HP’s new Pavilion lets you play the latest games for a fraction of the price

Gaming is not as cheap a hobby as say, the Japanese art of paper folding, commonly known as Origami. Keeping up with the latest technological upgrades. The configuration sent to us weighs in with an £800 price tag (around $1,140,…

Ford Teams with IBM Using Analytics To Ease Driving Woes

Auto giant Ford has partnered with IBM to add cloud and big data capabilities to its Smart Mobility initiative that aims to advance connectivity, mobility, and autonomous vehicles. By streaming data, the companies are looking to improve the driving experience. Yesterday,…

VeloCloud Raises $27M to Meet Growing Global Demand for SD-WAN

VeloCloud Raises $27M to Meet Growing Global Demand for SD-WAN — Series C Financing led by March Capital Partners and Strategic Investors. VeloCloud Networks Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, today announced that it has closed $27 million in Series C…

This smart suitcase will tell you what to pack for your holiday

It’s finally happened, we’ve finally found a connected gadget that will actually improve our lives. Amongst the time-wasting, smartphone-syncing meat thermometers, fishing aides and internet-connected wine bottles, this smart suitcase has blown our minds by being able to tell us…

Barclaycard takes on Apple Pay by adding NFC transactions to its Android app

​Parent company Barclays may be dragging its feet on Apple Pay support, but Barclaycard has just added NFC payments to its Android app. Users with the latest version of the Barclaycard app installed on their Android smartphone can carry out…

Manny the selfie-snapping cat becomes an Instagram sensation

​​Social media users have probably seen enough cat photos to last them nine lifetimes, but there’s one moggy Instagram can’t seem to get enough of. The feline is obsessed with cameras, particularly GoPros, and has a knack for capturing the…

Apple is working on a fix for this iPhone 6S battery anomaly

​Some iPhone 6S users are reporting a battery anomaly that’s causing their device to display an incorrect amount of remaining charge. Battery percentage on affected devices is apparently failing to update, even though power is being consumed.

Microsoft’s HoloLens headset might have a battery problem

Battery life might be the Achilles heel of HoloLens following confirmation that the headset is limited to five and a half hours off a single charge. Its runtime drops to just two and a half hours under heavy usage, Microsoft Technical…

Scientists crush our childhood dreams of becoming Spider-Man

A group of buzz-killing researchers from the University of Cambridge have dashed our childhood dreams by proving that Spider-Man-style wallcrawling is physically impossible. Even if a radioactive spider bite did bestow arachnid abilities upon you, scaling walls would still be…

Microsoft is recalling Surface Pro power cables due to fire risks

​​Microsoft is about to launch a voluntary recall on power cables for Surface Pro tablets after identifying them as a potential fire risk. If you own the latest model – the Surface Pro 4 – you have nothing to worry about, but…

Crowdfunded Ion Belt puts a complete smartphone recharge around your waist

​Portable battery boosters are a great idea. Trouble is you’ve always left them at home when your phone decides to haemorrhage its last 20% of battery and leave you in the lurch. This Kickstarter project is looking to solve that…

Fashion brands up the smartwatch game with designer Android Wear watch faces

​Already tired of your smartwatch’s limited array of customisation options? Yeah, us too. Well, Google has partnered with a number of fashion brands to bring a new mix of designer Android Wear watch faces to the mix and bolster those…

Domino’s Apple Watch app will tell you when it’s pizza time

​The only thing worse than a hangover is a New Year’s Day hangover, but help is now just a screen tap away for Apple Watch owners. Domino’s Easy Order App for the wearable lets users order a slice of hangover-banishing…

Fitbit launches its first colour touchscreen tracker with the Blaze

Fitbit is the market leader in wearables, so it might come as a surprise to hear that it’s only just announced its first colour touchscreen device. Billed as a ‘smarter fitness tracker’ rather than a smartwatch, the Fitbit Blaze was…

Kids can play whack-a-mole with these new Skechers

If you’ve ever experienced the joy of owning those light-up trainers as a kid – you know, the ones that had flashing red lights on the side when you walked – you’ll understand why kids will love these new gaming…

Hands-on with Casio’s rugged Android Wear watch

You might not think that by looking at this thing, but the larger-than-life Casio Smart Outdoors Watch WSD-F10 marks a serious step forward in smartwatch evolution, honest. Not only is it the first true smartwatch designed for the wannabe Bear…

Google Starts Testing Password-Free Logins Using Your Phone

Passwords — especially weak ones or those used across multiple systems — can create all kinds of vulnerabilities and security headaches for people and businesses. The test was brought to light yesterday when reddit user rp1226 posted documents and screenshots…

Vietnam Visit from Google CEO Gives Hope to Local Startups

Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s visit to Vietnam gives hope to people in the local startup community that they could succeed globally. Speaking to about 200 people in a cafe in central Hanoi on Tuesday, Pichai [pictured] said he did not…

Comcast Tests Gigabit-Speed Internet Service in Philadelphia

Google Fiber, the gigabit-speed Internet service that is slowly rolling out to cities across the country, may soon have some competition from an established service provider. Philadelphia-based Comcast has announced that it is testing a new protocol known as DOCSIS…

Silicon Valley Tech Companies Jump on the Super Bowl Bandwagon

With the historic Super Bowl 50 coming soon to that great entrepreneurial gridiron known as Silicon Valley, local tech companies large and small are getting in on the action. Headquartered smack dab in the middle of what SB50 host committee’s…