James Cameron’s upcoming 3D epic, Avatar, looks set to revolutionise the movie industry as we know it. There’s been an underlying rumble of excitement over the past two years surrounding 3D technology, from compact cameras to 3D televisions. But it’s this Christmas that we get to see some of the most advanced 3D technology used when Avatar hits cinemas.
Okay, you’ll still need to use 3D spec…Read more
Got a sweet tooth? You might want to try and satisfy it with LG’s latest mobile phone offering: the LG Chocolate BL40! What’s so special about it? It’s got a sweet 21:9 cinema-alike mobile phone!
We say cinema-alike. But the only things this will seem like a cinema to are insects. Jokes aside, does an ultra-widescreen phone work as well as an ultra-widescreen telly (Philips 21:9)?
The 21:...Read more
How many times have we said that the Robots are coming? Well this time it’s true. Just ask Jon. He recently got to check out some very, very clever robots to see how close we are to creating the perfect android – a humanoid robot!
First up Jon headed to Austria to interact with the Geminoid – a robotic clone of a human. The steel and silicone Geminoid is made from casts taken of its creato…Read more
Virtual reality has come along way since Piers Brosnan embarrassed himself in the Lawnmower Man. An estimated £23 billion industry, gaming is developing faster than Usain Bolt can run across the road. You will become the character in the game, your bodies will be the controllers and (eventually) your virtual games worlds will feel just like the real world!
I headed to Germany and the Max Pl…Read more
You may have heard, but if not then let us fill you in. We’re on a major quest to find out what has been the best gadget of the last decade. But we need your help to find out…
The last ten years has been a real golden age for technology. Mobile devices have become so slim you can fit them in your pocket with almost no noticeable bulge, computers now pack more storage space than our local …Read more
This week we take a look into the future and the technologies that may be part of our lives in years to come. In this week’s challenge, Jason and Suzi go head-to-head in a contest to design and build their own wearable future technology prototypes. Suzi opts for a pair of shoes that control an Mp3 player remotely using dance moves to perform all the usual functions of an MP3 player. Jason bui…Read more
Watched the Top 5 on this weeks ‘Gadget Show’? Find out more about the conceptual ideas that will shape the future in tech.
Number 5: Bendy Screens. Bendy screens have been made possible by a variety of emerging technologies, including E-Ink and, in particular. OLED. Organic Light Emitting Diodes are lighter, thinner and more flexible than normal LED’s, which means they can be printed…Read more
With the likes of 3D TVs and 3D Hollywood blockbusters such as James Cameron’s much-vaunted Avatar set for release, 3D is suddenly back in vogue. And photography companies haven’t failed to take note. Step forward Fujifilm and the Real 3D W1…
To be honest 3D cameras aren’t anything new (they’ve been around since the 19th century). The Real 3D W1 works essentially as those old models did, a…Read more
The phrase “safe as houses” may have applied at one time or another, but more recently it’s been replaced with the likes of “Broken Britain”. With crime on the rise, Suzi’s been looking at some top tech to keep your prized homely possessions safe…
From the X10 Rex10 Barking Dog Alarm system (which is an alarm that uses infrared sensors to detect movement then wirelessly activates a soundbo…Read more
Gordon’s alive! Jon’s teamed up with a man who’s almost as posh as he is, and knows a thing or too about walking, to test three of the latest pairs of technologically sophisticated walking boots a thorough road test. So who is this posh walker? It can only be Brian Blessed.
First up the duo got their feet nestled in the Hi-Tec V-Lite Altitude Ultras – the first boots to use nano technology t…Read more