Withings ScanWatch can help monitor COVID-19 symptoms

After gaining approval for medical use, Withings has announced the European availability of its ScanWatch to the general public - a device that can measure low blood oxygen levels present during COVID-19 and other illnesses. Developed by cardiologists and sleep experts, it is believed to be the world's first clinically validated hybrid smartwatch to detect…

Brits now spend more on tech than on utilities

The average adult will cough up nearly £1million in bills over their lifetime - and now spends more on tech than they do on utilities, a study has found. Research polling 2,000 UK adults found they will spend a total of £926,720 on gas, electricity, water, their phone and other bills during the course of…

Polaroid launches £81.99 Hi-Print printer

Polaroid has launched a new £81.99 pocket printer. Called the Polaroid Hi-Print, it uses the dye-sublimation process for fade-proof prints.   Claiming to bridge the gap between instant photography and digital creativity, the printer is designed to turn photos, screenshots and the digital world of your smartphone into high-quality, 2 x 3 inch credit card-sized,…

Brits are sitting on gadgets worth £16.5 billion

Brits are sitting on gadgets worth £16.5 billion they no longer use – and it could DROP in value by £3.5 billion over the next year. Researchers found the typical adult has a staggering £598 worth of superfluous gadgets - simply collecting dust and cluttering their homes. But during the past year, smart phones, computers,…

Brits spend week a year tracking their own behaviour

  Data driven Brits spend the equivalent of a WHOLE WEEK of each year tracking and analysing their behaviour, according to research.A survey of 2,000 adults revealed we typically use analytical apps and devices to monitor six parts of our lives. More than half (51 per cent) monitor their steps and movement, with 39 per…

Designers create smart boat complete with all mod cons

Always wanted to live on a boat but put off by lack of mod cons? Then how about this smart boat which comes with the latest tech innovations including smart kettle, robot vacuum cleaner and a video doorbell. Seafarers can take a break and enjoy a warming cup of tea without even flicking a switch…

Why we’re all still in love with vinyl

Polaroids are the new must have camera, man (or more specifically woman) is going to the moon again and vinyl is back with a vengeance. You could be forgiven it’s the 1960s or 1970s. Yet in fact it is 2019! Boosted by events like the recent worldwide Record Store Day and a love for nostalgia,…

Bang & Olufsen debuts £16,000 Beovision Harmony TV at Milan Design Week

Luxury electronics brand Bang & Olufsen has unveiled the Beovision Harmony at Milan Design Week - a TV experience, the manufacturer claims, 'elevates the design of any living space and fills it with spectacular sound'. When Beovision Harmony is turned off or just playing music, the thin screen rests close to the floor, partially covered…

Engineering firm Sandvik creates smash-proof, 3D printed guitar

Rock stars have been smashing guitars for decades. However, Sandvik has created what it claims is the word's first smash-proof 3D printed guitar! To demonstrate its unbreakability, the global engineering company gave the instrument to Swedish-born guitar virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen. Named one of the ten greatest electric guitar players in the world by TIME Magazine,…

Review: BT Complete WiFi broadband service from £39.99 per month

Name: BT Complete WiFi Type: Broadband service Specs: Click here for full specs Price: From £39.99 per month Fed up of not being able to get WiFi throughout your home? BT has introduced what it claims to be the only service that guarantees 'wall to wall' coverage in every room of the house. Called Complete…