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Swatch plans to unveil own smartwatch next summer

3 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Swatch plans to unveil own smartwatch next summer
The company hasn’t ruled out collaboration, but believes it can carve its own path in the smartwatch market on the strength of the Swatch brand name.

Apple’s iWatch won’t go on sale until 2015

30 Aug 2014  by Darren Allan
Apple’s iWatch won’t go on sale until 2015
While the much talked about smartwatch might be set to launch the week after next, it’s still months away from hitting shelves…

Samsung confirms Amazon Prime 4K video on demand is arriving in October

29 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Samsung confirms Amazon Prime 4K video on demand is arriving in October
A press release from the firm stated that it would be adding Amazon streaming content to its TV sets as well as that from other providers including Wuaki.tv and CHILI.

Innovative PC market fights back against tablets with 3.7% drop in shipments that defies analysts

29 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Innovative PC market fights back against tablets with 3.7% drop in shipments that defies analysts
IDC data shows that PC shipments are enjoying an uplift in mature markets where customers are starting to buy the devices once more and it is benefiting from smaller tablets becoming the norm.

Microsoft planning Miracast dongle to be Chromecast-killer?

29 Aug 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Microsoft planning Miracast dongle to be Chromecast-killer?
The latest speculation, based on FCC filings and certificates published by the Wi-Fi Alliance, suggests that the software giant is readying its own content-mirroring device.

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.

Mixed news for the server market: It's growing, but not by much

29 Aug 2014  by Ian Barker
Mixed news for the server market: It's growing, but not by much
The second quarter of 2014 saw server shipments grow by 1.3 percent and revenue by 2.8 percent according to the latest figures released by Gartner.

Google reveals Project Wing, drone deliveries to rival Amazon Prime Air

29 Aug 2014  by Darren Allan
Google reveals Project Wing, drone deliveries to rival Amazon Prime Air
Google has had this project going for two years now, and has successfully tested drone craft with deliveries in Australia.

IBM's supercomputer Watson ready to take on cancer

28 Aug 2014  by Sam Pudwell
IBM's supercomputer Watson ready to take on cancer
The days of scientists having to labour for days or months to test theories and hypotheses could now be over, thanks to Watson's new Discovery Advisor program.

Students, startups and a Bill Gates-backed research team named as finalists for $10m Star Trek-inspired competition

28 Aug 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Students, startups and a Bill Gates-backed research team named as finalists for $10m Star Trek-inspired competition
The Qualcomm Tricorder X Price challenges contestants to build a portable, non-invasive medical scanner, similar to the Tricorder used in sci-fi series Start Trek.

Amazon Prime 4K streaming coming to Samsung TVs this October?

28 Aug 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Amazon Prime 4K streaming coming to Samsung TVs this October?
A Samsung press release seems to suggest that Amazon's 4K streaming will be up and running by October, to coincide with the launch of the South Korean firm's latest line of UHD TV sets.