Social enterprise Dazin saves lives by eliminating deadly smoke from household cooking

It's one of the least-known killers - yet deadly smoke from open cooking fires, according to the WHO, causes over four million premature deaths each year. That's more than AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis deaths combined. Yet perhaps because its effects are less obvious, this issue does not draw much attention in comparison - despite the fact…

Wholly cow: our hands-on review of the leather-clad LG G4

Today saw the synchronised world launch of LG's new flagship Android phone, the LG G4, and we were at the London leg to give it a try. Hosted by Gabby Logan, the event featured the big cheeses of LG Europe talking about the phone, plus some awkward moments - the G4 has leaked twice, and when LG…

Cab app Hailo offers free taxis to voters

Hailo, the taxi app that was Uber for black cabs before Uber existed, is giving away free taxi rides to anyone voting in the General Election. All you need to do is pre-book your cab using the Hailo app (iOS, Android and Apple Watch), go to your polling station, and as long as your fare’s under £15, it’s free.

Acer’s new phablet has a truly enormous battery

We’re at Acer’s global press conference in New York today, and we’re excited to see them unveil a new 5.5-inch phone with a stonking 4000mAh battery. For comparison, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has 2600, the HTC One M9 has 2840, the OnePlus One has 3100 and even the soon-to-be-released Honor 6+ can’t match it, with 3600 mAh. In short, it’s a beast.

You can write on Acer’s new tablet with a pencil

Acer unveiled a whole heap of products at their New York global conference today, and we were there to give them all a try. One of the first things to catch our eye was the new Acer Iconia One 8 tablet with Precision Plus technology. That basically means it responds more accurately to touch – but it also means you can write on it with anything from a stylus to an actual pencil.

NuDock: a super-stylish iPhone and Apple Watch dock

This classy iPhone and Apple Watch dock has just raised 10 times its funding target on Indiegogo, making 300,000 dollars $149 at a time. It’s not surprising when you consider that the NuDock charges both devices and includes a lamp and portable phone charger.