Martin Allison

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Hands-on with Mr. Postman, a smart mailbox that links your inbox to your letterbox

Sometimes, even the oldest cliches can serve as inspiration. Take the dog and the letter carrier, for instance: when Manuel Masri first moved to the United States, he was surprised to find his canine companion obsessed with the mailman. Every delivery became an event, anticipation for a 4pm …

Tim Cook says Microsoft's big problem held it back

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I can't count the number of times someone has stared me in the face, eyes aflame, and said: "You know what your problem is?"<p>Thankfully, it's never the same problem. I call this progress. I wonder, though, …

iOximeter monitors your heart-rate, is powered by your phone's headphone socket

Connecting health-monitoring hardware to smartphones is a no-brainer. The phone does the heavy processing, offers up power and screen, and thus makes the hardware cheaper and more importantly , smaller. However, you still need to power the thing, which can be tough when you're trying to gauge …