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Pull anything into the virtual world for super cheap with this $99 3D laser scanner

Pull anything into the virtual world for super cheap with this $99 3D laser scanner

By Luke Edwards

Being able to 3D scan objects from the real world into the virtual one has been a relatively expensive process, until now. CowTech Ciclop is a new laser 3D scanner that will cost you only $99.One of the ways this scanner has been able to remain so affordable... Read more

Easily upgrade your car: Spotify, DAB and hands-free with Pure Highway 600

Easily upgrade your car: Spotify, DAB and hands-free with Pure Highway 600

By Luke Edwards

Pure, the digital radio specialist, has unveiled an in-car system that will turn any motor into a digital radio and Spotify friendly machine.The Pure Highway 400 and Highway 600 are plug-and-play units that sit on a car's dashboard and connect to the... Read more

Nasa funding quiet supersonic jet, a friendly Concorde for everyone

Nasa funding quiet supersonic jet, a friendly Concorde for everyone

By Luke Edwards

Nasa has set its sights a little closer to earth for once as it begins plans to help make supersonic airliners a reality once again.The world famous and now retired Concorde was the last supersonic jet to take paying passengers into the air. But it wasn't... Read more

Mountain Athletics from The North Face helps you train for your outdoor adventures

Mountain Athletics from The North Face helps you train for your outdoor adventures

By Chris Hall

The North Face is a well-established brand once you're off the beaten track. Since the company's foundation in 1966, it has been associated with some of the toughest events, from polar expeditions to mountain conquests. With the launch of Mountain Athletics,... Read more

McDonald's turned its Happy Meal Box into a Cardboard-like VR headset

McDonald's turned its Happy Meal Box into a Cardboard-like VR headset

By Elyse Betters

Yep. You read that right.McDonald's Happy Meal Boxes have been made into virtual-reality headsets. But don't go rushing over to your nearest Mickey D's just yet, as this promo is limited to one country at the moment (and it's not the US or the UK). Oddly,... Read more

New Raspberry Pi 3 Model B brings super specs while still barely denting your wallet

New Raspberry Pi 3 Model B brings super specs while still barely denting your wallet

By Luke Edwards

The English made Raspberry Pi has reached the third numerical iteration of its builds and with that it's become more powerful than ever, while remaining affordable.The new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B is still physically tiny at little bigger than a credit... Read more

How to Reinvent the Office: 10 gadgets that will make your office better

How to Reinvent the Office: 10 gadgets that will make your office better

By Pocket-lint Promotion

True techies shouldn't have an everyday, run-of-the-mill office.If you consider yourself a computer-savvy individual or even an early adopter, one of the first places you should be exemplifying that is in your home office. Similar to a living room, which... Read more

Control your phone and home from anywhere using ultrasonic hand-gestures, meet Elliptic

Control your phone and home from anywhere using ultrasonic hand-gestures, meet Elliptic

By Luke Edwards

The future of smart gadget controls is in ultrasound and Elliptic is bringing it to your gadgets in the next few months.Using ultrasonic audio a new control interface has been created that allows gadgets to pick up on gestures from across a room.This... Read more

Mighty lets you listen to Spotify while running but ditches the phone

Mighty lets you listen to Spotify while running but ditches the phone

By Elyse Betters

If you're a runner or cyclist or generally active person, your smartphone is likely the bane of your existence.Let's face it: Running is made much less excruciating when you can blast your favourite Spotify playlist. Unfortunately, it is far too easy... Read more

Internet of Cows is now a thing as UK start-up creates cow tracking app

Internet of Cows is now a thing as UK start-up creates cow tracking app

By Stuart Miles

You've probably heard of the phrase Internet of Things. It refers to the idea that everything can be connected to the internet to share data.It's a huge buzz word in the gadget industry at the moment. Over the last couple of years we've seen everything... Read more

Ebook reader powered by the sun will let you read forever without plugging in

Ebook reader powered by the sun will let you read forever without plugging in

By Stuart Miles

Hoping to let you read in the sun for days, ebook reader maker Bookeen has created a new case for its Cybook Ocean ebook reader that lets you keep the battery topped up via the sun.According to the company, the new cover can provide up to a days reading... Read more

LG Rolling Bot is a smartphone-controlled ball of fun with frikkin' laser beams

LG Rolling Bot is a smartphone-controlled ball of fun with frikkin' laser beams

By Chris Hall

If you fell in love with BB-8's adorable bally cuteness in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, then prepare to have your heartstrings tugged: say hello to LG's Rolling Bot. The LG Rolling Bot is one of the LG G5's Friends, one of a number of accessories shown... Read more

