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Posted by Lara Lopes

The 3-in-1 Smart Box is a pocket sized speaker, shutter button and loss preventer

The 3-in-1 Smart Box is a nifty gadget that could be the perfect little Christmas present or an early treat to yourself. It may be tiny, but it offers 3 forms of functionality; pocket sized speaker, shutter button and loss preventer. The 2 W Bluetooth speaker measures approx 27 x 29 x 27 mm and weights just 20 g. Its portable design means you can bring your on-the-go audio with you anywhere, not having to rely on the below par speakers of today’s smartphones. The pocket-friendly cube also doubles up as a remote shutter button for your smartphone for those difficult shots, selfies […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

World’s thinnest smartphone is Vivo X5Max at just 4.75mm

[Image Courtesy of Vivo] Vivo, a smartphone manufacturer in China, have announced their latest device as the X5Max and it is the world’s thinnest phone at just 4.75mm in thickness. The device is top of the range with a construction of stainless steel and is packed with internals that are high end. [Image Courtesy of Vivo] The device is very thin and you can compare it against the iPhone 6 which comes in at 6.9mm in thickness, which people thought was very thin. [Image Courtesy of Vivo] The handset has a 64bit Snapdragon CPU inside it and it runs KitKat 4.4. […]

Posted by Alyn Wallace

Ninebot One: the self-balancing unicycle lets you glide effortlessly around the streets

Monowheels, or seatless self-balancing electric unicycles, are continuing to gain momentum, with several companies now making products similar to 2011’s Solowheel and prices are coming down quickly. Now, there’s new competition on the block in the form of the Ninebot One which offers 12 mph (20 kmh) fun with a range of 18 miles (30 km) on a single charge and all for just US$799. It features a magnesium alloy frame and pedal making it weigh 12.8 kg and it takes a maximum payload of around 110 kg. Just two hours plugged into a charging socket and you’re ready to […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Pepper the humanoid robot will leave Japan and arrive in US next year

We have heard about Pepper the robot with some time ago when it was designed in Japan. This is said to be the first robot to have emotions and it is the attempt of Softbank to introduce affordable Androids to people. Now the robot is leaving its native Japan and will be making its way over to the US next year, when it will become available in February at Sprint. [Image Courtesy of Aldebaran ] Pepper was revealed to the world in June at a press conference with a price tag of around US$1, 930, however, there hasn’t yet been […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Keecker is the egg shaped entertainment system and more

Keecker is described by its designers as the first HomePod in the world that will transform your home and allow your imagination to become a reality. The designers say that the system can take your house to the very next level as any wall can become a TV screen and any room can be turned into a concert hall, where you and your family can all share magical moments. However, how many families will be able to afford the robotic entertainment butler with the price tag being planned in the region of $3,000 to $4,000 is debatable. [Image Courtesy of Keecker] Keecker comes with a […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Cicret brings James Bond style touchscreen to your arm

Wearable devices are the in thing at the moment and the latest kid on the block looking to steal some of the limelight is the Cicret. It puts a touch screen onto the arm of the wearer that would not look out of place in a James Bond movie. [Image Courtesy of Cicret] The idea for Cicret came up 12 months ago and over the course of the last 6 months the bracelet has been designed. The Cicret bracelet resembles a similar design to that of the Jawbone Up, being a small and discrete wristband. Inside the band is a […]