Thursday , October 20 2016

Senstone's smart pendant turns your random thoughts into text


If you’re anything like us, there’s probably a digital notepad on your phone filled with odd strands of ideas, bizarre thoughts and reminders to buy milk. When it comes to setting reminders or taking notes, the smartphone feels like the easiest way to do it, especially when you’re out of …

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HTC reveals how many Vives have been sold so far


When it comes to VR sales, companies have been keeping their cards close to their chests, but HTC has now revealed how well the Vive is doing. Chinese VR site 87870 says that in August, HTC’s China regional president for VR Alvin Grayling claimed 100,000 Vive units had been sold, …

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Nintendo announces Nvidia-powered Switch hybrid game console


The long wait for details on Nintendo’s next console is finally over. The upcoming Switch (previously known as the Nintendo NX) was officially announced today with a three-minute gameplay video that focused on the system’s portability, upcoming game library, and its flexibility. From portable play to multiplayer matches in games …

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​Black Friday deals: Wearable tech bargains to expect


Black Friday is one of the biggest events in the tech calendar and with the date set for 25 November 2016, it represents a great chance to bag a bargain fitness tracker, smartwatch, sports watch or VR headset. Last year demand spiked to Christmas levels, as an avalanche of devices …

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Mr Robot's infosec adviser: cyber sci-fi has calamitous real-world potential


Although it’s an uncontroversial statement to say that science fiction influences real-world design, whether in architecture or in technology, the security adviser for Mr Robot told Techworld that it could also have a calamitous effect on political policy and society at large. Speaking at an intimate panel put on by Kaspersky Lab, Marc Rogers …

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Sony Alpha A6500


It was only in February that Sony announced the A6300 as its APS-C E-Mount flagship, but now it’s being upstaged by the new A6500. Designed to blur the boundary between Sony’s APS-C lineup and its Alpha 7 full-frame range, the A6500 is a modest evolution of the A6300, though it …

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