Sondors Thin: An affordable, attractive, fast electric bike at last

Sondors Thin: An affordable, attractive, fast electric bike at last

By Luke Edwards

Electric bikes are growing in number but are still on the fringe of cycling. That could be about to change thanks to the Sondors Thin.Until now electric bikes have been limited to one or two options in major bike shops. They're largely expensive, unattractive... Read more

Get your Star Wars loving hands on a life-sized BB-8 that responds to voice commands

Get your Star Wars loving hands on a life-sized BB-8 that responds to voice commands

By Luke Edwards

If you're a fan of Star Wars and enjoyed The Force Awakens, you'll likely already have one of Sphero's BB-8 toys or be yearning to get one. Now there's another option, a full scale model of the movie's BB-8 drone you can own.Spin Master is the toy maker... Read more

Store 360TB on a coin-sized quartz, for 14 billion years, thanks to 5D lasers

Store 360TB on a coin-sized quartz, for 14 billion years, thanks to 5D lasers

By Luke Edwards

Superman's parents got it right when they stored all of his home planet Krypton's history on a crystal. Now us earthlings are catching up thanks to a breakthrough that uses five dimensional laser writing on nanostructured glass.The breakthrough was made... Read more

3D printed body parts are here: Jaw dropping? Print a new one

3D printed body parts are here: Jaw dropping? Print a new one

By Luke Edwards

Science is moving so fast it may soon be able to replace human body parts by simply printing them. Eventually that process will even mean printing directly into the body. For now a big step has been made with 3D printed body parts.The breakthrough has... Read more

Gibson Trainer Ti100 review: Specced for safety
3.5 stars

Gibson Trainer Ti100 review: Specced for safety

By Luke Edwards

Gibson has come a long way beyond just its guitar-making origins. Now with high-quality audio subsidiaries like Onkyo under its belt it's using the brand name to offer a wider range of products - Trainer being a range of audio offerings that are being... Read more

Best tech of the London Bike Show 2016

Best tech of the London Bike Show 2016

By Luke Edwards

The London Bike Show, also home to adventure and triathlon, is back for 2016 to show off all the latest gadget innovations for the active types.Apart from a whole host of carbon, lycra and carbs the show is also home to gadgets that help make adventuring... Read more

Force feedback joysticks and AR headsets aren't just for gamers, they're the future of combat aircraft

Force feedback joysticks and AR headsets aren't just for gamers, they're the future of combat aircraft

By Chris Hall

A short train ride from London into the garden of England, as Kent is known, sits BAE Systems' Rochester facility. It's a site of some historical significance in aviation terms, as the WWII Short Stirling bomber was built here, but it's now where BAE... Read more

These kicks produce charge, smartphone battery life may soon be a worry of the past

These kicks produce charge, smartphone battery life may soon be a worry of the past

By Luke Edwards

Footwear that produces power, by harvesting the kinetic energy of walking. Many have tried and produced little to show for it, until now. A breakthrough has created shoes that can produce high-energy simply from walking.Scientists at the University of... Read more

17 great gadget gifts for girls

17 great gadget gifts for girls

By Britta O'Boyle

There are hundreds of gadgets out there, some much more exciting than others. It could be the latest smartwatch, delivering notifications directly to your wrist, or a quirky external battery pack to keep your devices charged up.Either way, gadgets make... Read more

3Doodler Start is here to make 3D drawing child safe

3Doodler Start is here to make 3D drawing child safe

By Luke Edwards

3Doodler, the company behind the first 3D printing pen, is back with a model aimed specifically at children.The 3Doodler Start, as it's called, is designed to be super simple so that children can use and enjoy it easily. The original 3Doodler involved... Read more

Best Super Bowl gadgets: Future tech the NFL uses now

Best Super Bowl gadgets: Future tech the NFL uses now

By Luke Edwards

The NFL is one of the most advanced field sports in the world when it comes to technology. So the biggest event of the year for the sport, the Super Bowl, is the pinnacle of field based gadgetry.A lot of the technologies you've probably got on you right... Read more

Darpa is working on a $60m chip to connect human brains to computers, directly

Darpa is working on a $60m chip to connect human brains to computers, directly

By Luke Edwards

Whether you're the paranoid type, that thinks brain implants ultimately mean government mind control, or an excited futurist, the reality is coming. Darpa has committed $60 million to creating an interface for the human brain and machines that will be... Read more

