Gadgets – those glorious pieces of hardware which we covet so much. From mobile phones to laptops, cameras to kitchen tools, we cover ‘em here on Giz UK. Check this hub-page for all manner of news about these bank account-rinsing objects of desire.
Last weekend we reported that Apple was recalling some of their first generation iPod Nanos with concerns that the ageing battery could overheat. And those of you hoping for an easy upgrade to the latest gen model will be disappointed.
I'd imagine this is the sort of thing the Dark Night would use as a last resort. If the Batmobile, Batwing, and even Batpod, were all out of commission, he'd still be able to run down baddies at 20mph using this petrol-powered motorboard.
When it's finally available, Asus' Eee Pad Transformer Prime will be inevitably compared and reviewed against the iPad. And one feature that will certainly help its cause is this Smart Cover that takes a more intricate folding approach to Apple's original design.
Are you the type who likes to get sozzled and ride public transportation home late at night? Congratulations, you are a gadget thief's favorite target! The NYPost reports that New York's police department is training a new squadron of drunk-impersonators to bust them.
HP's new 13" Folio just leaked on the blog Ritchie's Room, adding to the cacophony of Ultrabooks zooming around right now. The design isn't as much of a departure from HP's current laptops, but it's just as slim and pretty as you'd expect an Ultrabook to be, and a little tougher, thanks to a rubberised base and sides.
Deciding that form is the better way to make a name for themselves in the crowded Bluetooth speaker market than function, Ecko UNLTD's new Spray speaker looks like a can of spraypaint, but that's where the novelty ends.
Bang & Olufsen's stylish AV gear usually gives the impression of wealth and affluence, but having just been revealed by the FCC, its new wireless AirPlay speaker comes across as looking just simple and quaint.
Ruggedising your personal electronics, especially waterproofing them, is a pain, typically requiring either you stuff it in a PVC bag or ensconce it in four pounds of silicone rubber. But, one day soon, our precious gadgets may come waterproofed on the molecular level.
The iPhone and the iPad are card-carrying members. Modern Warfare 3 is, like, the President. I'm talking, of course, about the Million-Plus Preorder Club. Now the Amazon Kindle Fire has joined the ranks. Before anyone even touched a Kindle Fire.
Unless you're using a Bluetooth headset or their speakerphone, you can't really operate a touchscreen smartphone while it's held to your ear during a call. So this prototype once again merges a phone with a pico projector to give you full access to your device during a call, as well as the device of the person you're talking to.
I couldn't tell you why, but CNC-milled titanium seems to invoke the same testosterone pumping response as watching a grizzly bear fight a bald eagle. So whatever the reason is, I get the same feeling from the Prybar and Barbar titanium keychain-tools from Anso Knives.
Maybe when I take long walks through my neighbourhood I want more than one beverage to quench my mighty thirst. As a thirsty fellow, I'm excited to learn that soon I will no longer have to choose between beverages again. We are living in a two-drink minimum future people.
Pure's unleashed another entry into the in-car after-market DAB add-on space with their new Highway 300Di. Featuring iPod control and charge, and a fancy OLED-equipped removable controller unit the 300Di adds DAB to your ride without drilling holes.
The Canon S100—like its S-series predecessors—is an almost perfect compact camera with some drawbacks stemming from its pocket-friendly size. There's a lot of crazy tech on board. The Canon gods have outdone themselves; but that outdoing might be the camera's undoing.
Emails replaced written letters; texting replaced emails; Twitter replaced texting, and one day these Chuckimals could be the only source of electronic communications we rely on. They're plush toys embedded with electronics, including an accelerometer, that let you record a thirty second message that's automatically played back upon impact when thrown at someone.