Tag Archives: Innovation

MoD training simulations forced to keep up with modern gaming

Last year saw the release of the third instalment of the popular Call of Duty: Modern Warfare gaming series. Now the Ministry of Defence (MoD) have admitted that they have been forced to update …

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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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Free apps are coming to Spotify

How many apps do you use on a daily basis? Most of us download apps onto our smartphones, or use apps with our Google accounts and tablet devices. If you’re a Mac user, you …

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The Tablet Patent Wars Continue: Gesture Control

The patent wars between Apple and its rivals continue. This time, the billion dollar company is vying for copyright of new gesture controls and user interfaces. Seen the movie ‘Minority Report’? In the not-too …

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How Do You Rent Your Films?

From today, customers in the UK can rent movies via YouTube – the service has finally launched here after running in the US and Canada since the spring. Anything you rent will be available …

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Is there room for another tablet? Enter the Amazon Fire

Last week, Amazon revealed their newest Kindle – although, unlike the Kindle 3, this device is more than just an e-book reader. Amazon now sell more Kindle books than real books, and they are …

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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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