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Posted by Allison Blackburn

The Bttn is a single controller for just about everything

The internet has drastically changed how things are done, not only when it comes to the workplace but also in our homes. For instance in the home we can control the lights in the house, turn the temperature up or down and lock doors through our mobile phone and an app. Now to make life even easier is the Bttn, which the designer say is a physical push button that connects to the internet and is the easiest internet user interface in the world. [Image Courtesy of Bt.tn] The Bttn relies on the IFTTT platform and allows the user to program actions […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

Socialmatic Is The Digital Camera That Will Bring Polaroids Back

Get ready for a revolution. This is how Polaroid introduces their new product. The American company with 75 years of photography history has released the Polaroid Socialmatic, a gadget that fuses the applications of a digital camera with the interactivity of the instant camera in one product resulting in a hipster combination of retro photography and new technology. Polaroid has always been known for its ever recognizable snapshots. Since 1948, the company produces models for Polaroid pictures, but with the digital era, the company has lost ground to cameras from Samsung, Sony, Nikon, Canon and other companies that have advanced in the industry. The new camera costs […]

Posted by Alyn Wallace

iPhone 6 Plus bends in your pocket

“Bendgate” is the term coined on social media recently as reports come in of iPhone 6 Plus owners angered as they discover that the device can bend in your pocket. It comes just after Apple pulled it’s latest operating system, iOS 8.0.1, because of dropped cellular service. Photos have been hitting forums and social media showing a bend in the device’s thin aluminium frame. Then the guys over at Unbox Therapy went ahead and tested the iPhone’s bendability when intentional force was applied. Although it is not expected to receive that much force in normal use, they managed to leave […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

Electronic Pain Relievers Contolled By Smartphone

Philips is about to launch a new device controlled by iPhones and iPads, but they do not follow the mainstream gadgets for mobile phones, such as docks or intelligent lighting and sound systems. The PulseRelief and BlueTouch are sets of patches meant to help suppress persistent pain. Image by Philips The PulseRelief uses a technology called TENS (transcutaneous electronic nerve stimulation), which supposedly prevents pain signals from reaching your brain. At the same time, the apparatus would stimulate the production of endorphin, chemicals that generate feelings of well-being and happiness. Made for people who suffer muscle and joint pain, there […]

Posted by Alyn Wallace

Scrobby cleans your solar panels so you don’t have to

So you’ve installed some solar panels up on your roof and they’re due a clean. Keeping your solar panels clean is essential for their efficiency and sadly you can’t rely on the odd downpour to clean them off. But here to save you from dangerous climbs is Scrobby, the autonomous, solar-powered robot. Scrobby is fully autonomous meaning that after installing and setting it up, it will automatically go ahead and clean your solar panels to schedule. It’s also quite eco friendly being solar powered itself, it also uses rainwater to wash the panels with its brush. This self-sufficiency is also rather […]

Posted by Lara Lopes

Navdy Heads-Up Display Adds Safety to Driving

Viewing images on the windshield of the car is not exactly a new idea, but the technologies developed so far were concepts only designed for luxury models. The Navdy is a simple heads-up display (HUD) that projects notifications, apps, and driving directions directly from your smartphone to the windshield, guaranteeing to keep your eyes on the road. Image courtesy of Navdy The focus of this project is safe driving. The use of cell phones while driving is increasing accidents at an exponential rate worldwide. With Navdy, the driver can perform a series of tasks on their smartphone without taking getting distracted from the road or having to actually look at […]