Steampunk porn: Jetbike, Wolverine claws, garden bunker and more, in pictures

Steampunk porn: Jetbike, Wolverine claws, garden bunker and more, in pictures

By Luke Edwards

Colin Furze is a modern day midlands da Vinci, if Leonardo rode a BMX and had a welding super power. The result of this YouTube star's creations are some seriously fun, probably unsafe and completely awesome looking inventions.From a bicycle that hurtles... Read more

Ted Baker SS16: Sexy cases, funky headphones

Ted Baker SS16: Sexy cases, funky headphones

By Britta O'Boyle

Ted Baker is well known as a clothing brand but pretty dresses and whacky shirts aren't the only thing it dabbles in. It has its fingers in all sorts of pies from bedding and lingerie to crockery and there are a few cases and headphones thrown in... Read more

Best hoverboard fails: Mini-Segway accidents, spills and idiots ahoy

Best hoverboard fails: Mini-Segway accidents, spills and idiots ahoy

By Rik Henderson

Hoverboards, mini-segways, self-balancing scooters, idiotmobiles, call them what you will, there's no denying that the two-wheeled electric boards have taken the world by storm.They have sold in their thousands and while it's not technically legal to... Read more

Virgin Galactic shows off its fancy new Y-3 flight suits, see them here

Virgin Galactic shows off its fancy new Y-3 flight suits, see them here

By Elyse Betters

It's one small step for man, one giant leap for...fashion?Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson's commercial spaceflight company that's demanding $250,000 in deposit money from anyone itching to be the first to fly on one of its suborbital space flights, has... Read more

Griffin Travel Power Bank tops up Apple Watch right from your keychain

Griffin Travel Power Bank tops up Apple Watch right from your keychain

By Elyse Betters

Let's face it: the Apple Watch's day-long battery just isn't enough.Griffin seems to thinks so as well, because at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, it unveiled a new accessory that hangs from your keychain and packs 800mAh of extra power specifically for the Apple... Read more

AiraWear Smart Comfort hoodie will give you a massage on the go

AiraWear Smart Comfort hoodie will give you a massage on the go

By Luke Edwards

If you've every thought about getting a massage while waiting for the bus, or even while sat in the pub, AiraWear is here to help.The AiraWear Smart Comfort hoodie, shown off at CES 2016, looks light and comfortable like a normal zip-up hoodie at a... Read more

Technics SL-1200GAE turntable in pictures: Classic design, stunning quality

Technics SL-1200GAE turntable in pictures: Classic design, stunning quality

By Mike Lowe

We're long-time fans of the Technics SL-1200 (and 1210) turntable series. So when Panasonic announced that production of a 7th generation model in 2016 was about to commence we got rather excited.At CES 2016 in Las Vegas, we got a first hand sampling... Read more

These are just some of the colours and shapes the revolutionary Mcor Arke can 3D print

These are just some of the colours and shapes the revolutionary Mcor Arke can 3D print

By Luke Edwards

When it comes to 3D printing news we're pretty selective. But this new creation by Mcor is something that needs shouting about. The Mcor Arke is a full colour desktop 3D printer that looks set to raise the bar in the market.The objects the Mcor Arke can... Read more

Technics SL-1200G official: DJ turntable makes an audiophile return for 2016

Technics SL-1200G official: DJ turntable makes an audiophile return for 2016

By Mike Lowe

Technics had already teased its return to turntables at the IFA electronics show in 2015, but its nameless mock-up model lacked a tone arm and, well, didn't really look much like a turntable at all.Skip the needle to 2016 and all is revealed: the SL-1200G... Read more

These trainers tighten around your feet like Back to the Future's self-lacing shoes

These trainers tighten around your feet like Back to the Future's self-lacing shoes

By Elyse Betters

Zhor Tech Digitsole, the company that made smart soles for shoes, has now designed actual pairs of smart shoes, and one pair is a lot like Back to the Future's self-lacing shoes. They can automatically tighten around your feet.The shoes, called Smartshoe... Read more

Music-based treadmill changes tune as you run

Music-based treadmill changes tune as you run

By Stuart Miles

It is January, which either means you're worrying about losing some of that "Christmas weight" or you're panicking that the London Marathon is now only a couple of months away and that means you've got to knuckle down and do some training.Gym equipment... Read more

What is Wi-Fi HaLow and why does it matter?

