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Zwipe and Mastercard combine to announce first contactless payment card with a fingerprint sensor

Zwipe and Mastercard combine to announce first contactless payment card with a fingerprint sensor

By 17 October 2014

Apple Pay might mean that UK iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners will soon be able to use their Touch ID fingerprint sensors to approve payments, while Samsung Galaxy S5 and owners of other biometric sensor-enhanced Android devices are already benefiting from... >>

Indie developers able to produce Apple Watch apps too, WatchKit SDK coming in November

Indie developers able to produce Apple Watch apps too, WatchKit SDK coming in November

By 16 October 2014

Apple has confirmed that it will allow all developers to develop apps for the Apple Watch from November rather than just a select few.  The SDK, called WatchKit, will be added to the developer preview programme next month and means that it isn’t just... >>

Archos jumps on board the VR bandwagon with a £25 headset of its own

Archos jumps on board the VR bandwagon with a £25 headset of its own

By 16 October 2014

Archos, the technology company that seems to diversify each time we hear from it has entered the virtual market with a devices a bit like Samsung's Gear VR. The Archos VR Glasses require a smartphone with a screen size of up to 6-inches to provide the... >>

Will.i.am's Puls is more a smartcuff than smartwatch, exclusive to O2 in UK, AT&T in US

Will.i.am's Puls is more a smartcuff than smartwatch, exclusive to O2 in UK, AT&T in US

By 16 October 2014

Will.i.am - the rapper, tech entrepreneur, and a founding shareholder of Apple-owned Beats - has launched his very own wearable. It's called i.amPuls if you want to use the cringe worthy full name, Puls for short. The international star has long teased... >>

Tzukuri smart sunglasses will alert your iPhone when they go missing

Tzukuri smart sunglasses will alert your iPhone when they go missing

By 16 October 2014

Wearables company Tzukuri has developed a new type of sunglasses that are described as unloseable, and they're now available for pre-order. Relying on tracking beacons embedded in the frame, Tzukuri's smart sunglasses make use of Apple's iBeacon technology... >>

This Air Umbrella produces a force field to keep you dry

This Air Umbrella produces a force field to keep you dry

By 14 October 2014

While the rain is making an attack on the UK, Chinese designers are coming to the rescue with a force field umbrella. The Air Umbrella uses a force of air fired out from a central cylinder which creates a virtual layer that deflects rain. The advantage... >>

Will.i.am to launch smartwatch at 15 October event, claims it will offer something different to Apple Watch

Will.i.am to launch smartwatch at 15 October event, claims it will offer something different to Apple Watch

By 13 October 2014

Rapper Will.i.am is set to launch his smartwatch this week, it's claimed. The Telegraph has reported that Will.i.am is planning to go head-to-had with Apple on 15 October - the day before Apple has an event scheduled in Cupertino - by launching his... >>

Happy you can use electronics on take off and landing? You might not be able to much longer

Happy you can use electronics on take off and landing? You might not be able to much longer

By 13 October 2014

It's been a while since the restrictions on using electronic devices during take off and landing on an aircraft were lifted, but if flight attendants in the US get their way, the ban will be reinstated. The Association of Flight Attendants is taking... >>

Inaugural Golden Brickies celebrates Star Wars Lego in perfect fan style

Inaugural Golden Brickies celebrates Star Wars Lego in perfect fan style

By 13 October 2014

The Golden Brickies took place over this weekend with a red carpet event at Legoland Windsor, looking to celebrate the clash of cultural titans Lego and Star Wars. With Warwick Davis in attendance - who played the Ewok Wicket in Return of the Jedi - Lego... >>

Parrot Jumping Sumo review
3.5 out of 5

Parrot Jumping Sumo review

By 13 October 2014

Parrot, the company behind a number of flying drones, is now offering land-lovers something get excited about: the Jumping Sumo. Is this land-locked gadget with integrated camera enough to get us excited? Land not air Unlike the company's Rolling Spider,... >>