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Asus ZenWatch 3 is round, likely to launch at IFA 2016

Asus ZenWatch 3 is round, likely to launch at IFA 2016

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An FCC filing from Asus reveals that the next ZenWatch, called the ZenWatch 3, is going to be a round device, moving away from the company's history of releasing square Android Wear watches.  For those unaware, devices that use radio communications of... >>

This ring lets you feel your loved one’s heartbeat in real time

This ring lets you feel your loved one’s heartbeat in real time

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If you buy your partner TheTouch's HB ring, you'll always know if he or she is alive and well - no matter where they are. The HB ring works like this: as long as you're wearing the ring, and your partner is wearing one too, you'll both be able to feel... >>

Play Doodle Fruit Games: How to find and play Google's amazingly addictive fruit Olympics

Play Doodle Fruit Games: How to find and play Google's amazingly addictive fruit Olympics

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Google is going big on the Olympics. Not only is its coverage of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 hugely comprehensive and easy to navigate through Google Search, it's also running its own competition: welcome to the Doodle Fruit Games. This fruit fun is easy... >>

Rubik’s Cube goes high-tech with all-new Rubik’s Spark

Rubik’s Cube goes high-tech with all-new Rubik’s Spark

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Like Pokemon Go today, the Rubik's Cube was a massive craze that lasted a fair while back in the 1980s but eventually died down. People still play with the puzzle toy, but its popularity is unlikely to ever reach the heights of its launch. Instead, a... >>

LittleBits' new modular electronics kit lets kids booby-trap their rooms

LittleBits' new modular electronics kit lets kids booby-trap their rooms

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Okay, so this is cool. Do you have a young kid or two that's just mindlessly sitting in front of the TV a bit too much? Well, give them the latest LittleBits kit, and they'll turn into little inventors/hackers/booby-trap makers. Hot off the success of... >>

Amazon Dash available for AmazonFresh customers

Amazon Dash available for AmazonFresh customers

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AmazonFresh customers in and around London will be able to use the company's Amazon Dash scanner device to now scan and dictate their shopping order around the house. Costing £34.99, the Dash scanner, which has been available in the US for a number of... >>

Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

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There are few out there who haven't heard about Pokemon Go, on a basic level at least. It's a global phenomenon that has been covered way beyond the confines of games or tech news outlets.However, as the craze settles and the true Pokemon Go gamers settle... >>

Star Trek in real life: Best Starfleet gadgets and toys you can buy

Star Trek in real life: Best Starfleet gadgets and toys you can buy

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Trekkies have a lot to be excited about right now. A new film, Star Trek Beyond, just opened in cinemas across the world, and CBS recently announced at San Diego Comic-Con the name of its upcoming TV series based on the Star Wars franchise, along with... >>

Apple Pencil might one day work with Mac trackpads and more

Apple Pencil might one day work with Mac trackpads and more

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Apple sees a lot of potential in its Pencil stylus. The Apple Pencil is a stylus pen that debuted alongside the iPad Pro last November. It's a basic input device, even though it can detect angles, pressure sensitivity, and force, allowing you to apply... >>

Autonomous boats could help the Navy fight pirates

Autonomous boats could help the Navy fight pirates

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We've all heard a lot about autonomous cars and there's been plenty written about drones taking to the air, but we've not seen so much discussion about boats, or autonomous watercraft. BAE Systems has been working on autonomous naval technologies, in... >>

Best Pokemon gadgets and gifts for Pokemon Go fans: Pokemon Go Plus, sneakers, watches and more

Best Pokemon gadgets and gifts for Pokemon Go fans: Pokemon Go Plus, sneakers, watches and more

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The world has suddenly gone crazy for all things Pokemon.Millions of Pokemon Go players from across the world are not only doing their very best to catch 'em all, they're also showcasing their love for the Pokemon franchise and its Japanese animated characters... >>

Broadsword Spine is the wearable tech to power future warfighters

Broadsword Spine is the wearable tech to power future warfighters

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Soldiers have always had a problem with powering their equipment and with the increasing need for battery-powered kit, BAE Systems has been working on a potential solution. Say hello to Broadsword Spine. The idea behind Broadsword Spine is to make it... >>

