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Nissan Xmotion is more computer than car

Nissan has unveiled a new concept car filled with touchscreens that can be controlled by eye movements and voice controls.  As part of the car giant’s appearance at the North American...
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Passenger drone testing could start this year

A UK start-up is aiming to “transform city transportation from the air” with a drone that is expected to perform test flights with passengers as early as March.  We've previously covered...
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8K TVs are on the way

But are we really ready for 8k TVs? First there was HD, followed by Full HD, then Ultra HD and now prepare yourself for whatever those marketing geniuses come up with...
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Autonomous homes by 2020?

Tech giants Samsung and LG have announced plans to help create autonomous homes. Both companies play to expand the AI they include in home devices along with service robots. We could...
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Your flying taxi will be with you shortly

Flying taxi anyone? Without a pilot? It does sound like something from science fiction but the Velocopter, an all-electric autonomous drone, is pretty close to becoming a working reality. Velocopter are a...
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Xbox controlled army trucks

The ultimate gaming experience?  Xbox controlled army trucks is an actual thing.  Or at least the concept is.  British and American soldiers have taken part in a test of new supply...
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CES Unveiled 2018 – Robots steal the show

Companion bots and an autonomous suitcase were among the highlights at this years CES Unveiled. The traditional curtain-raiser for the main event, the CES Unveiled preview show, was dominated by robots as...
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Magic Leap headset revealed

The eagerly anticipated Magic Leap headset will launch in 2018. Augmented reality start-up Magic Leap has officially unveiled its first piece of hardware, the Magic Leap One headset. The Florida-based firm has been...
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Would you be happy to fly in a pilotless airliner?

There has been plenty of coverage in the media of driverless cars and experts are predicting the first fully automated vehicles will be widely available by 2025.  Which is staggering to...

Smart city or hackers’ paradise?

Smart city or hackers’ paradise? The pros and cons of an IoT infrastructure After some initial uncertainty, skepticism and confusion regarding what exactly the ‘Internet of Things’ is or does, the world...

Star Wars Technology… in Real Life

Unless you’ve been hiding under a Batha for the last few months, you’re probably aware that this week sees the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, JJ Abrams epic continuation...

What is LiFi?

The age of WiFi connectivity may become part of history sooner than we thought, after scientists finally put the light based communication format “Li-Fi” into practice. Recent tests by engineers in Tallinn,...

What is Project Wing?

Drone delivery, to most of us who prefer our parcels delivered by a conscious human being cheerfully driving a van, is still a bit of an illogical pipe-dream. Seemingly riddled with...

We were promised Jetpacks

Readers, the future is nearly upon us, next year you’ll be able to buy… a jetpack! Oh hell yes an actual jetpack! Not one of those dodgy YouTube video ones that’s likely...

WiFi Charging

WiFi, the invisible force unleashing our smartphones and connecting us wirelessly to the glorious internet. WiFi is already the all-seeing force binding our smartech, but what if it could also sustain...

Wake up to fresh morning Money

I love the smell of money in the morning. A line that might well have slipped out of Jordan Belfort’s mouth in the Wolf of Wall Street. Or Gordon Gecko in...

Smart Shopping

Supermarket shopping can, at times, be an utter nightmare. Aimlessly wandering down identical aisles, searching for that one elusive item whilst dodging the many trollies and prams in your path. Well, supermarket...

Smart Keyboard knows who you are

Scientists in the US and China have developed a keyboard that can recognise which user is typing on it without needing to identify them. The intelligent keyboard (IKB) uses keystroke analysis to...

Wallpaper TV

LG’s screen development team, LG Display, have been busy recently, wowing attendees at a press event in Korea by rolling out a ridiculously slender TV. Dubbed the “wallpaper” TV, LG have...

Data Transfer through Audio

Occasionally, the world of tech can throw out some quite frankly ridiculous innovations. One of which I discovered recently. “You can transfer data via audio” they said. My dismissive laughter was...