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Watch Rory McIlroy battle it out with a robot hitting machine

27 Oct 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Watch Rory McIlroy battle it out with a robot hitting machine
McIlroy has beaten just about every other player he has come up against in the last few months, but I know exactly what you're thinking: How would he fare against a robot?

Back to the present: Hendo Hoverboard is on Kickstarter, will launch October 2015

21 Oct 2014  by Darren Allan
Back to the present: Hendo Hoverboard is on Kickstarter, will launch October 2015
The McFly dream has finally come true, with a caveat or two – namely the surfaces the board works on, and of course its cost.

Audi breaks world speed record for a self-driving car

21 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Audi breaks world speed record for a self-driving car
The German car manufacturer claims that its RS7 vehicle reached speeds of 149mph, taking just over two minutes to complete a lap of the German Grand Prix racetrack.

HTC announces the RE, a new screenless camera set to take on GoPro

09 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
HTC announces the RE, a new screenless camera set to take on GoPro
The Taiwanese firm has announced a new waterproof, wide-angled digital camera with just two buttons, which enables users to watch events directly while recording them.
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Oslo art sculpture uses social media to ‘paint’ the city’s mood

25 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Oslo art sculpture uses social media to ‘paint’ the city’s mood
Two Norwegian artists have created a waist-high art sculpture that analyses tweets in real-time and oozes different coloured paints depending on the emotions contained within them.

Microsoft’s experimental dance Cube lights up Seattle music festival

24 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Microsoft’s experimental dance Cube lights up Seattle music festival
The software giant has built a four-foot high art installation using five PCs, five projectors and four Kinect sensors in order to create an interactive dance party.

First live concert with 3D printed instruments was held in Sweden

23 Sep 2014  by Darren Allan
First live concert with 3D printed instruments was held in Sweden
Olaf Diegel of Lund University produced the band’s instruments with a 3D printer in a bid to raise awareness of the power of the technology.

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.