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Torturing Smart Devices (sort of) [Video]

Smart homes, IoT, wearables, AI and a plethora of other technologies have become accessible and affordable for people over the last couple of years. But how smart are they really? One user decided to torture his smart devices a little by triggering a loop, with his Amazon Echo and Google Home getting stuck in an […]

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HP Unveils World’s Smallest All-in-One Printer

HP has unveiled its next generation DeskJet All-in-One (AiO) printer. Described as “designed for digital natives who want to print from Facebook or Instagram”, the reimagined HP DeskJet 3720 is half the size of other inkjet all-in-one printers in its class, and is designed to combine robust print, scan and copy capabilities with easy mobile setup […]

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Irish Company Crowdfunds ‘Play Anywhere’ USB Power Cable

The Kickstarter campaign for Ripcord, the world’s first ‘play anywhere’ USB power cable, is making progress towards its target of €25,000, with 9 days to go. The idea comes from Irish company myVolts, which provides innovative power solutions for home, mobile and professional devices. A previous Kickstarter project, ‘Z-charge’, surpassed its funding goal and picked up the ‘Best technology’ award […]

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Apple’s Recycling Robot is called Liam

Yesterday Apple announced a bunch of new products including the the handy little iPhone SE (6S spec in a 5S size), and a developer platform for healthcare apps called Carekit. Better, smaller, cooler – nothing really new or fundamentally groundbreaking – except for Liam. Liam is Apple’s new recycling robot, which carefully and quickly disassembles iPhones and […]

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See-Through, No-Pop, Re-Imagined Toaster

See what happens when you throw out pre-conceived ideas? Who says an electric toaster should pop? And why use guesswork to wonder if your toast is just brown enough? When you smell the burning, it’s already too late. Designer James Stumpf’s Bamboo and Glass Toaster is still just a concept, designed with sustainability and originality in mind. Gone […]

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The Aston Martin DB10 revealed to James Bond (Daniel Craig) in Q's Workshop with Q (Ben Whishaw) in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures/EON Productions’ action adventure SPECTRE.

007 Gadget Overload

One of the things people enjoy about the James Bond movies are the gadgets. They’re usually supplied by Q (currently played by Ben Whishaw) and have captured audiences’ imagination for more than 50 years. Here are all of the James Bond 007 gadgets in one 16 minutes supercut. Enjoy!    

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Irish Customers Overcome Hiccups to Order Apple Watch using Parcel Motel

There’s still no official release date for the Apple Watch in Ireland, but some eager Irish gadget-fans have already pre-ordered from Apple UK, thanks to Parcel Motel’s UK Delivery Address service. Orla Shiels, General Manager at Parcel Motel, explained how it works: “Here at Parcel Motel we offer our customers a ‘UK Delivery Address’ service which allows our users […]

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