What is Wi-Fi HaLow and why does it matter?

By Chris Hall

There's a new wireless networking protocol in town and it comes to bring connectivity to the Internet of Things. Say hello to IEEE 802.11ah, or Wi-Fi HaLow to its friends.Wi-Fi HaLow is the latest specification from the Wi-Fi Alliance looking to expand... Read more

ArcaBoard is a real flying hoverboard you can buy right now

ArcaBoard is a real flying hoverboard you can buy right now

By Elyse Betters

You've seen the headlines: "This is the world's first real-life hoveboard".Yeah, sure. There have been many hoverboard products teased in recent years, but most of them didn't live up to the hype. Lexus made a hoverboard, for instance, and it ended up... Read more

Touch your ear to take calls, track fitness with a belt and more from Samsung C-Lab at CES 2016

Touch your ear to take calls, track fitness with a belt and more from Samsung C-Lab at CES 2016

By Luke Edwards

Samsung is set to begin showing off the latest batch of employee creative projects that are part of its Creative Lab, or C-Lab.C-Lab, formed in 2012, is part of Samsung's push to allow its employees to "nurture their own creative business ideas", according... Read more

Laser upgrade coming to London’s ‘Boris Bike’ cycle hire scheme

Laser upgrade coming to London’s ‘Boris Bike’ cycle hire scheme

By Luke Edwards

Remember the Blaze Laserlights that appeared on Kickstarter back in January 2014? Now they're going to be installed on London's cycle hire bikes.London's "Boris Bikes" as they're affectionately known after mayor Boris Johnson got them up and running,... Read more

Best 8 gadgets for entertaining the kids this Christmas

Best 8 gadgets for entertaining the kids this Christmas

By Britta O'Boyle

This year has seen some amazing gadgets and devices make their way through the Pocket-lint offices, from the new Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV with 4K capability to the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and the Apple iPad mini 4.Whether you are looking for the... Read more

This is a real, working lightsaber made of pure flame

This is a real, working lightsaber made of pure flame

By Luke Edwards

If you've already seen the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens film, or you're still gagging to go, this should appeal. It's a real ligthsaber.Well, it's not technically a lightsaber as the sword part isn't made of light. But it's close. This homemade lightsaber... Read more

Best 10 gadgets for entertainment on the go

Best 10 gadgets for entertainment on the go

By Britta O'Boyle

There are some amazing devices out there for keeping you entertained when you're out and about. Whether you want to work on the go, catch up on your favourite TV show or play a game on your commute every morning, you've come to the right place.We've... Read more

Tesla now sells iPhone 6/6S cases and wallets made from its seat leather

Tesla now sells iPhone 6/6S cases and wallets made from its seat leather

By Elyse Betters

Tesla has updated its online store with new apparel and accessories, and some of the coolest new bits are iPhone 6/6S and 6/6S Plus cases.They're not just any old cases, though; they're crafted from automotive-grade leather from the interior of its vehicles.... Read more

This gadget needs no battery, it's powered by Wi-Fi

This gadget needs no battery, it's powered by Wi-Fi

By Luke Edwards

Imagine a future where battery life isn't about how fast a gadget charges or how long it lasts, as everything runs without batteries. While that's still a long way off, one gadget has been developed that runs off radio waves for power.A temperature sensor... Read more

Back To The Future's Mr Fusion variant could be built for space travel

Back To The Future's Mr Fusion variant could be built for space travel

By Luke Edwards

Back To The Future gave us the idea of Mr Fusion, a generator of energy that runs on junk. Now Chinese engineers from Tsinghua University in Beijing have come up with a real version of this ultimate recycling powerhouse.Unlike the fictional Mr Fusion... Read more

Best 8 gadgets for entertainment at home this Christmas

Best 8 gadgets for entertainment at home this Christmas

By Britta O'Boyle

Whether you are looking for the best 4K TV on the market, the best speakers to get the party started, or the best devices to make sure you are setup for streaming Christmas movies, you've come to a great place. These are the best home entertainment... Read more

Now you can buy a computer for £4: Raspberry Pi Zero

Now you can buy a computer for £4: Raspberry Pi Zero

By Luke Edwards

The geniuses behind the Raspberry Pi have decided Model B, at £30, was too expensive. They've just released the new Raspberry Pi Zero, priced at £4.The idea behind Raspberry Pi is to offer the power of computing to everyone, by selling for cheap. This... Read more