SizeGenie launches body measurement tool on Kickstarter

How many times have you ordered clothes online, only to send them back a few days later because they just don’t fit? SizeGenie aims to put an end to this frustration. It’s a clever infrared camera based on a medical grade body scanner that hooks up to your desktop computer via USB. Just position the…

Design of the day: shaved head motorbike helmet

How terrifying. When I first saw this image on Design Boom I really thought it was half of someone's head after a motorbike crash. It looked so realistic. Turns out - thankfully - it's just a rather life-like motorbike helmet. Designed by Dubai-based designer Jyo John Muller, there are four variations available including a motorcycle cap with…

Top 10 Gadget Christmas Gifts for Her

As Christmas continues to hurtle toward us, it's time to think about what to buy for the lady in your life. Forget the old reliable standby of pyjamas or a handbag - what your wife/girlfriend/daughter/mother/sister/aunty/secret lover really wants (and needs) is the latest gadget to make her day-to-day life that little bit easier…

Product review: Nike Flyknit Lunar 1+ running shoe, £140

Running shoes, it seems, are going hi-tech. Last month we wrote about the new Adidas Boost trainers. This month, it's the turn of Nike to unveil its latest product, the suitably hi-tech sounding Flyknit Lunar 1+. Essentially based on the…

Epson prepping budget GPS sports watch

The name Epson may conjure images of flashy projectors and all-in-one printer scanners, but the company look set to be expanding into a fairly unexpected avenue: sports watches. To be precise, Epson are looking to take on the Nike+ SportWatch…