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The flexible battery is here, soon your watch strap will be a power supply

The flexible battery is here, soon your watch strap will be a power supply

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Flexible batteries are coming, wearables demand it. But will the first to arrive be built from the ancient Japanese art of Kirigami? Much like Origami the art of Kirigami involves cutting and folding of paper. When applied to batteries this results in... >>

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2015) vs Amazon Kindle Voyage: What's the difference?

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2015) vs Amazon Kindle Voyage: What's the difference?

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Amazon has announced an updated version of its Kindle Paperwhite ereader for 2015. The last Paperwhite released by the company was back in 2013 so improvements have been made, while keeping the price down. Since the Paperwhite of 2013 we've seen the release... >>

New Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2015 revealed with double resolution display

New Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2015 revealed with double resolution display

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Amazon has just announced a new Kindle Paperwhite. The successor to the previous Paperwhite has been upgraded while keeping a low price. The new Kindle Paperwhite has double the resolution that the last offered. That's an impressive 300ppi, putting it... >>

Apple Watch available to pick up in store from today

Apple Watch available to pick up in store from today

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The Apple Watch is becoming more available than ever, from today. Anyone can now order an Apple Watch online and pick it up in an Apple Store. Technically you could order in an Apple Store and pick it up right there. Until now the Apple Watch has been... >>

Stop remembering numbered pin codes, Emoji Passcode is the future

Stop remembering numbered pin codes, Emoji Passcode is the future

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Passwords are still the main way to login into websites, banking apps and even home security. That could all change with the introduction of Emoji Passcode technology. Why replace numbers with images? The brain remembers images better than digits. So... >>

Origami battery is paper-thin and can use dirty water to create power

Origami battery is paper-thin and can use dirty water to create power

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The holy grail of technological developments these days is battery life. A recently discovered origami battery may be setting a new standard soon. The origami battery, developed by Seokheun Choi at Binghampton University, is a bacteria powered battery... >>

Electric planes are coming, this is the electric aeroplane engine of the future

Electric planes are coming, this is the electric aeroplane engine of the future

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Before the roads are filled with electric cars, the skies may be already humming with green-energy planes. Siemens says it has unveiled the world's first electric commercial aeroplane engine. It is thought that fuel guzzling, environmentally damaging... >>

This door handle actually kills germs, rather than spreading them

This door handle actually kills germs, rather than spreading them

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Some inventions are the perfect blend of simplicity and brilliance. The self-santising door handle is exactly that. While we've seen designs for this idea in the past this is the first time we've spotted a working model. The idea behind the door handle... >>

Parrot unveils affordable new minidrones for land, air and even sea

Parrot unveils affordable new minidrones for land, air and even sea

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Parrot has just unveiled a veritable army of new minidrones. These are now on the French version of the Parrot website. The 13 new minidrones are affordable and there should be one for every situation. One such situation, that's new, is water. The Parrot... >>

HP Sprout can now 3D scan and print: Real-world object cloning just got easy

HP Sprout can now 3D scan and print: Real-world object cloning just got easy

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The HP Sprout can now be used to capture the real world in 3D to make copying objects simple. Using Sprout's RealSense cameras, capable of depth sensing, the Sprout is able to scan objects. This works with a new 3D Capture Stage accessory which acts as... >>