A gesture controlled digital canvas is art for the 21st century

Paintings are a little bit old fashioned aren’t they? Still pictures that don’t do anything? Where’s the fun in that? Don’t get me started on how much room they all take up. Well if you have a few hundred pounds to spare, you can buy yourself a digital canvas. Not only will it store artwork in one display, you can …

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Tom PritchardA gesture controlled digital canvas is art for the 21st century

This stylish watch beams the time onto your hand

Watches are useful, but do you ever feel like glancing at a watch-face is a little archaic for the modern world? Well for those of you who hold that opinion, there is a solution:  Ritot the watch that projects the current time onto your hand. The watch contains a miniature pico projector that can project the time in up to …

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Tom PritchardThis stylish watch beams the time onto your hand

Another potential iPhone 6 case has leaked

There are that many iPhone 6 leaks happening right now it’s become impossible to keep track of what might be real and what isn’t. We’ve already seen one contender for the title of “what the iPhone 6′s case looks like”, and now we have another that looks quite a bit different. As you can see in the picture below, the …

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Tom PritchardAnother potential iPhone 6 case has leaked

HTC’s Smartwatch might have leaked in an official video

Yesterday we saw the first glimpse of HTC’s smartwatch in the form of an artist’s reproduction, and today we have a glimpse of something that looks awfully similar thanks to a behind-the-scenes video from HTC Source. The glimpse we have looks pretty much the same as the leaked reproduction, though it looks like it has a plastic strap rather than a …

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Tom PritchardHTC’s Smartwatch might have leaked in an official video

Recon’s “Google Glass for sport” has a finalised design

Recon’s answer to Google Glass isn’t out yet, but the folks in charge have released details of the finalised design in anticipation of the 25th September launch date. So what’s new? the HUD’s brainbox is now angled slightly upwards to improve the display’s viewing angle and camera orientation, and the ergonomics have been tweaked so it’s an all round better fit. …

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Tom PritchardRecon’s “Google Glass for sport” has a finalised design
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The Galaxy Note 4′s UV sensor will say when you’re getting too much sun

If leaks are to be believed, the UV sensor that is coming bundled with Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 will inform users on the harmful effects of the sun’s rays. Functioning with the phone’s S Health app, the phone can give a numerical reading of how harmful the current conditions are. 0-2 is low risk, 3-5 is moderate, 5-7 is high, …

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Tom PritchardThe Galaxy Note 4′s UV sensor will say when you’re getting too much sun
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Details of HTC’s “One Wear” smartwatch leak

  Everyone’s getting into the business of smartwatches these days, and it’s a surprise that HTC has got so far without any leak or announcements. That’s not the case anymore, now that prolific leaker @evleaks has given us our first glimpse at HTC’s One Wear smartwatch. Above is an artist’s reproduction of the watch, showing off the square face and …

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Tom PritchardDetails of HTC’s “One Wear” smartwatch leak
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Huawei announces the Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition

  Huawei, Arsenal’s official smartphone partner, has announced the Arsenal Edition of its Ascend P7 smartphone, a perfect choice for any die-hard fan of the team. The 4G handset will come in a sleek black finish with the eponymous cub’s crest mounted on the phone’s rear. Since it’s an Arsenal themed handset, it will come with a true Arsenal experience …

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Tom PritchardHuawei announces the Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition

This jacket lets you listen to your headphones without muffled sound

For those of you with a penchant for hoodies, owning a pair of headphones is a no-win scenario. On one hand you could wear them under your hood, but that’s uncomfortable and annoying. On the other you can wear them over your hood, but at the cost of listening to slightly muffled music. That’s no longer going to be a …

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Tom PritchardThis jacket lets you listen to your headphones without muffled sound

The sapphire glass iPhone 6 screen isn’t quite indestructible

Forget what you’ve read on the internet about sapphire glass being indestructible. A torture test of the supposed display proves that, while it’s far superior to the GorillaGlass display on the iPhone 5S, sapphire glass can still be damaged. The below video shows what is supposed to be an iPhone 6 screen going up against the ultimate scratching tool: sandpaper. …

