Oliver Leach

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DIY hoverboard powered by 4 leaf blowers

We are still quite far from a time in which we can enjoy hoverboards as depicted in the movie <i>Back to the Future II</i>, but with more and more creations …

Amazon UK software bug had third-party items selling for $0.01

Amazon UK suffered a bug recently that led to thousands of third-party sales being priced at $0.01. Looks like some people got some amazing deals for …

The 12 best Android apps of 2014

Between the release of Android Lollipop, a slew of new cutting-edge handsets, and a brand new platform for smartwatches and wearables, 2014 was an …

Wickr’s self-destructing secure messages are now on OS X, Windows and Linux

The Wickr mobile apps for iOS and Android are known for incredibly secure messaging that feature a self-destruct option for text, images and videos. Now those messages are available on your desktop.<p>The new Wickr app for Windows, Linux and OS X, is available today with the same security features …

Cyber Week Special: The Om/One Levitating Bluetooth Speaker

What do you get when you combine music, the Death Star and electromagnetic levitation? The answer is (of course) the OM/ONE Bluetooth Speaker, which …

Google Messenger Update Adds New Animations, Custom Colours Options And More

Google has today started rolling out the new Google Messenger update that brings with it a number updates, enhancements and a couple of new features …

Gear & Gadgets

Mophie wants to give your phone 8 days more battery

Mophie may be best known for strapping batteries to iPhones and other smartphones in the form of snap-on cases, but the company has a new range of …

Gear & Gadgets

Ubi review: Ubi brings voice control straight to your smart home - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation's Ubi integrates easily with Belkin WeMo products, SmartThings, Nest, Ecobee and more so you can automate your home hands-free.<p><b>The Bad</b> Even commands and questions borrowed directly from the "things to say to your Ubi" support section tended to trip …

Home Automation

Amazon Plans A Free, Ad-Supported Video Service, Says New Report

Amazon has been gaining ground on Netflix as the most popular video streaming service in the U.S., and now it is planning something that could see it overtake its rival. According to a report in the New York Post, the e-commerce giant is preparing a free video service. Supported by advertising, it …

The First Home Iris Scanner

The Eyelock Myris is one of the best innovations of the year.<p>Myris, a sleek handheld iris scanner, brings biometric security to home computers. The device plugs into a USB port and takes a split-second video of both eyes, scanning more than 240 points in each.<p>Read the story here or dive into the …

Scanners

Prizm Plays Music You Like To Transform Your Living Room Into Your Favorite Coffee Shop

Remember the last time you went to the same coffee shop or bar because the staff tends to play music you like and you don’t have to pick the next song? Prizm is a neat little pyramid add-on for your sound system to transform your living room into this coffee shop you like. The French startup is …

Video

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