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Impossible is a new electric bike you can keep in your backpack

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We’ve seen folding bikes before. We’ve seen electric bikes before. What we haven’t seen before is a portable electric bike that’s stylish, relatively light, and easy to carry around. Yet despite its name, as PSFK points out, the Impossible is all of those things. Or it will be, anyway. It’s currently a prototype: its inventors…

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Insight – How intelligent lighting is set to change your home

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Chris Price looks at some of the latest developments which are about to revolutionise your home’s lighting, including smart bulbs which can be controlled via your mobile phone and systems that can be integrated effectively with your home’s security - even provide multi-room audio! Our homes have been utterly transformed over the last 100 years.…

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Tailio is the first wellness monitor for cats

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Given the popularity of human health-tracking devices, it was only a matter of time before our pets got in on the action, too. There are already activity monitors for dogs, but being sedentary (and often rejecting collars entirely) that's not the best option for our feline friends. Enter Tailio, a new WiFi enabled device (with…

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Massuni launches design-your-own-furniture Kickstarter

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How many times have you found the perfect piece of furniture for that awkward corner in the living room, but it’s just a couple of centimetres too big, or thought that you would have snapped up that bookcase if only the lower shelf were deep enough for your Encyclopaedia Britannica? Most of us have had…

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The Clearsmile machine wants to change the way we clean our teeth

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The inventor of a new teeth-cleaning device claims we could all end up using it instead of toothbrushes, floss, and mouthwash. The Clearsmile consists of a mouthpiece that fits to the teeth, attached to a small container. To use, you add a special soluble tablet to the container along with some water and it froths…

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Falco’s electric bike converter is powered by your heart

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There are a lot of electric bike converters out there, but they don’t all have this much heart. Weirdly enough, I mean that literally. Electronics company Falco is currently raising money on Kickstarter for Fusion Sports Drive, its converter kit that can turn any bike into an electric bike, so you’ll never have to struggle…

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Eight futuristic running and fitness gadgets to look forward to

Diane Shipley Gadgets & Apps, Health & Fitness, Premium, Running Week Leave a Comment

Running brings all kinds of rewards – from providing time to listen to your favourite songs to preventing disease. But like everything else, it's even more worthwhile if you can add some fun tech to the mix. There are some great gadgets and wearables on the market already, but here are some we'll see over the…

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The first 4-colour 3D printer could be coming to market

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Interest in 3D printing (whether for organs, chocolate or, potentially more violently, guns) has boomed in the last few years, but the designs available can be a little lacking when it comes to colour choice. That’s why one London-based entrepreneur wants to make 3D printing more vibrant. Felix Chan is raising money on Kickstarter to…

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OmieBox wants to revolutionise packed lunches

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If you’ve got children, nieces and nephews, or are fulfilling a lifelong dream to be a dinner lady, you’ll know that soggy sandwiches and a Penguin just don’t cut it for lunch anymore. Kids today are eating sushi and quinoa before they can even say ‘sushi’ or ‘it’s pronounced "keen-wah, actually"’ and most schools, nurseries…

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The GoGlove will let you control your phone with your fingertips

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You know what it’s like: you’re skiing, or riding your bike, or going for a run, and you reach the summit, your adrenaline’s flowing, you’re about to start your descent, and you need the exact right life-defining piece of music to inspire you… Then your shuffle serves up that one bongo-based meditation track you downloaded…

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Will new selfie app Booster help you reach your goals?

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A lot of people find that online accountability helps them stick to their goals: posting about their healthier diet, improved exercise habits, or debt reduction making them less likely to suddenly slip up and flop on the sofa mainlining Ben & Jerry’s while buying up half of ASOS. But not everyone in your network cares about…

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