Laurie Gibbett

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Is this the end for apps?

Contextual information is changing the world. We have more data available to us than ever before, and much of it is being generated and consumed by the mobile devices in our pockets. Right now, businesses are creating systems and apps that will enable us to act on that data to automate our …

Apps

Levis invent smart jeans that will alert you of weight gain and interact with a nearby device

Google has teamed up with Levis to create unique innovative clothing items that can alert wearers of weight gain (yes, scary) and interact with …

Wearable Tech

Frustration and failure fuel Dyson's success

Sir James Dyson tells BBC Future in an exclusive interview that his iconic redesigns – such as the world's first bagless vacuum cleaner – only succeed because of past failures.<p>Sir James Dyson changed the way the world vacuums the stairs.<p>Thirty years ago, Dyson’s imaginative reworking of the vacuum …

Forget batteries, your phone could soon be powered by WI-FI: Technology uses radio waves to connect and charge devices

Having to charge your phone to send a message, or standing on a chair to get signal could soon be a thing of the past.<p>US engineers recently developed …

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …