Facebook adds in-browser video chat with new Skype partnership

Gerald Lynch Facebook, Features, Skype, Tech Digest news, VoiP 8 Comments

Facebook and Skype have announced a new partnership that will see the pair join forces to bring video chat to the world's largest social network, alongside group chat. Via a downloadable plug-in, users will be able to video call…

Read more | Comments (0)

Sony give mix-tape lovers a retro lifeline with the CFD-A110 boom box

Gerald Lynch Home audio, Retro gear, Tech Digest news 2 Comments

The floppy-disc may have gone the way of the Dodo, but there is one ageing technology that may yet prove to be as resilient as a cockroach; the cassette tape. Maybe it's the sentimentality that we attach to our favourite…

Read more | Comments (0)

VIDEO: Steampunk Segway ditches motor

Duncan Geere Transport Leave a Comment

At the Gadget Show Live last weekend, I got as close to a Segway as I’ve ever been, which made me ridiculously excited. I want one. But if I can’t get one, then this is probably the next best thing – it’s a Steampunk Segway, powered by pedalling.

The best thing, though, is that the creator has taken the time to document the entire creation process on Instructables. Make your own, but don’t come crying to us if it falls apart on the hard shoulder of the M4.

Instructables (via Engadget)

Read more | Comments (0)