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Google Glass controlled by brainwave

Google Glass controlled by brainwave

Google Glass has been hacked so that it can be controlled by brainwaves. By combining the smart glasses with an electroencephalography (EEG) headset, the software makes it possible to take a picture without moving a muscle. London-based start-up This Place said the tech could be utilised in high-pressure hands-free situations – such as during surgery. It has released the MindRDR software for free ... Read More »

LG unleashes a wearable that lets parents track their kids

LG unleashes a wearable that lets parents track their kids

LG Electronics is catering to parents who want to keep a closer eye on their children when they’re not around. The company unveiled a new wearable designed for kids on Tuesday that’s dubbed the LG Kizon. The water-resistant polythiourethane wristband comes in bright colors and with kiddie accessory features, like a Hello Kitty cover. It was designed primarily for the ... Read More »

‘Smart’ luggage will text you when it gets lost

‘Smart’ luggage will text you when it gets lost

When an airline loses your luggage, it can take hours or even days to get someone to tell you where it ended up — if it ever turns up at all. Wouldn’t it be easier to hear from the luggage itself? That’s the promise of “smart luggage,” in which GPS tracking chips are embedded in bags capable of transmitting their ... Read More »

iWatch! Can Apple Reinvent The Wristwatch?

iWatch! Can Apple Reinvent The Wristwatch?

Apple is rumoured to be using flexible OLED displays for its iWatch prototypes The iWatch is rumoured to be Apple’s first foray into wearable technology, the iPhone maker’s response to Google Glass, the Samsung Galaxy Gear and the myriad of other smart wearable devices poised to hit the consumer space in 2014. The iWatch – as a concept, at least ... Read More »

An essential gadget: The machine-gun water pistol

An essential gadget: The machine-gun water pistol

With a value of £1,250, a tank that can hold 10 litres of water and a firing range of 40ft, it is said to be the world’s most sophisticated machine gun water pistol. Engineer Alex Bygrave, 27, of Streatham Hill, south London, spent 50 hours designing and building the first-ever Gatling-style water pistol from scratch – using 55 separate parts ... Read More »