Tech

16 January 2019

New project helps to detect pollution

Google's iconic street view cars will be fitted with air pollution monitors. A new initiative, launched by London Mayor Sadiq Khan, will see the cars take readings every 30 metres or ...

16 January 2019

Japan robot hotel fires half of its robots

A Japanese hotel that ran entirely on robots has culled half of its staff. The team at Japan's Henn-na 'Strange' Hotel have decided to lay off half its 243 robots because ...

16 January 2019

Nike unveil smartphone-paired Adapt BB

Nike have unveiled a pair of smart trainers that connect to your smartphone. The footwear manufacturing company have released their Adapt BB shoes, specially made for those who like to play ...

15 January 2019

Facebook invests $300M into local news

Facebook is investing $300 million in local news. The social media giant - co-foudned by Mark Zuckerberg - is vowing to help out outlets with news programs, partnerships and initiatives. This will ...

15 January 2019

iPhone to ditch Lightning Cable for USB-C?

The new iPhones could feature a USB-C connector. Apple has reportedly decided to follow Samsung and Google by ditching their Lightning Cable and opting for the replacement of the traditional USB, ...

15 January 2019

Marty the robot comes to 500 grocery stores in US

Marty the robot will be seen on the aisles of 500 grocery stores in the US. The robotic assistant has been employed to warn managers of any spillages or potential hazards ...

14 January 2019

Samsung hints at February launch for foldable Galaxy X

Samsung has hinted at a February release date for the Galaxy X foldable smartphone. The South Korean firm has announced a live streamed event to launch the revolutionary product on February ...

14 January 2019

Egg beats Kylie Jenner to most-liked Instagram post

A picture of an egg has trumped Kylie Jenner to the most-liked post on Instagram. The account with the handle @world_record_egg shared the image of the shelled dairy product on the ...

14 January 2019

World's longest aircraft is going into production

The world's longest aircraft is set to go into production. The 302-feet prototype, which cost £32m, Airlander 10, was abandoned after one final test in 2012, and now British firm ...

11 January 2019

Canon plans 8K mirrorless camera

Canon is set to develop an 8K mirrorless camera. The Japanese corporation's planning executive Yoshiyuki Mizoguchi has teased that "an 8K video-capable camera is already in our EOS R-series roadmap". It's ...

11 January 2019

'Apple to release three iPhones in 2019'

Apple are reportedly planning to launch three new iPhones in 2019. The Wall Street Journal reports the tech giants are working on a successor to the XR model, featuring an LCD ...

11 January 2019

Facebook launches fact-checking system in UK

Facebook is introducing a fact-checking operation in the UK. The social media giant has joined forces with the charity Full Fact to be in charge with reviewing any fake news spread ...

9 January 2019

Google Assistant to become translator

Google's voice assistant will soon become a translator. The company are trialling a new feature which come with 27 different language options to aid in communicating in a foreign language when ...

9 January 2019

AI-powere robot could help elderly beat loneliness

Kiki the AI-powered pet robot could help the elderly beat loneliess. The cute design, featuring anime eyes, from Zoetic is the latest companionship robot invented to offer affection or company ...

9 January 2019

Mark Zuckerberg to host public debates on technology

Mark Zuckerberg has made it his "challenge" for 2019 to hold public discussion on the future of technology. The Facebook CEO has revealed he wants to hold regular talks with industry ...

8 January 2019

Sony launches 360 Reality Audio experience for music lovers

Sony has announced a '360 Reality Audio' experience for music fans. The Japanese firm unveiled a number of new products at the 2019 CES Show in Las Vegas on Monday (07.01.19), ...

8 January 2019

LG rollable TV will hit South Korean market within 2019

LG's rollable OLED TV R will "go beyond" what a "traditional TV" can achieve. The South Korean company unveiled their new product - which can be folded away to create more ...

8 January 2019

Samsung's elderly Bot Care robot

Samsung has introduced Bot Care for the elderly. The new robot from the South Korean firm will be able to take your grandparents' blood pressure and help out with every ...

7 January 2019

Google's Android Q could feature dark mode

Google's Android Q could introduce a system-wide dark mode. The company has confirmed plans to test the feature as they look to make sure "all preloaded apps" can support the development. Google's ...

7 January 2019

Tidal launches master quality audio for Android users

Tidal is bringing master quality audio to its HiFi members using the service on Android smartphones. The company revealed on Monday (07.01.19) that Tidal Masters uses technology developed by MQA (Master ...
7 January 2019

LG unveil 88-inch monster 8K TV with Amazon Alexa

LG are set to unveil an 88-inch 8K OLED Z9 television at CES 2019. The South Korean firm will reveal further details of the product at the big reveal during ...

4 January 2019

Amazon Alexa to be put in a bike

Amazon is putting its voice assistant Alexa into a bicycle. The Cybic Legend is a Halford's exclusive bike that's set to hit the UK later this year, and the two-wheeled vehicle ...

4 January 2019

Screen time isn't bad for children's health

Leading paediatricians claim there is little evidence that screen use is harmful to children. Parents have often been warned against letting their children stare at screens for long periods of time ...

4 January 2019

Hackers spot bug in Google Chromecast

Hackers have discovered a bug in Google's Chromecast which will allow them to force the device to play "any video they want". The Chromecast is a digital media player first released ...