Karcher K5 Premium is the cleaner your house needs

Karcher K5 Premium is the cleaner your house needs

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When it comes to cleaning your car, your patio, bikes or driveway, few things get the job done as well as a pressure washer. Specifically, one made by Karcher. The latest range continues that trend of offering great performance and versatility, while... >>

Wimbledon 2016: Behind the scenes with ESPN, 84 cameras and 120 members of staff

Wimbledon 2016: Behind the scenes with ESPN, 84 cameras and 120 members of staff

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If you're a tennis fan, there is a very good chance you've been glued to your phone, TV or tablet the last few days trying not to miss any of the highlights from the wonderfully British sporting event that is Wimbledon. For those lucky enough to have... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Edition official, not likely to come to UK though

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Edition official, not likely to come to UK though

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As a partner of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Samsung is producing a special edition version of its Galaxy S7 edge smartphone. Previously leaked, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition has the Olympic Rings on the rear and the colour scheme... >>

Lego Dimensions Wave 6 in pictures: Gremlins, Harry Potter, Adventure Time and more

Lego Dimensions Wave 6 in pictures: Gremlins, Harry Potter, Adventure Time and more

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From 27 September, Lego Dimensions will gain a new wave of characters and missions. Like before, they are based on movie and TV show licences, but all-new ones that haven't featured before. The are new Level Packs, Team Packs and Fun Packs, plus a new... >>

You could have your next curry delivered by a robot

You could have your next curry delivered by a robot

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If you're walking around London during the rest of the summer you might see a small, autonomous robot whizz past, laden with food stuff as it goes about its deliveries. You might even have a take-away delivered to your door by one. Starship Technologies... >>

Bluetooth Star Trek Communicator now available to pre-order

Bluetooth Star Trek Communicator now available to pre-order

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The company behind remote controls shaped like Harry Potter's wand, The Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver and a Star Trek Phaser has again turned its attention to the latter, but this time for an extension to your mobile phone rather than a TV controller. The... >>

Jaguar wants you to Feel Wimbledon, with VR experience and Andy Murray japes

Jaguar wants you to Feel Wimbledon, with VR experience and Andy Murray japes

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Jaguar has turned to VR to support its position as Official Car of The Championships Wimbledon, creating a VR experience. Not only is the company supplying 170 vehicles in support of The Championships, but it's having a little fun with Andy Murray too.... >>

Hasbro's Furby is now a connected toy with LCD screens for eyes

Hasbro's Furby is now a connected toy with LCD screens for eyes

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Although it's 2016, Furby is still a thing. Hasbro's weird, nostalgic fur beast has been resurrected with some new tricks. It's now a connected toy, for instance. And it's eyes are full-colour LCD screens. You'll also notice a glowing antenna on its head... >>

Oneadaptr Twist+ World Charging Station: One-stop global charger for MacBook, iPad, iPhone and more

Oneadaptr Twist+ World Charging Station: One-stop global charger for MacBook, iPad, iPhone and more

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When we visited E3 in Los Angeles recently we probably had the most amount of gadgets in our bag than we'd ever taken to a trip before. These included a new MacBook, an iPhone, iPad, USB camera battery charger for our Canon 5D Mk III, Nintendo 3DS and... >>

This is that massive microSD you've been waiting for and it's a hefty 256GB

This is that massive microSD you've been waiting for and it's a hefty 256GB

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When it comes to microSD card news, we normally get bored before writing it, but this boundary jump had to be covered. Western Digital has just revealed its latest SanDisk which is the fastest of its size and capacity on the planet. The Western Digital... >>

This push-button tracker lets you call and locate your kids in real time

This push-button tracker lets you call and locate your kids in real time

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When your children are young, you probably care about tracking their whereabouts and getting ahold of them, but you might not want to give them devices that let them call or access the web without supervision. While there are a few phones and apps out... >>

Google Project Bloks: Here’s how a toy system can teach kids to code

Google Project Bloks: Here’s how a toy system can teach kids to code

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Coding isn't a very kid-friendly subject. It's painstaking, requires tonnes of memorisation, and usually results in a lot of time spent sitting in front of a computer. But it doesn't have to be that way - or at least that's what Google believes. The Mountain... >>