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CES Asia 2015: We're here at the CEA's inaugural Chinese tech show

CES Asia 2015: We're here at the CEA's inaugural Chinese tech show

By 25 May 2015

It was only a matter of time before CES - that's the consumer electronics show, the largest of its kind - spread its wings and ventured to exhibit in China. The sister show to the annual Las Vegas jamboree every January, the inaugural show in Shanghai... >>

Watch this dude set a Guinness World Record with a real-life hoverboard

Watch this dude set a Guinness World Record with a real-life hoverboard

By 23 May 2015

Hoverboards are a thing. We're not talking about that Back to the Future Part II-themed marketing stunt from last year. We're talking about real-life hoverboards. A guy named Catalin Alexandru Duru built one recently and actually flew it 905 feet over... >>

Sphero Darkside: The toy that proves the machines are taking over

Sphero Darkside: The toy that proves the machines are taking over

By 22 May 2015

Sphero, basking in the glory of the Star Wars BB-8 afterglow, has a new connected toy called Darkside. With a name that pays homage to Star Wars, the new toy is the naughty alter-ego of the existing Sphero Ollie. Sphero says that Darkside is a robot that... >>

Why aren't all USB cables like this?

Why aren't all USB cables like this?

By 21 May 2015

Why has nobody ever thought of this before? That's the question we've been left asking ourselves after seeing a new USB cable that ditches the need for it to be the right way up. While USB-C promises to work regardless of which way you put it into the... >>

PopSlate review: Adding a second screen to your iPhone

PopSlate review: Adding a second screen to your iPhone

By 21 May 2015

Born from a successful Kickstarter campaign, the PopSlate is an iPhone case that features a mono 4-inch E-Ink display that allows you to connect to your iPhone and "pop" pictures from the dedicated app to the slate on the back. Like a poor man's YotaPhone but... >>

KFC offers paper-thin Bluetooth keyboard on meal tray, greasy phone screen be gone

KFC offers paper-thin Bluetooth keyboard on meal tray, greasy phone screen be gone

By 20 May 2015

KFC has done away with paper tray mats and replaced them with its Tray Typer, a Bluetooth keyboard that's just 0.4mm thin. The Tray Typer connects to a customer's phone so they can type messages or tweet about their meal, of course, without getting greasy... >>

Apple releases first Watch OS update for Apple Watch with bug fixes and more

Apple releases first Watch OS update for Apple Watch with bug fixes and more

By 19 May 2015

Apple has just released its first software update for Apple Watch since launching the wearable last month. Called Version 1.0.1 of Watch OS, the smartwatch's operating system update brings bug fixes and improvements for things like Siri, measuring stand... >>

Apple unveils more affordable iMac with Retina 5K, drops price of current model

Apple unveils more affordable iMac with Retina 5K, drops price of current model

By 19 May 2015

Apple has announced a more affordable version of its 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K as well as dropping the price on its top-end model. The new iMac will offer the same 5,120 x 2,880 resolution as the current model but will start at about £1,600. The top-end... >>

8 best drone quadcopters to buy now: Parrot, DJI, Hubsan and more

8 best drone quadcopters to buy now: Parrot, DJI, Hubsan and more

By 19 May 2015

Drones are filling the headlines as well as the skies these days. From military drones bombing targets to amateur camera drones pestering celebrities, crashing into National Parks or shipping drugs into prisons – they're everywhere. Companies like... >>

This bionic lens could give you 3 times better vision than 20/20

This bionic lens could give you 3 times better vision than 20/20

By 19 May 2015

The jump from standard definition to high definition may not be reserved for screens alone for much longer. A new bionic contact lens could enhance perfect 20/20 vision by three times more quality. The Ocumetics Bionic Lens creator Dr Garth Webb, says... >>