Robert Regala

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Miito Deconstructs The Kettle To Save Energy

Europeans love little better than a nice cup of tea. Which means an awful lot of water is being boiled daily — only a portion of which is actually necessary, given most people aren’t fastidious enough to boil only the quantity of liquid they actually need to fill their cup or teapot.<p>Part of this …

Energy Efficiency

Apple and Google Execs met in English mansion to secretly discuss government surveillance plans

Ditchley Park – the host of a truly unlikely meeting<p>An 18th-century Mansion in England hosted an unlikely meeting of spy chiefs from seven countries and representatives from tech giants last week. According to <i>The Intercept</i>, the meeting at Ditchley Park was held to discuss the topic of government …

How The Raspberry Pi Sparked A Maker Revolution

A Q&A with the inventor of the the cheapest hackable computer on the planet<p>Three years ago, Eben Upton needed a cool gadget to lure students to his computer science program at the University of Cambridge. So he invented the Rasberry Pi. It has since become the cheapest hackable computer on the …

The Backed Pack: Nuimo smart controller is one disc to rule them all

<i>Each week our friends at Backerjack provide an update on a hot crowdfunded tech gadget. This week we profile Nuimo, which has tripled its funding goal.</i><p>With the number of apps for it slowly increasing, the smartwatch has a shot at supplanting — or at least complementing — the smartphone as the …

The anatomy of the Apple Watch font dissected

If you’re a fan of fonts and getting into the detail of what makes different typefaces work (or not), here’s a great project: Designer Wenting Zhang’s Type Detail is dedicated to dissecting a different font every day.<p>His latest analysis focuses on Apple’s new favorite font, San Francisco:<p>The …