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cool tech July 7, 2014 posted by

Google Cardboard VR Toolkit – the cheapest – and coolest – virtual reality kit for your phone you can buy

The Oculus Rift is the VR baby of the tech world but it’s not the only game out there. In fact, for a few bucks you can actually build your own. Sure it won’t be as sleek as the Oculus Rift but the Google Cardboard VR Toolkit will definitely take you less time to build, and you won’t need gazillions in venture capital and a buyout to make your eyes happy.


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Google Cardboard VR Toolkit – the cheapest – and coolest – virtual reality kit for your phone you can buy
cool tech July 4, 2014 posted by

M8 4K TV Box – stylish, powerful Android TV box delivers 4K ultra high resolution Internet, games and more to your television [Review]

We’ve been covering Android TV boxes for a while, and they’ve come a long way since the early days of under-powered, over hyped gum-stick units. Nowadays the best of them are really cool, and can turn your television into a beast of an Internet enabled multimedia device. Now the manufacturers have stepped up the game and introduced the first of the ultra high resolution models, which can deliver 4K to your compatible TV.


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M8 4K TV Box – stylish, powerful Android TV box delivers 4K ultra high resolution Internet, games and more to your television [Review]
cool tech July 3, 2014 posted by

theQ – the world’s first waterproof social camera shares your photos instantly with in-built 3G

Hmm…now here’s interesting. This brand new theQ camera aims to replace your smartphone as the camera of choice by offering instant uploads to social networks using in integrated 3G wireless networking. Which basically means you should be able to do instant uploads from just about any place on earth. Which is fascinating.


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theQ – the world’s first waterproof social camera shares your photos instantly with in-built 3G
cool tech July 3, 2014 posted by

Hyundai demonstrates that driverless cars may be coming sooner than we think

Buried amongst all the headline hoop-la about Google’s self-driving cars, there’s a steady stream of interesting snippets from various car manufacturers who are clearly working towards some sort of radical future for the automobile. The era of the driverless car looks as though it’s going to be a part of our lives sometime soon, whether we like it or not.


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Hyundai demonstrates that driverless cars may be coming sooner than we think
cool tech July 2, 2014 posted by

iSwimband – wireless monitor triggers phone alarm if there’s a danger of drowning

Every year there are far too many tragic deaths caused by accidental drowning, so it’s always good to report on products which are designed to prevent these sad events. The problem is especially acute at crowded public pools where it can be very difficult to keep track of small children from poolside.


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iSwimband – wireless monitor triggers phone alarm if there’s a danger of drowning
cool tech July 2, 2014 posted by

Smart Cloud – turn your living room into a thunderstorm, without all that wet stuff

I love rainy days. Love them. Every time I have to leave my house on a rainy day, and forego listening to the sound it makes, I feel it was a day wasted. Now my dark and gloomy soul can have a thunderstorm (sans rain) whenever I want with the Smart Cloud.


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Smart Cloud – turn your living room into a thunderstorm, without all that wet stuff
cool tech June 30, 2014 posted by

Whistle Phone Finder – lost your phone, just whistle. You know how to whistle right? [Freeware App]

We’ve all suffered from lost phone syndrome at one point or another, haven’t we? Back of the sofa cushions, yesterday’s coat pocket, a bag at the end of the rainbow. It’s just one of those frustrating things that can happen, especially when we’re on our way out of the door to catch a train/plane/bus. But now there’s an app which can help you find your phone in an instant without having to make a call, and it’s totally free.


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Whistle Phone Finder – lost your phone, just whistle. You know how to whistle right? [Freeware App]
cool tech June 24, 2014 posted by

littleBits – open source maker kit promises a world of delight for wannabe nerds of any age

Making machines and projects out of various different objects is a pasttime that never gets old. But your creations generally don’t come with a huge selection of electronic components to choose from, nor do they snap together as easily as LEGO kits do. Until now.


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littleBits – open source maker kit promises a world of delight for wannabe nerds of any age
cool tech June 23, 2014 posted by

Nissan Leaf To Home – your electric car can now also double up as an emergency home generator and even earn you money?

Electric cars are developing at a rapid speed nowadays, alongside improvements in battery technology and charging infrastructure. But it looks as though there may be even more to come in the future, if this new technology from Nissan takes hold.


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Nissan Leaf To Home – your electric car can now also double up as an emergency home generator and even earn you money?
cool tech June 20, 2014 posted by

3D Printer Pen – we have some great fun with this new $79 pen printer [Review]

3D printing is definitely the cool hip thing to do nowadays, at least judging by the number of printers you see launching on the crowdfunding sites. But one area that’s still a bit of a mystery is the budget end of the market, namely 3D pen printers, which offer similar 3D capabilities, but via a handheld device.


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3D Printer Pen – we have some great fun with this new $79 pen printer [Review]
cool tech June 19, 2014 posted by

Nissan e-NV200 – superb all electric workhorse may change small business transport for ever [Review]

And boom, before you could catch your breath, the future hit us square in the face. Nissan Motors, purveyors of fine electric vehicles to the environmentally friendly has taken the bold and perhaps prescient step of launching an all-electric van and people carrier, aiming EV technology smack at the center of the white van man culture.


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Nissan e-NV200 – superb all electric workhorse may change small business transport for ever [Review]
cool tech June 12, 2014 posted by

Discov3ry: game changing add-on for 3D printing lets you print with anything from Nutella to Latex

Do you love food? Do you love fancy food such as cakes decorated so precisely they look like art and feel almost criminal to eat? Me too. So I was incredibly stoked to see that Structur3d Printing has pioneered a way to print with frosting using a 3D printer. Up till now 3D printers have mostly been confined to printing using some kind of plastic only, but not any more.


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Discov3ry: game changing add-on for 3D printing lets you print with anything from Nutella to Latex
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