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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...

How Will Drone Delivery Work?

Drones have been wavering around the technological periphery for some time now. Launched into the public’s conscious in 2013, when Amazon first flirted with the idea of drone delivery, progress appears...

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...

Flying cars in two years time

Fed up of the morning commute stuck with four wheels planted on the M25? Well how about cutting the trappings of other land-dwellers and hitting the sky with your very own...

Free Super WiFi

Fed up of costly and slow WiFi that doesn't reach far enough? Well, how does a super-fast, free nationwide WiFi signal sound? Pretty good, right? Well, that’s exactly what scientists in Germany...

Augmented Reality Windscreens

Augmented Reality Windscreens A Great Technological Leap Or A Small Sidestep Into Distraction? There’s been a lot of hype surrounding the concept of augmented reality windscreens, with car industry experts predicting this innovative...

Crime Predicting Computers

What if the police could predict exactly where a crime is going to take place? What if they had a device that could give them enough time to intervene before any...

Solar Tanning Printer

 Tanning, usually the domain of sun-seeking beach lovers and those wanting a Greek summer glow, but how about your paper? Solar technology is not normally the realm of office space, but that’s...