Category: Technic

  • Google Glass is back! But now it’s for businesses?

    Google Glass is back! But now it’s for businesses?

    Google has quietly resurrected its wearable computer, Glass, as an enterprise-focused device aimed at industries such as healthcare, manufacturing and energy. The unannounced relaunch, reported by the Wall Street Journal, could be followed a year later by a new consumer version. But for now, the device is aimed exclusively at business customers who gain immediate […]

  • Switzerland begins postal delivery by drone

    Switzerland begins postal delivery by drone

    Switzerland’s postal service said on Tuesday it had begun testing parcel deliveries by unmanned drones, although widespread use of the flying postmen is not likely to kick in for another five years. Postal service executives showed off the drones for the first time on Tuesday and said initial tests of the machines’ post-delivery abilities would […]

  • Apple launches ultra-thin laptop

    Apple launches ultra-thin laptop

    Apple has already made waves with its iPod, iPhone and trendy desktop computers, but today the company threw out a new challenge to its competitors, unveiling the world’s thinnest laptop and a new movie download system that it hopes will allow it to dominate the TV and movie business. The secretive Silicon Valley company confirmed […]

  • The 10 best alternative news apps for iPhone, iPad and Android

    The 10 best alternative news apps for iPhone, iPad and Android

    We’re not in Fleet Street any more, Toto. Changing news habits haven’t killed off traditional newspapers just yet, but they have sparked new ways of finding and consuming news. Smartphones and tablets are central to this, with a glut of apps exploring new ways to aggregate, personalise and deliver news, whether we’re browsing one-handed on […]

  • Smart TV is the future

    Smart TV is the future

    Almost in the blink of an eye (or the time it takes to type 140 characters) it seems that we’re very close to reaching a tipping point in the convergence of media and technology with the growing global adoption of smart TV. Adoption is still relatively low, with only 10% of the UK population owning […]

  • Apple Pay: what businesses need to consider before diving in

    Apple Pay: what businesses need to consider before diving in

    Apple Pay launched to mixed fanfare in the UK last week and both sides have, as expected, been debated to death. It’s easy to see why people are excited when the average US Apple Pay user has already shown themselves to be bigger spenders, but speaking with several executives at the Wired Money conference, it’s […]

  • Drive like Bond, James Bond: Express tests the Land Rover smartphone car remote control

    Drive like Bond, James Bond: Express tests the Land Rover smartphone car remote control

    You can now take your Range Rover Sport for a spin, without opening the car door. Land Rover’s smart motor can be started, dropped into gear – and driven down the road using only a smartphone app. The technology spookily similar to the gadget featured in Tomorrow Never Dies, which sees Pierce Brosnan’s James Bond […]

  • Audi’s 50 mph e-bike pops wheelies, boasts WiFi

    Audi’s 50 mph e-bike pops wheelies, boasts WiFi

    Audi, the company that brought you hybrid-diesel racecars, has an intriguing two-wheel concept vehicle: an ultra-light carbon fiber electric bicycle that has WiFi built in, can hit 50 mph, and even has a Segway-like mode that lets it run on just its back wheel (apparently clever computers and gyroscopes will keep you balanced). Audi unveiled […]

  • GoPro releases its smallest, lightest waterproof camera yet

    GoPro releases its smallest, lightest waterproof camera yet

    GoPro – a brand synonymous with staggering footage of people plummeting through cliffsand close encounters with Great Whites – has added a new camera to its Hero range. The HERO4 Session is some 50 per cent smaller and 40 per cent lighter than the firm’s Black and Silver cameras, but remains compatible with previous GoPro […]

  • Nine reasons only a tool would buy the Apple Watch

    Nine reasons only a tool would buy the Apple Watch

    It’s difficult to know what the defining news moment of 2015 has been so far: the consecration of the first female bishop in the UK? The explosive Westminster cash-for-access scandal? Patricia Arquette’s inspiring call for equality in her Oscars speech? Or yesterday’s announcement of the Apple Watch from company chief executive Tim Cook. #ICYMI (in […]

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    A blog with good information, clear writing and solid promotion does you no good if it doesn’t reach the right audience. The wrong audience for your site isn’t likely to produce horrific results, but it might create one of the worst possible outcomes for your business … nothing at all. Here are five things to […]

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    Quote post type 3

    Iremember where I was the day that Amy Winehouse died. I had run into a shop in Soho to buy a birthday present, when I heard an exchange between the girl at the till and her customer. “She died of an overdose. It was just on the radio,” the cashier said in a “sad news” […]

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    White sand beaches and crystal blue waters await sun lovers in Cancun and nearby Playa Mujeres, Mexico. These top five Cancun area hotels rank among the best in Expedia’s2013 Insiders’ Select™ List of The World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels. The ranking includes a short list of 650 hotels out of more than 150,000 hotel properties and factors […]

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    Classic post type 3

    Adele’s record-breaking single Hello has spent three consecutive weeks at No 1 on the UK singles chart. Since its release on 23 October, Hello has become thefastest-selling single in the UK this year and broken the record for most downloads in a week in the US. As well as topping the singles chart, Hello was […]