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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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Is the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 the best smartphone yet?

Is the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 the best smartphone yet?

This week has seen Samsung launch its Galaxy Note 8. The announcement, which took place at this year's Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event, was widely anticipated. What's more, for the most part, was that they could confirm the rumours about what to expect from the new handset. At the event, Samsung's leadership team ...

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US military gets go-ahead to take out consumer drones

US military gets go-ahead to take out consumer drones

The US military has announced guidelines outlining its ‘rules of engagement’ for bringing down drones. The regulations explain how army bases will respond to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that encroach on their airspace. A spokesperson from the American military explained the guidance gives the military “the ability ...

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How professional drones could bolster public security

How professional drones could bolster public security

Professional drones, if in the wrong hands, pose a threat to society. Hackers can use the devices to land on buildings and intercept communications. Terrorists can fly the devices into crowds and hit detonate. Stalkers can use drones to track their victims. However, professional drones also have the potential to ...

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Will the Google Pixel 2 have a competitive edge?

Will the Google Pixel 2 have a competitive edge?

Editor's Note: The launch of The Google Pixel 2 is Wednesday 4th October. Based on an announcement from Google’s hardware chief, Rick Osterloh, we can expect Google to release a new phone later this year.  As Google typically releases its phones in Autumn, attention is on the latter part of 2017. Google hasn't ...

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Meizu Pro 7 launch unveils double-sided display

Meizu Pro 7 launch unveils double-sided display

Meizu, the Chinese phone manufacturer, has officially launched the Meizu Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus. The model will build on the success of the Meizu Pro 6, which has a reputation for fast processing speeds and a strong battery life. The Meizu Pro 7’s standout feature is its double-sided display. On the front, we have a ...

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Google Glass is to make a comeback with brand new Enterprise Edition

Google Glass is to make a comeback with brand new Enterprise Edition

Remember the Google Glass? Those futuristic-looking smart glasses Google discontinued in 2015? Well, it turns out Google has been developing the technology behind the scenes. Now, Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has announced that the Glass is to make a reappearance with the release of an enterprise version. ...

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Celebrating 10 years of iPhone innovation

Celebrating 10 years of iPhone innovation

Today the iPhone turned 10. 10 years ago today Apple released its first iPhone in US stores. To join Apple in celebrating the birth of their best-selling brainchild, we’re comparing the iPhone 1 with their latest release, the iPhone 7. Okay, so as far as head-to-heads go this one’s clearly unfair. Much like ...

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iPhone 8 leak shows Apple about to throw down gauntlet to Samsung

iPhone 8 leak shows Apple about to throw down gauntlet to Samsung

Leaked images of an Apple iPhone 8 dummy unit have emerged. Posted to OnLeaks, the images appear to confirm rumours that the phone will have an all-glass design with an edge-to-edge display. The images also suggest the phone will be 5.8 inches tall. Are these specs ringing any bells? They will for Samsung fans ...

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The Absolutely Insane Acer Predator 21x

The Absolutely Insane Acer Predator 21x

Introducing the Acer Predator 21x Gaming laptops in the past to push the limits of what is possible. But, without necessarily creating the most economical solution to current computer issues. For example the recent triple screen laptop Project Valerie is perhaps not exactly cutting edge - but it brings a new level of ...

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Will There Be A New MacBook Air For 2017?

Will There Be A New MacBook Air For 2017?

Are you getting excited about the fact that a new MacBook Air may release in 2017? We are too. Or will the Air disappear? Get a better display? Find out what we think here. What updates have previously been made to the MacBook? Apple did make some small changes to the ‘Air in 2016. These were far from game-changing ...

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Casio G-SHOCK Reveal Their New GRAVITYMASTER

Casio G-SHOCK Reveal Their New GRAVITYMASTER

Casio has announced the release of their GRAVITYMASTER GPW2000-1A. Which will be the first watch in their G series to feature Bluetooth connection capabilities. The design of the watch is specifically for aviation lovers in mind. With ‘Mission Stamp’ functionality that can store location and time data. Then even ...

