Prototype archive

  • The "magic carpet" that sends an alert after a fall (video)
    Online

    The "magic carpet" that sends an alert after a fall (video)

    By 8 October 2012

    Nursing homes in the UK could soon be fitted with carpets that use optical fibres to alert staff when someone has fallen and needs assistance. Dubbed the “magic carpet”, it uses technology that works by embedding a series of optical fibres into a...

  • Prototype 2 hands-on
    Gaming

    Prototype 2 hands-on

    By 16 February 2012

    Take a pinch of Grand Theft Auto, a slice of Left 4 Dead and throw in a bit of conspiracy for good measure -- the resultant mixture should come out something like Prototype 2.Set in a post-viral-infected New York where the mysterious blacklight virus...

  • VIDEO: The incredible (and real) invisible iPhone
    Phones

    VIDEO: The incredible (and real) invisible iPhone

    By 23 May 2011

    Our first thought when we saw this video was that it was surely fake. Our second thought, when reading about the technology in a Technology Review from that MIT, was that it must be real and we wanted in immediately. Our third thought, when seeing the...

  • Sony Ericsson 4G tablet prototype gives us a tasteful glimpse
    Tablets

    Sony Ericsson 4G tablet prototype gives us a tasteful glimpse

    By 18 February 2011

    Some photos of what could possibly be a Sony Ericsson Android 4G prototype tablet have just emerged, from mobile website NieuweMobiel. This prototype strengthens previous rumours of Sony Ericsson working on an Android 4G tablet, and was spotted at the...

  • Prototype - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Prototype - Xbox 360 review

    By 12 June 2009

    As far as blockbuster opening sections go, the first 10 minutes of Prototype are right up there with the best of the best. Finding yourself in control of one Alex Mercer, the game hand-holds you through a ridiculously over-the-top opening section with...