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Pd.id drink tester can check if your beverage has been drugged

Pd.id drink tester can check if your beverage has been drugged

By 21 July 2014

There's a new device in the works that can stop both men and women from drinking beverages contaminated by drugs. The device is called Pd.id, and it recently launched on crowdfunding website Indiegogo, with the hopes of empowering people. How does it... >>

Whirlpool's Swash machine doesn't wash but still makes your clothes look and feel clean

Whirlpool's Swash machine doesn't wash but still makes your clothes look and feel clean

By 21 July 2014

Whirpool and P&G have introduced a new at-home laundry machine that can get rid of wrinkles and odors from your clothes - while also making them feel like they're new or haven't been worn. Called Swash, the machine eliminates the high cost and inconvenience... >>

Samsung in talks to buy SmartThings for home automation domination

Samsung in talks to buy SmartThings for home automation domination

By 16 July 2014

In order to stay competitive in the everything-connected and home automation worlds, Samsung is now considering buying a company called SmartThings, it's claimed. TechCrunch reported that Samsung wants to acquire SmartThings, a two-year-old startup that... >>

'Coolest' cooler with built-in blender, speaker, charger and more raises over $5m (Update)

'Coolest' cooler with built-in blender, speaker, charger and more raises over $5m (Update)

By 16 July 2014

UPDATE: The Coolest cooler has now utterly smashed it's Kickstarter goal and continued on to raise a stunning $5 million. This could be the ultimate cooler, hence the name "Coolest". And it appears Kickstarter fans agree as it's smashed its $50,000 goal... >>

Make toast with a selfie of your face, or anyone else you want to consume

Make toast with a selfie of your face, or anyone else you want to consume

By 16 July 2014

Selfie toast. That's a thing now. No not the toaster from last year that burns the face of Jesus onto bread, but a toaster that can burn yours or any face you want. Why would I want to burn a selfies of myself onto my toast? Not a question the Vermont... >>

Bistro smart feeder can recognise your cat's face and monitor eating habits

Bistro smart feeder can recognise your cat's face and monitor eating habits

By 16 July 2014

There's a new feeding machine on Indiegogo that turns cat parents into helicopter parents. It's called Bistro Smart Feeder. If you've ever loved a cat, you've probably worried about whether they eat or drink enough. After all, their eating behaviour is... >>

Thread is the teamwork of Nest, Samsung, ARM and more to make the connected home smarter

Thread is the teamwork of Nest, Samsung, ARM and more to make the connected home smarter

By 15 July 2014

Thread has been developed by seven companies as a standard to allow for intelligent smart homes that work better. It will mean lower power consumption and smarter linked gadgets. Currently there are options like ITTT which causes on action, like opening... >>

Smappee claims its energy monitor pays for itself in a year with power savings

Smappee claims its energy monitor pays for itself in a year with power savings

By 11 July 2014

Smart homes mean gadgets that communicate, but at what cost? More power drain is coming as the home gets smarter and Smappee is here to let you know what's draining power and where. Smappee claims it'll be able to cut £2.8 billion from UK energy bills.... >>

Lavazza A Modo Mio Minu serves up espresso in a tight space

Lavazza A Modo Mio Minu serves up espresso in a tight space

By 10 July 2014

Lavazza has announced that it will introduce a new espresso machine in October that is small enough to fit in to virtually any kitchen. The model, called the Lavazza Minu, will take on the incredibly popular Pixie Nespresso coffee machine from Magimix... >>

Counting calories? Soon this device will do it for you, as video explains

Counting calories? Soon this device will do it for you, as video explains

By 8 July 2014

Imagine loading up a plate of food and sticking it into a device loaded with microwave sensors that look for fat and water molecules in order to determine an estimated calorie count. This isn't a radical concept plucked from the set of Star Trek. It's... >>