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Myrolltop: The Future of Laptops or Vapourware?

Myrolltop: The Future of Laptops or Vapourware?

Apparently, we have been doing it all wrong with the laptop. Big, bulky fold-up machines will soon be a thing of the past if we are to believe the people from Myrolltop. Yes, they claim to have invented a completely foldable, rollable laptop with a flat screen that you can just roll up and put over your shoulder when ...

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The New Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Is Here

The New Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Is Here

The much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S8 is here, and it could well be the phone of the year. Dongjin Koh, the president of Samsung’s mobile comms, said recently: "As you all know, this has been a challenging year for Samsung …today, we are here to celebrate a milestone, not just the launch of a new device, but ...

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All About The iPhone Red

All About The iPhone Red

Apple recently announced that they would be releasing both the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus the iPhone Red Special Edition. The phones will have a vibrant aluminium finish to show recognition to the partnership between them and (RED). Enabling customers to contribute to the Global Fund via sales, they became ...

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What To Expect From The Samsung Galaxy S8

What To Expect From The Samsung Galaxy S8

There are plenty of rumours and leaks swirling around about the Samsung Galaxy S8 right now so here is what you should expect from the new device. The buzz is building with the imminent release. Plenty of people have shared what they believe the smartphone will have to offer. But what the truth is in these rumours? ...

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Sony Files To Patent New Contact Lenses That Can Record Video

Sony Files To Patent New Contact Lenses That Can Record Video

With the advances in technology nowadays, it is little wonder that major tech companies are consistently coming up with new products and concepts for consumers. Every day there are brand new technological advances making their way onto the market. We are in the age of seeing smart everything. Smart TV’s, smartphones, ...

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What To Expect From The iPhone 8

What To Expect From The iPhone 8

Each year we expect a new iPhone. Apple has after all released a new device every year for the past decade. There are always rumours about when the release will be, what it will look like, what functionality it will have and whether it be called the iPhone 8. Will it be known as the iPhone 8? The ‘iPhone 8’ is no ...

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Tag Heuer Launch The First Ever Swiss Smart Watch

Tag Heuer Launch The First Ever Swiss Smart Watch

One of the oldest watchmakers in the world has embraced new technology with aplomb. Tag Heuer has just launched the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45, which also happens to be the world’s first ever Swiss smartwatch. It runs on Android and was built in collaboration with Google and Intel. You can customise it to make ...

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Why Virtual Reality Is The Next Big Thing For Gaming

Why Virtual Reality Is The Next Big Thing For Gaming

Over the last few years, virtual reality has seen a rise in prominence. Developers are continually making applications for their virtual reality products. However, one of the main industries to see the rise of virtual reality is the gaming industry. Here is why virtual reality is the next big thing for gaming and the ...

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Project Valerie – The World’s First Triple Display Laptop

Project Valerie – The World’s First Triple Display Laptop

Project Valerie is an eye-catching new laptop project from Razer. Aimed at gamers specifically, it features three high-resolution 17.3 inch 4K IGZO screens that fold out to give the impression of one very large screen. First seen at CES 2017, the laptop made quite an impact. Project Valerie from Razer The laptop ...

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The World’s First Braille Watch

The World’s First Braille Watch

Technology is so advanced these days, and new inventions are being created every single day. The design of many was to help others. With well over a quarter of a million people in the UK registered as blind or partially sighted, the launch of the world’s first Braille smartwatch this month is sure to be revolutionary. ...

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Could The DJI Phantom 4 Pro Be The Greatest Phantom Ever Made?

Could The DJI Phantom 4 Pro Be The Greatest Phantom Ever Made?

So much more than the Phantom 4 It is not merely an extension of the already acclaimed Phantom 4, with some minor changes. The Phantom 4 Pro features enhancements that make a significant difference to the user experience and final result. Once you have this drone in your hands and can test it yourself, your mind ...

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