Tag Archives: Gadgets

Asus Android tablet could rival iPad 2 this Christmas

Are you looking forward to getting an iPad 2 soon? Asus are launching a new Android tablet which could be available in the US just in time to make a dent in Apple’s sales, …

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Flexible quantum dot TVs: coming soon to your living room

What will you be watching movies on this Christmas? Have you treated the family to a swish new HD or 3D TV? In three or four years’ time, we could all be watching Christmas …

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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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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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