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Google X firm develops vibrating spoon to help Parkinson's sufferers eat

11 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Google X firm develops vibrating spoon to help Parkinson's sufferers eat
Lift Labs, which was acquired recently by the search engine giant, has created a spoon that counteracts the user's tremors, allowing them to eat more easily.

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments interrogation trailer revealed

01 Sep 2014  by Darren Allan
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments interrogation trailer revealed
Fancy yourself as a bit of an amateur consulting detective? Then this Sherlock game will definitely be of interest, featuring seven full cases to solve.

Dyson to launch its first robot vacuum cleaner, Project N223

29 Aug 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Dyson to launch its first robot vacuum cleaner, Project N223
The British technology firm has revealed a cryptic teaser video, which suggests its first autonomous vacuum cleaner will be released soon, after cancelling a similar product 13 years ago.

Samsung Galaxy S5 challenges Apple iPhone 5S to take on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge [video]

26 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Samsung Galaxy S5 challenges Apple iPhone 5S to take on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge [video]
Samsung’s waterproof handset has laid down the gauntlet to the iPhone 5S as well as the HTC One M8 and Nokia Lumia 930 – all three of which aren’t waterproof.

ITProPortal's Ice Bucket Challenge for MacMillan Cancer Support (video)

23 Aug 2014  by Team ITPP
ITProPortal's Ice Bucket Challenge for MacMillan Cancer Support (video)
Single MPU placeholderWith much of the world going Ice Bucket Challenge crazy right now, we thought we'd get in on the act, having a laugh while simultaneously raising money for a worthy cause.

Remember Flappy Bird? Its Swing Copters iOS sequel will ruin your life all over again

19 Aug 2014  by Alysia Judge
Remember Flappy Bird? Its Swing Copters iOS sequel will ruin your life all over again
Flappy Bird was a worldwide sensation, and Swing Copters is its official sequel. Dong Nguyen has just announced the game will be arriving on Android and iOS this week.

Microsoft's Satya Nadella, Apple's Tim Cook and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg get wet for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge [video]

15 Aug 2014  by Aatif Sulleyman
Microsoft's Satya Nadella, Apple's Tim Cook and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg get wet for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge [video]
They've been taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge, a campaign intended to raise money for people dealing with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's Disease – most commonly known as ALS.
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gets covered in bucket of icy water: Nominates Bill Gates to go next (video)

14 Aug 2014  by Tom Phelan
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gets covered in bucket of icy water: Nominates Bill Gates to go next (video)
The founder of Facebook has filmed himself tipping a bucket of icy water over his head as part of a viral fundraising campaign sweeping the web. He also nominates three tech giants to go next.

How to smooth out shaky GoPro footage

12 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
How to smooth out shaky GoPro footage
Microsoft researchers have developed a new video rendering standard that wants to make shaky footage shot on GoPro cameras a thing of the past.

Marc Jacobs brings tweet-to-pay concept to London’s Covent Garden

07 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Marc Jacobs brings tweet-to-pay concept to London’s Covent Garden
The second pop-up shop of its kind opens in the city next weekend and allows payments using tweets as well as a wealth of other activities to attendees.

Cyberith Virtualizer lets you run and jump in virtual reality [VIDEO]

25 Jul 2014  by Alysia Judge
Cyberith Virtualizer lets you run and jump in virtual reality [VIDEO]
The Cyberith Virtualizer is a gaming rig that lets you walk, run and jump throughout virtual reality environments. Could this be the enabler of immersive virtual reality?