Index: Awards 2015 – shortlist includes portable solar-powered desalination unit and Lego-inspired modular phone

Interested in design and technological innovation? Then it's well worth checking out the INDEX: Awards from Danish company, Design to Improve Life. Recently announced by the jury, this year's shortlist includes 46 innovative designs from a pool of 1,123 - including seven in BODY, nine in HOME, 11 in WORK, 10 in PLAY & LEARNING and…

HTC announce Android-based Tattoo

Taiwan-based HTC has confirmed a mass-market mobile that uses the increasingly popular Google Android operating system.

Dubbed the Tattoo, it integrates all of Google's mobile services including Google Maps, search and Google mail as well as the Android market where you can download applications and games. It also comes complete with 3.2 megapixel camera, 3.5mm stereo headset jack and expandable microSD memory.

Available October, it is HTC's second phone incorporating HTC Sense, a new user interface designed to integrate voice calls, texts, photos and status updates.