Gadgets

Show all Gadgets: Reviews News

Latest

Lego Powerloader from Aliens can be yours, even if Lego doesn't want to share

Lego Powerloader from Aliens can be yours, even if Lego doesn't want to share

By 1 April 2015

A Lego version of the Powerloader from the Aliens movie has been created by builder Mark Nathan Willetts and will be available to copy soon. Lego has a strict policy about creating anything from movies with an 18 rating since it wants to be for children... >>

These robo butterflies could be the future of flying drone factory workers

These robo butterflies could be the future of flying drone factory workers

By 30 March 2015

It's no secret that technology, such as 3D printing and drones, can revolutionise manufacturing and other industries. German-based Festo, for instance, has just invented something which proves just that. It used 3D printers to manufacturer flying drones... >>

Amazon Prime Air drones tested in Canada: Deliveries within 30-minutes of orders

Amazon Prime Air drones tested in Canada: Deliveries within 30-minutes of orders

By 30 March 2015

Amazon is testing its drone delivery service, Prime Air, in Canada. This brings it closer to real world use in the US and Europe. Amazon Prime Air wants to have packages dropped at people's door steps within 30-minutes of ordering. According to The Guardian,... >>

Why is the Olio Model One smartwatch such a threat to Pebble, Android Wear and Apple Watch?

Why is the Olio Model One smartwatch such a threat to Pebble, Android Wear and Apple Watch?

By 30 March 2015

What happens when a former Apple and HP product designer creates a smartwatch from scratch? Olio. Smartwatches are now coming thick and fast with Android Wear in many forms and the Apple Watch ready to hit wrists the world over. But the Olio is different,... >>

MotionX technology explained: What is it, and why are Swiss smartwatches using it?

MotionX technology explained: What is it, and why are Swiss smartwatches using it?

By 27 March 2015

Swiss watch makers are finally stepping into the 21st century by announcing smartwatches. Within the last few weeks, notable Swiss watch makers like Frederique Constant, Alpina, and Mondain have unveiled new timepieces. Although they're luxury watches... >>

Google is making surgical robots with Johnson & Johnson

Google is making surgical robots with Johnson & Johnson

By 27 March 2015

It looks like your medical surgeon might one day be, or at least be assisted by, a Google robot. Google has partnered with a lot of companies in recent years on various different projects, but it's latest partnership is a bit of surprise. Medical and... >>

Valve hopes to let devs sign up for a free HTC Vive VR headset by next week

Valve hopes to let devs sign up for a free HTC Vive VR headset by next week

By 27 March 2015

The recently-announced HTC Vive virtual-reality headset from HTC and Valve will launch this spring, but in order to get one of the earliest versions, you'll have to first apply. Unfortunately, only developers will be able to get their hands on the headset.... >>

Where can you try on the Apple Watch? Selfridges, Isetan, Galleries Lafayette, and more

Where can you try on the Apple Watch? Selfridges, Isetan, Galleries Lafayette, and more

By 27 March 2015

Previous Apple products may not have needed a real world hands-on experience before buying, but the Apple Watch changes that. To make sure everyone can try before they buy, Apple is extending their retail reach and opening shops-in-shops worldwide. The... >>

Blurred lines: Up close with the Frédérique Constant and Alpina smartwatches at Baselworld

Blurred lines: Up close with the Frédérique Constant and Alpina smartwatches at Baselworld

By 27 March 2015

First came the Withings Activité with its analogue approach and intelligent invisible smart capabilities. Now more Swiss companies are offering smartwatches with similar technologies, but are they as good? We caught up with watch makers Frédérique... >>

LG Watch Urbane LTE gets official price and release date, for Korea

LG Watch Urbane LTE gets official price and release date, for Korea

By 26 March 2015

LG has announced the release date for its first completely autonomous smartwatch, the LG Watch Urbane LTE. The Korean LG site says the smartwatch will arrive in 27 days, which make it a 21 April release date. LG has also mentioned the price of the Watch... >>