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Project Ara: All you need to know about Google's phone for the future

Last October Google announced that a dedicated team had started working on an exciting modular and fully-customisable smartphone that could well change the way we look at the mobile phone industry for good. Code-named Project Ara, the smartphone will...more


Google Camera app for Android KitKat has a cool Lens Blur feature

Google's new camera app for Android devices running on the Kit Kat operating system, which is unsurprisingly called Google Camera, is available today. According to a post on Google's Research Blog, the best thing about the new app is...more

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Top 10 apps for the perfect selfie: Facetune, More Beaute, CameraBag

As self-obsessed, vain and narcissistic millennials we have no excuses when it comes to producing sub-standard selfies. Gone are the days of holding up a blurry camera phone and giving it your best cheesy grin, there are all kinds...more


5 Google Glass alternatives: GlassUp, LaForge Acis, WeOn Glasses

For one day only this week anyone (well, anyone in the US with cash to burn) could get their hands on a pair of Google Glass. However, with such a small window to buy them, a large price tag...more


Apple to add "kill switch" to iPhones from July 2015

Apple has entered into a voluntary agreement that means it may add a new anti-theft "kill switch" to its iPhones from next year, meaning if anyone steals your handset you can wipe everything off it unless it's returned later....more

Health & Sport

This insole could make you a much better athlete

The OpenGo Science is a super-thin insole that slips unnoticed into the shoes of athletes, monitoring the way they use their feet and serving up rich data about how they workout. Developed by German-based Moticon, this smart insole is...more


Fantastic London commuting pics - doesn't the city look pretty?

Ever taken a snap from the train or the bus on the way home? Well London commuter pj2014 aka Paul Jarman has been doing it pretty much every night with some stunning results. It is fair to say that...more


Loop is a modular, smart TV tailored to you and your home

We've heard plenty about modular phones, like Google's Project Ara, but what about modular TVs? The world of the smart TV is changing so quickly that Loop decided to create a system to enable users to easily upgrade and customise...more


Can we take Imogen Heap and her magical, musical Mi.Mu gloves seriously?

Back in 2012, musician Imogen Heap dressed up like something from Star Trek and showed a magical glove to the world at a number of different events hosted by TED and Wired, which allowed her to make music using...more

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Jawbone Up24 Review: Stylish, comfortable and wireless activity tracking

So what's a Jawbone Up 24? Jawbone is a company that creates all kinds of cool tech products. Earlier in the week, we wrote about its new bluetooth headset, the Era, and chances are you'll recognise its colourful little...more


Samsung unveils Galaxy Ace Style, a budget phone for social teens

This week Samsung launched a low-end handset called the Galaxy Ace Style. The curvy, affordable device is designed for young social media addicts and looks set to compete directly with Motorola's Moto G. Powered by Google's Android 4.4 KitKat,...more


This mirror is designed to take the perfect selfie

It's hard to escape the word "selfie" at the moment now everyone from Barack Obama to your gran are taking them, but now iStrategy Labs want to turn the selfie into more of a tech-powered art and less of...more

Health & Sport

Misfit Shine steps up its wearable game, launches new colours

One of the best-looking wearables on the market, the Misfit Shine, has just had a revamp and no longer comes solely in grey, but also in beige and turquoise - shades that the company have exotically named "champagne" and...more


Facebook ads are about to get bigger (and more annoying)

Many of us may have stopped noticing, but if you're accessing Facebook via the web then down the right-hand side of your News Feed there's a column serving up ads about anything from weddings to shoes to bingo, depending on...more

Health & Sport

Living with diabetes may get a lot easier with Dario and Fatsecret

There's an estimated 347 million people with diabetes across the globe, so it's no surprise that mobile health companies are looking toward new ways to help those living with the disease. Dario is a digital platform for people with diabetes...more


Facebook removes messaging from its apps, REALLY wants you to use Messenger instead

Have you ever had a conversation with someone who hasn't downloaded the Facebook Messenger app? Facebook is so keen for everyone to have it that it peer pressures you into telling them to get it - not that any of...more


Peekster: scan an article to read and share the online version

Ever read a printed version of an article that you wish you could instantly share on Twitter? Or see a photo in a story that you're desperate to pin? Well Peekster aims to make linking up online and offline...more


The Amazon Dash stick does your shopping for you

We all know writing shopping lists is dull, which is why many of us don't, only to get back from the supermarket with none of the stuff we did need and just 27 bottles of wine and a load of...more


Ruark Audio unveils beautiful sound system concept at Milan Design Week

High-end audio specialists, Ruark Audio, have unveiled a beautiful new sound system at Milan Design Week as part of the Wallpaper Handmade Project 2014. Dreamt up by sculptor and designer Alex Mulligan, the concept product looks absolutely amazing, combining the...more


Asda and Zappar team up for an in-store "Easter Adventure Hunt"

This Easter, augmented reality company Zappar is teaming up with Asda to bring shoppers an in-store Easter creature hunting experience. At Asda stores this weekend there'll be stickers attached to the floor that you can "zap" with the Zappar...more

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