Category Archives: Technology

New Japanese smartphone checks for radioactivity

So your smartphone can help you to communicate, tell the time and help you navigate. It might also be able to act as a compass, a thermometer, a Tesco Clubcard and a barcode reader. …

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Are your apps over-charging you?

When you download an app on your smartphone, how do you know that your personal details are safe? You might be prone to additional charges and fees just by giving rogue apps access to …

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Predicting the Future: The Gadgets of Today, Imagined 20 years Ago

out to be the most accurate: Mystic Meg, Nostradamus, Steve Jobs or… Tom Selleck? The BBC recently picked up on this amazing video from 1993 which accurately predicts the existence of many of the gadgets …

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The New York Times’ Magic Mirror

Is your iPad 2 starting to look a little… well, small? Do you need something a bit bigger? Something that will really dominate your entire kitchen? Microsoft’s Surface tablet is designed to lie flat …

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The Kindle… And Amazon’s Virtual Lending Library to Come

Out of all the gadgets I own, I have to say the Kindle is one of my favourites. Taking a Kindle on holiday was a real pleasure compared to taking my usual bundle of three …

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Batteries made of jelly – it’s not April 1st!

We’ve heard of companies making futuristic curved batteries, and students at Stanford University have been working hard to perfect amazing see-through batteries, but this new battery story is a trifle surprising! (Boo!) Researchers at …

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New .xxx domain available after more than ten years of debate

Yesterday saw the launch of the newest sponsored top level domain, or sTLD, that users can pick out when registering a new domain for their website. It’s the much-debated ‘.xxx’ which has finally been created for …

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Could Dixons Group shops be the next to disappear?

Could Dixons Group shops be the next to disappear? Retail analysts are worried that Dixons group of stores could be the next big names to disappear from our high streets if current trends continue Dixons …

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Introducing… TheSnugg!

Here at the Snugg, exciting things are always happening and so we felt we should start blogging about it. For those of you who don’t know who we are, we’re a gadget and gizmos …

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