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Could Our Worst Fears of Artificial Intelligence Come True?

Could Our Worst Fears of Artificial Intelligence Come True?

Humans are inherently scared of things that are just like us, but not quite. Slender Man, ghosts, “creepy” dolls, clones, Frankenstein’s monster, Dracula, you when you’re hungry (a little Snickers reference there) … to name but a few. Is it the fear of the unknown? Is it the uncertainty of behaviour that's ...

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Black Friday Deals You Won’t Want to Miss Out On

Black Friday Deals You Won’t Want to Miss Out On

Today, the gloves come off in the world of online shopping, as retailers go head-to-head in the war of the best Black Friday deals. From special bundles to prize giveaways, your favourite stores are pulling out the stops to make their offers stand out above the rest. To save you having to sift through the junk that ...

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Black Friday predictions: what will we buy and where will we buy it?

Black Friday predictions: what will we buy and where will we buy it?

2014 was the first year that retailers in the UK embraced Black Friday, with Asda leading the way in pushing its in-store price-busting discounts. But, things got messy. Dirty, in fact. Remember the video of a woman fighting off her ‘fellow’ shoppers as they tried to pinch her 40-inch TV?  Gosh that was entertaining. ...

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How Augmented Reality is changing the face of Retail

How Augmented Reality is changing the face of Retail

This week, Amazon truly championed the ‘try before you buy’ mantra. The retailer upped its user experience by adding an augmented reality element to its app, AR View. Thanks to Apple’s ARKit, Amazon app users can now place items in their home before committing to buy them; and it doesn’t stop there. The AR addition ...

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RIP Seedi. New retro gaming system fails to secure funding

RIP Seedi. New retro gaming system fails to secure funding

A new retro gaming console able to run CD-based games from several brands, including Sony and Sega, has failed to hit its funding target. The console, aptly named Seedi, was designed for players wanting to run disks from the 90s on their HDTV. For a glimpse of things that could have been, here’s the campaign video ...

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Hold the applause, Google’s Pixel 2 is faltering

Hold the applause, Google’s Pixel 2 is faltering

We all had high hopes for Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL; even the most religious iPhone worshippers were interested to see if the digital dominator had the technology to put an end to Apple’s supreme smartphone reign. On October 4th Google's Pixel 2 and 2XL exploded into the world of tech, achieving full marks ...

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Nintendo delights players with autumn announcements

Nintendo delights players with autumn announcements

Autumn is an important time for the gaming industry as manufacturers go head-to-head for a slice of the Christmas spending pie. So, it’s not surprising Nintendo has chosen September to thrill their fans with a bunch of gaming announcements. From a new edition of Super Mario, to the comeback of the Nintendo Classic ...

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Is the new LG V30 worth getting excited about?

Is the new LG V30 worth getting excited about?

LG has launched their latest handset, the LG V30, at the IFA 2017 event in Berlin. Dubbed the “most perfect smartphone we’ve ever created” by LG President, Juno Cho, expectations for this handset are high. At first glance, the V30 looks much like the LG G6. You’ll notice the top-notch OLED display with narrow ...

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Fitbit carve out the future of fitness with first ever smartwatch

Fitbit carve out the future of fitness with first ever smartwatch

Fitbit is to take its first step into the smartwatch arena with the release of the Fitbit Ionic. The move has been anticipated ever since Fitbit acquired Pebble and Vector, two companies with some of the best engineering talent in the smartwatch space. Early indications are that this watch will remain a fitness tool ...

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