Review: Airtame wireless dongle £299

Chris Price reviews the Airtame, a plug and play device that can help businesses connect their employees and guests with the TV and projector screens in their organisations much more easily…. When it comes to giving presentations on the big screen it never seems as easy as it should be. All too often, the computer…

Sphero Mini now available in three new colours for Apple

Connected play company Sphero has announced three new colours for its Mini robots, exclusively for Apple. Sphero Mini packs tons of fun into a tiny, app-enabled robotic ball, claims the manufacturer. Drive using the Sphero Mini app, or with your facial expressions in the new Face Drive  feature. Use Mini as a controller to play different games, or…

IFA 2018: Harman Kardon launches £549 Citation 500 smart speaker

Harman Kardon has become the latest manufacturer to launch a smart speaker. The Citation 500 is billed as a high-quality intelligent speaker with a sleek, sophisticated design. The manufacturer says the Citation 500, which was awarded with the prestigious EISA Smart Speaker 2018-2019, will deliver superb sound while complementing the aesthetics of your home. Inspired…

BBC’s first ever virtual reality prom developed for Oculus Go

  For the first time, virtual reality will be seen at the BBC Proms in a new work by Anna Meredith and 59 Productions. Commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War, the project helps to bring some of the lesser known stories and history of the Great War to life, while enabling viewers…

How can we maintain our future energy supplies?

The authors of 'The Future - Reinvented: Reimagining Life, Society, and Business' outline four different scenarios to save the planet's limited resources including producing your own energy to share with others and heat-generating wearables... As the summer heat hits, our power grids work at full pelt to keep cooling and ventilation systems battling against the sweltering temperatures. …

Facebook Messenger launches two multiplayer video chat AR games

Due to go live on Facebook Messenger today (August 8th, 2018) are two new video games using AR filter technology to allow users to challenge their friends at the same time as catching up with them on video chat. The multiplayer video chat AR games allow you to play with up to six people at a…

CAPPING SYSTEMS IN LANDFILLS

Uncontrolled waste landfills This is a landfill that can be found in any isolated esplanade, cliff, or river bank, wherever any sort of residues are unloaded. This kind of discharge is usually perpetrated by individuals that want to get rid of certain stuff at the cheapest possible cost, or by small counties that manage their…

ChargedUp introduces mobile phone battery charging vending stations in London

London-based company, ChargedUp, is taking the bike sharing model and bringing it to battery charging for your mobile. It has developed a network of vending stations where you can borrow portable battery banks, use them for as long as you need and then return them to a station of your choosing. You can locate a…

SEAT adds Amazon Alexa to Leon and Ateca models

SEAT has become the first automotive brand in Europe to launch Amazon Alexa in its vehicle line-up, expanding its digital ecosystem and connectivity offerings. As our lives become increasingly busy, bringing Amazon Alexa into the car means customers can optimise their time behind the wheel - whether that's managing their personal schedule, playing music, navigating…