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...
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Kitty hawk flying car – you can fly with two hours training

Flying cars have been in the news a lot lately. And a start-up backed by Google co-founder Larry Page is close to making it a reality with the Kitty Hawk flying...
pilotless planes

Pilotless planes unlikely to take off

You may recall we wrote about pilotless planes on our blog last year and the reaction to the prospect of taking a flight sans pilot wasn't exactly welcomed by the majority....
electric passenger drone

In Video: Electric passenger drone flight

Inventor Kyx Mendiola tried out the single-seater electric passenger drone in front of a crowd. Mendiola partnered with an Australian electric vehicle company to create the 16-rotor drone. Now this really...

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...
nike adapt bb

Nike Adapt BB the self-lacing shoes controllable from a smartphone

The Nike Adapt BB will go on sale in the UK in February. Nike has unveiled a new pair of connected shoes which are self-lacing and can be controlled from a smartphone. The...
connecting smartphones and cars

Connecting smartphones and cars

Ford is rolling out handsfree, in-car support for mobile navigation app Waze in April as they go about connecting smartphones and cars. Connecting smartphones and cars today can help make autonomous cars...

USB Business Card

Business cards can be pretty handy to quickly hand out your information, but without a quirky feature or nice design, it’s pretty likely good proportion of them will end up in...
robot dog

Robot dog to be let off lead in 2019

Fed up with mounds of pet hair in the house? Can't be doing with early morning walkies? Why not trade in the Labrador for a robot dog? Actually it just looks like...
smart contact lens

Smart contact lens project halted

Introducing new technology isn't always easy. A project to create a glucose-sensing smart contact lens to help people with diabetes is being put on hold. Verily is part of Google and began...
ces 2019

CES 2019: 5 things we learned

Amongst other things the first 5G networks are expected to begin rolling out this year. What else did we learn from CES 2019? Every year the technology industry gathers in Las Vegas...
self-flying taxi

A self-flying taxi could be coming your way

A self-flying taxi just took a big step (flight) towards reality, thanks to an American start-up and its ambitious plans for pilot-less passenger aircraft. Aircraft company Kitty Hawk, which is backed by...
AI car driving down the street

An AI car has learnt to follow lanes in 20 minutes

Engineers behind the AI car project believe good old-fashioned trial and error is the key to perfecting autonomous cars. Which sounds a bit dodgy but... An autonomous car has used artificial intelligence...
electric aircraft

First electric aircraft flight

An electric aircraft with no moving parts has taken to the sky. The new Star Trek-style propulsion system could change the face of aviation, a team of US engineers believes. What exactly...
gadgets at ces

Cat treadmills among latest gadgets at CES

Cat treadmills and artificial intelligence-powered tractors and combine harvesters are among the most talked about gadgets at CES. The annual trade show in Las Vegas saw thousands of small start-ups making their...

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...
rolling speaker

Bang & Olufsen’s rolling speaker sounds grand (three grand to be accurate)

The Beosound Edge rolling speaker is inspired by the classic pound coin and can also be attached to walls. Audio firm Bang & Olufsen has unveiled a unique take on the home...
branson hyperloop

Branson’s hyperloop delivers at speed of flight

Sir Richard Branson has unveiled plans to revolutionise freight deliveries using his hyperloop system. The Virgin boss and billionaire wants to develop technology which can move time-sensitive goods “at the speed of...
wearable mri scanners

New wearable MRI scanners could read your thoughts

These wearable MRI scanners can scan the brain and could also help diagnose cancer and other diseases. A new wearable device could revolutionise the diagnosis of brain tumours and heart disease –...
motion sickness glasses

Motion sickness glasses

Do you get ill when travelling? Motion sickness glasses could be the answer. Of course there is a but.....they are for passengers in self-driving cars. A team from the University of Michigan...