Wearable Tech

Apple iPhone 13 Launch: Apple Watch Series 7

Brand new look for Apple Watch thanks to a 20 percent larger screen area, coupled with faster charging, new colours,…

2 weeks ago

Data Protection Regulator Queries Facebook On Smart Glasses

Italian data protection regulator asks for Facebook to provide more information on privacy and data protections in new Ray-Ban Stories…

2 weeks ago

Facebook Reveals First Gen Smart Glasses

Social network Facebook teams up with luxury sunglasses maker for first generation of smart glasses called 'Ray-Ban Stories'

3 weeks ago

Complex Design Causes Apple Watch 7 Production Delay – Report

Complicated design, Coronavirus disruptions and performance problems have delayed initial manufacturing of Apple's Watch 7

4 weeks ago

Google Health Disbanded; Staff Sent To Other Divisions

The dedicated health unit at Google has been disbanded, with its 570 staff sent to different divisions within the Alphabet…

1 month ago

Elon Musk Touts Humanoid Robot For Boring, Dangerous Jobs

Tesla will build a humanoid robot called Tesla Bot, to tackle “dangerous, repetitive and boring tasks”, Elon Musk announces

1 month ago

YouTube Suspends Rand Paul Over Facemask Claims

Another social platform has banned yet another US Republican politician over false claims about facemask effectiveness during pandemic

2 months ago

Samsung Unveils Cheaper, More Durable Folding Phones

New handsets with folding screens from Samsung, offer cheaper prices, increased durability, and also an under-screen camera

2 months ago

Amazon Reinstates Mask Requirement For US Warehouse Staff

All Amazon staff in its US warehouse are now required once again to wear masks indoors, irrespective of their vaccine…

2 months ago

Neuralink Rival Synchron Wins FDA Approval For Brain Interface Trial

Elon Musk's Neuralink business faces competition, after Synchron gains approval for a second trial with humans for its implantable brain…

2 months ago

Facebook Pauses Sales Of Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset Over Skin Complaints

Temporary pause of sales of the Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headset, after issues with a foam pad causing skin…

2 months ago

Facebook Outlines ‘Metaverse’ Strategy

Company wants to transition from social media to 'metaverse' technology, creating immersive experiences that connect to work, games and real-world…

2 months ago

UK Introduces Right To Repair, Others To Follow

Last week the government introduced ‘right to repair’ legislation in the United Kingdom, to tackle the long standing e-waste issue

3 months ago

Apple Updates Magnet Warning For Pacemakers

Updated list of Apple devices that should be kept a safe distance away from pacemakers and other implanted medical equipment

3 months ago

Mobile World Congress Returns To Barcelona With ‘Hybrid’ Event

Mobile World Congress returns to Barcelona for Europe's first major tech conference since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic, with talks from…

3 months ago

Google Developing Own Skin-Tone System In Diversity Push

Google develops its own alternative to industry-standard skin-tone classification system as it seeks to ensure products work well across skin…

3 months ago

Facebook Begins Testing Ads In Oculus VR Games

Facebook is to begin testing advertisements in its Oculus virtual reality games, as it seeks to create a 'self-sustaining platform'…

3 months ago

Tim Cook Warns Sideloading Apps Will Hurt iPhone Security

During a rare interview, Apple's Tim Cook warns EU that allowing the sideloading of apps by avoiding the App Store…

3 months ago

Facebook Smartwatch To Include Detachable Cameras – Report

Privacy worry or novel device? Facebook's upcoming smartwatch will reportedly include two detachable cameras and a heart rate monitor

4 months ago

Huawei To Launch Harmony 2.0 Operating System Next Week

Huawei's Android replacement operating system for mobile handsets and devices, Harmony OS 2.0, will be officially launched next week

4 months ago

Snap Acquires British AR Display Maker WaveOptics

Snapchat company buys WaveOptics, maker of displays for augmented-reality glasses, for more than $500m amidst increased competition in emerging field

4 months ago

Snap Offers AR Glasses To ‘Select Creators’

Snap moves cautiously into augmented reality field with AR glasses offered to select creators of Snapchat's popular 'Lens' effects

4 months ago

Google To Open Retail Store In New York

Good idea? Google retail store in New York’s Chelsea neighbourhood will sell Pixel phones, FitBit devices and Nest products

4 months ago

Google I/O: Android 12 Boasts Major Redesign

Google I/O: With few hardware (Pixel etc) announcements, Google confirms massive redesign for Android 12, including new look and feel

4 months ago

Neuralink Video Shows Monkey Playing Pong With Its Mind

Video posted by Elon Musk start-up Neuralink shows macaque monkey playing Pong with brain signals transmitted via wireless interface

6 months ago

Microsoft Wins US Army Contract For Augmented Reality Headsets

Win for HoloLens technology, as Microsoft signs ten year contract with US Army worth $21.9 billion for augmented reality headsets

6 months ago

Apple Partners TSMC For AR Display Screens – Report

Long rumoured augmented reality push by Apple, reportedly sees it partner TSMC to develop ultra-advanced display technology

8 months ago

Update To Unlock FaceID For Watch Users Wearing Masks

No need for Apple Watch users to remove their facemask, in order to unlock their iPhone, with the iOS 14.5…

8 months ago

Cyclist Swept Into River Calls 999 From Apple Watch

Lucky escape. Man uses Apple Watch to alert emergency services, after he was swept off his bike in Herefordshire and…

8 months ago

An Augmented Reality Future?

Rumours that Apple is actively developing AR technology that would deliver a usable and wearable AR could herald a new…

8 months ago