, rather... >>

17 Kickstarter projects that smashed their goals, you'll be surprised by number 2

17 Kickstarter projects that smashed their goals, you'll be surprised by number 2

By 13 March 2015

Kickstarter started in 2009 and it's home to thousands of projects, big and small, that are crowd-funded by people like you. Since its launch, 8 million people have pledged more than $1.5 billion, funding 78,000 independently created projects. The site... >>

Nymi Band and Halifax use your heart rate as the future of security

Nymi Band and Halifax use your heart rate as the future of security

By 13 March 2015

Halifax has announced that it created a proof of concept with the Nymi Band that could reinvent how we look at security. Using the band, which measures you heart rate, simply being alive could be enough to be biometrically recognised for secure access... >>

Wirelessly charge over 55-metres away, scientists crack proper wireless power

Wirelessly charge over 55-metres away, scientists crack proper wireless power

By 13 March 2015

Wireless charging is like the Holy Grail of gadgets these days. Imagine never having to think about battery ever again as your smartphone is always connected to power. A recent breakthrough is making this a reality. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency... >>

16 of the first Apple Watch accessories for pimping out your new timepiece

16 of the first Apple Watch accessories for pimping out your new timepiece

By 12 March 2015

The Apple Watch hasn't even launched yet, so we're still in early-days territory. App developers and accessory manufacturers alike are just getting their hands on Apple Watch, and that means they're scratching their heads, trying to dream up something... >>

Look out Apple Watch, Burg is after you with crystals and 3G calling

Look out Apple Watch, Burg is after you with crystals and 3G calling

By 12 March 2015

Burg Wearables might not be a company you are hugely familiar with, but when it comes to smartwatches, this company has a style to suit everyone. There are numerous options already available, from square and round faces, to metal, leather and rubber... >>

Say goodbye to jetlag with the NeuroOn sleeping companion

Say goodbye to jetlag with the NeuroOn sleeping companion

By 12 March 2015

NeuroOn looks like a thicker version of your average sleeping mask on first glance, but beneath its surface lies a whole different world of sleep monitoring. If you thought waking up to a graph presenting your light and deep sleep was exciting, then prepare... >>

Dyson V6 Absolute: The mother of all cordless vacuum cleaners (hands-on)

Dyson V6 Absolute: The mother of all cordless vacuum cleaners (hands-on)

By 12 March 2015

Dyson has reinvigorated its cordless vacuum cleaner range with two new models this month, one designed for more aggressive home spillages with a nylon cleaning head - the V6 Fluffy - and one that is the top of the line, that suits any floor you happen... >>