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Hands-on: Lego Ultra Agents Mission HQ review

Hands-on: Lego Ultra Agents Mission HQ review

By 7 July 2014

Building Lego is fun in itself, but Lego being Lego it wants to offer even more bang for your buck. Its new Ultra Agents range is here - not only to be built but to be interacted with using its app. This free app adds an intense story to what you've built,... >>

bPay: Using Barclaycard's vision of a cashless future

bPay: Using Barclaycard's vision of a cashless future

By 7 July 2014

Barclaycard recently announced bPay, a wristband designed to give you quick and convenient contactless payments on the go. Making appearances at a couple of festivals prior to general launch, we went down to British Summer Time in Hyde Park to put bPay... >>

Christopher Ward: 'We want to be the Rolex of the internet'

Christopher Ward: 'We want to be the Rolex of the internet'

By 7 July 2014

Christopher Ward might be a watch brand you haven't heard of, but it has just celebrated its tenth birthday. That's not old, in watch terms, but this British watchmaker has ambitions.  "We want to be the Rolex of the internet," said Mike France, co-founder,... >>

Arrow, the smartwatch with a 360-degree rotating camera, wireless charging and HR monitor

Arrow, the smartwatch with a 360-degree rotating camera, wireless charging and HR monitor

By 7 July 2014

Arrow is set to be the first smartwatch with a 360-degree rotating camera that sits on the bezel for photos and videos at any angle. The Arrow smartwatch, which is still in the early stages of development, not only offers the camera which should help... >>

Cycorp is the most ambitious artificial intelligence project yet, and it’s been working secretly for 30 years

Cycorp is the most ambitious artificial intelligence project yet, and it’s been working secretly for 30 years

By 7 July 2014

Since 1984 a company called Cycorp has been quietly working on artificial intelligence. Now, as it nears real intelligence, its creators are beginning to talk about Cyc. Cyc is a machine intelligence that learns, and has been doing so for the last 30... >>

Gokey is one keyring to rule them all: charger, locator, flash storage, and cable

Gokey is one keyring to rule them all: charger, locator, flash storage, and cable

By 4 July 2014

No longer will you need to untangle and carry around 30 different things, because there's a new all-one-device in the works called Gokey. It'll encourage you to throw away portable phone chargers, USB cords, flash sticks, and all those other small peripherals... >>

Android Wear shown off controlling the home with voice commands

Android Wear shown off controlling the home with voice commands

By 4 July 2014

Google's Android Wear smartwatches have had their developer units dished out and more details are starting to dribble out each day. The latest is a video showing just how useful the voice automation could be. The video, from developer Doug Gregory, show... >>

Early adopters beware: These are the best new gadgets, but is it the right time to buy?

Early adopters beware: These are the best new gadgets, but is it the right time to buy?

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Are you an early adopter? Are you the sort of person who's willing to take a punt on technology that's only just come out and costs an arm, a leg and half a kidney? Do you still have a Betamax, Laser Disc, and/or HD-DVD player gathering dust in the loft?... >>

This is the best confirmation of the 'Swiss made' Apple iWatch yet

This is the best confirmation of the 'Swiss made' Apple iWatch yet

By 4 July 2014

Until now most of the news about Apple's iWatch has been rumour from the manufacturing level. Now a Swiss watch director has said, quite directly, that Apple poached his staff to work on the iWatch. Apple has hired the sales director of luxury Swiss watchmaker... >>

Oculus Rift: The best experiences and games available right now

Oculus Rift: The best experiences and games available right now

By 4 July 2014

Virtual reality has been making a bit of a comeback recently, but not just for gaming. Oculus Rift - the much-discussed super sensitive goggles that put you into a 3D environment - has the potential to let you wander about without actually navigating... >>