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Tom PritchardThe sapphire glass iPhone 6 screen isn’t quite indestructible

Five of the best waterproof speakers #SwimmingWeek

Whether its for enhancing your time lounging by the pool, standing in the shower, or sailing across the expanses of the sea, there are a lot of reasons why you’d want to get your hands on a pair of waterproof speakers. You might not be planning on dunking your speakers into the water for extended periods of time, but it’s nice …

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Tom PritchardFive of the best waterproof speakers #SwimmingWeek

HattrickWear is a ridiculous budget alternative to Google Glass

Let’s be honest, the £1,000 price tag attached to Google Glass is far more than most people would be able to afford, and it also makes you look a bit daft. Fortunately you can now get yourself some even stupider looking augmented reality for a fraction of the price. HattrickWear is an extension for your hat that you can pug …

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Where to get hold of the Nokia 930 in the UK

A contender for the title of Microsoft’s flagship phone is being released in the UK today, the Nokia 930. Coming with a 5″ full-HD screen, a 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, and a 20MP camera, it’s definitely an impressive bit of kit. But where exactly can you get your hands on one? Microsoft has said that the phone will be available from Vodafone, …

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Tom PritchardWhere to get hold of the Nokia 930 in the UK

Sapphire glass might be restricted to high end iPhone 6 models

A lot of people are expecting the iPhone 6 to come with an extra strong sapphire glass screen, despite the high cost of production. Sadly it might just be restricted to the high end versions of the new phone. Which models exactly? NPD seem to think that it’ll be for the 64GB (and above) models of both the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch …

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Tom PritchardSapphire glass might be restricted to high end iPhone 6 models

HTC One Mini 2 Review

It’s a growing trend amongst phone manufacturers to release a smaller, cut down version of their flagship handsets and HTC is no exception. Considering the buzz surrounding the HTC One M8, it’s hardly surprising that some people were excited for a smaller, lighter version of the phone. It’s not that much dissimilar to the M8, with a 4.5-inch display and …

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HTC One M8 Review – a big leap forward

The original HTC One, or the M7 as it’s now being known, is one of the most popular phones of all time, and really cemented HTCs position as a creator of top tier smartphones. It’s hardly surprising that people were really quite excited for their latest flagship model, and who can blame them when it runs Android 4.4 (KitKat) with a Qualcomm …

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Tom PritchardHTC One M8 Review – a big leap forward

BBC trialling live 4G streaming during the Commonwealth Games

The BBC’s Research and Development Team has announced that it will be trialling new ways of broadcasting television content as part of its coverage of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in order to help shape the future of BBC television. One of the main focuses will be on broadcasting the Games live over EE’s 4G network. Unlike conventional streaming, which requires …

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The top five rumours about the Apple iPhone 6

Apple’s much anticipated new handset, referred to as the iPhone 6, is expected to be released sometime later this year, so not surprisingly the internet has been filled with leaks and rumours on what the new device will feature. To help you out, here are the top five things we think we know about the iPhone 6. Image from Mac …

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Tom PritchardThe top five rumours about the Apple iPhone 6

BlackBerry unveils its own Siri-like voice assistant.

BlackBerry has announced that version 10.3 of its mobile operating system will include a voice assistant aptly named BlackBerry Assistant. They might be a little late to the party now that Siri, Google Now, and Cortana all exist, but it’s better late than never. BlackBerry Assistant’s features will include setting voice reminders, and searching through your email and calendar. All …

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Tom PritchardBlackBerry unveils its own Siri-like voice assistant.
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3D printed ice cream is a deliciously difficult achievement

We might be able to 3D print things like sweets and chocolate, but where’s the challenge there? Well students from MIT have gone and solved the problem of 3D printing one of life’s more volatile treats: ice cream. By using a home ice cream maker and a Solidoodle 3D printer, the trio managed to build a device that is not only able …

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Tom Pritchard3D printed ice cream is a deliciously difficult achievement