Seven steps to success for your health food and drink start-up

Guest blogger João Gouveia, Founder of INIU, gives his seven steps to creating a successful health food start up.... Everyone wants to be healthier. As a result health drinks and other health foods are growth markets. If you’d like to launch your own health food or beverage brand, I hope you’ll be able to make…

Pimp your phone! Improve your holiday snaps with these top 5 smartphone accessories

There used to be a time when you needed to spend hundreds if not thousands on a digital SLR camera and all the accessories if you wanted to take decent photos or shoot some video. Now instagrammers, bloggers as well as budding photographers and film makers can dramatically enhance their smartphone photography without spending the…

KODAK Smart Security Systems launches indoor, outdoor motorised security cameras

Although probably still best known for its analogue cameras from years back, the KODAK brand has returned once again in various digital forms of late. Late last year we wrote about its new virtual reality cameras including the Kodak PixPro VR360. Now courtesy of investment company Liz Invest there are a number of indoor and…

Pawbo announces smart water fountain for pets

Want to know just how much your pet is drinking, especially in this very warm weather? Pet technology company Pawbo might just have the solution. Called Pawbo Spring, it's the first smart pet water fountain that allows pet owners to monitor their pets’ health and wellbeing by measuring and recording water consumption, through the Pawbo…

VELUX and Netatmo announce voice-activated smart windows system

Roof window manufacturer VELUX and smart home leader Netatmo have joined forces to launch an automatic smart sensor-based windows system complete with Siri voice control. Called VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO, the system enables automatic and smart sensor-based operation of roof windows, blinds and shutters. Built on the newest smart-sensor technology and developed in collaboration with…

Three quarters of Brits fed up with ‘unnecessary’ security measures

Last week we wrote about a survey from Kaspersky which found that nearly half of us don't bother password protecting our phones. Now it's the turn of another survey that shows - perhaps not surprisingly - Brits are ‘fed-up’ with what they consider ‘overly complicated’ web and phone security measures. Researchers who polled 2,000 UK…

9 tips for keeping your home secure when you are out

With summer holidays fast approaching, and the country in the grips of a heatwave, homes are often left empty for long periods of time. With the unrelenting heat, windows can inadvertently be left open when people are out, posing an increased security risk, and holidays also mean homes are left vacant for long periods of…

Nearly half of us still not password-protecting mobiles, claims Kaspersky Lab

With nearly half (42%) of us still failing to password-protect our mobile devices, and only 20% using anti-theft solutions, pick pocketers who get their hands on a smartphone could be in for more of a treat than even they hope for. That's one of the latest concerns raised by cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab, which…