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Never pay for data on the Outernet thanks to the solar Lantern's satellite Wi-Fi hotspot

Never pay for data on the Outernet thanks to the solar Lantern's satellite Wi-Fi hotspot

By 12 January 2015

Lantern is the gadget that aims to connect the entire world to the internet, or more accurately, the Outernet, for free. The idea of the Outernet is an off-grid way to offer information, be it books, news, social media and more. This will be achieved... >>

Casio G-Shock GPW1000 is world's first watch to receive radio and GPS signals, but is it worth £750?

Casio G-Shock GPW1000 is world's first watch to receive radio and GPS signals, but is it worth £750?

By 12 January 2015

The Casio G-Shock Gravitymaster GPW1000 is a beast of a watch, built with metal and resin and coming with high-brightness LED lighting and solar charging, but those are not its biggest features. Its highlight specifications include multi-band 6 atomic... >>

What would you have an intelligent robot do? Well, if 'draw in the sand' was your answer...

What would you have an intelligent robot do? Well, if 'draw in the sand' was your answer...

By 12 January 2015

Co-developed by Disney Research and a student team at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Beachbot is an autonomous robot with a rather special talent; it can draw massive pictures in sand. That's just about it really, but the end... >>

Look how gadgets have shrunk: Then and now in pictures

Look how gadgets have shrunk: Then and now in pictures

By 9 January 2015

Modern technology has propelled us forward to create smaller and smaller gadgets especially since the microchip appeared. Sure phones are growing in screen size now but you'll be amazed how they are still smaller than their historical counterparts. And... >>

BellaBeat Shell: Hear your unborn baby's heartbeat on your smartphone

BellaBeat Shell: Hear your unborn baby's heartbeat on your smartphone

By 9 January 2015

Would-be mums can now listen to their unborn baby's heartbeat using a new gadget connected to their iPhone or Android smartphone. Called the Bellabeat Shell, the tennis ball sized wooden device features a number of sensors that are able to amplify noises... >>

This personal robot will run your life for you

This personal robot will run your life for you

By 9 January 2015

Let's face it, we've always had aspirations of owning a robot butler or household Android that will handle our menial day to day chores. And anyone born during before the 90s would have at least once thought that we'd have one by now - it's 2015 for... >>

Hands-on: Wowwee MiPosaur review

Hands-on: Wowwee MiPosaur review

By 9 January 2015

WowWee the creators of RoboSapien, and more recently a robot called MiP, has announced the launch of a new robot dinosaur called MiPosaur. Based on the MiP robot from 2014, the robotic prehistoric creature comes with the same gesture based tech for controlling... >>

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 9 January 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 USB Type C will mean... >>

McDonald's to offer Qi wireless charging points in UK restaurants

McDonald's to offer Qi wireless charging points in UK restaurants

By 8 January 2015

Fast food chain McDonald's has teamed with tech firm Aircharge to add 600 Qi wireless charging points in 50 London restaurants and others around the UK. The two successfully trialled the service, which gives customers the option to place their compatible... >>

LG and Audi watch is the first to put webOS on the wrist

LG and Audi watch is the first to put webOS on the wrist

By 8 January 2015

LG and Audi teamed up to show off a new smartwatch at CES that is the first to run webOS. This could be the start of LG's push for webOS in watches which it already has on its TVs – not a positive move for Google's Android Wear OS then. Until now most... >>


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