Hardcover vs. eBook: What’s the Deal?
Nov12

Hardcover vs. eBook: What’s the Deal?

Out of all the different methods of communication available today, the written word in a book is by far the oldest and the most common. Having been in use for millennia, though not always as a bound book in the way you see today, written texts are a critical part of society and civilization. But an argument has recently developed over whether the traditional, printed book is the best; or whether the newer, digital eBook is the way to...

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A projector for your pocket – Check out the TouchPico!
Jul31

A projector for your pocket – Check out the TouchPico!

Let’s say you are a professor or a business man, making presentations all day long. Or you could be somewhere outside with your friends and want to see a movie… You don’t fancy at all the idea of carrying a projector with you all day long, right? Samsung had this idea in mind and they released a line of smartphones with an integrated projector, Galaxy Beam, but it wasn’t enough. Some guys took everything to a...

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Google’s 3D Printed Modular Smartphone Reaches Next Stage
Jul21

Google’s 3D Printed Modular Smartphone Reaches Next Stage

Google’s “Project Ara” 3D printed modular smartphone has reached the next stage of its development, as the hardware kits have been sent out to developers this month. While the ability for you to print your own smartphone at home is a long way off, Google is planning to allow you to choose from a range of “modules” that can be easily snapped in to place for you own unique build. If you want an upgrade to...

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Simple Wallet Plus kick off their Kickstarter campaign
Jul19

Simple Wallet Plus kick off their Kickstarter campaign

After two successful Kickstarter campaigns, Simple Wallet are at it again with their newest Simple Wallet Plus. What does it look like? Making the search for credit cards and money in the thousand small pockets of your wallet obsolete, the Simple Wallet Plus resembles a money clip, but is far more secure and safe than it. Perfect in its simple design, the wallet is completely redesigned, making it far different than its predecessors....

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Top 5 must have vacation gadgets for 2014
Jul16

Top 5 must have vacation gadgets for 2014

With holiday season well and truly upon us, us thoughtful bloggers at socialbarrel thought we would do all the hard work and go in search of the top 5 holiday essential gadgets of 2014. Meaning you are freed up to  spend that extra time on Tripadviser working out which restaurant you are going to try first. So whether you are off trekking in the Himalayas or exploring the sights and sounds of a huge new city, these are our top picks...

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Will Your Next Car be a Driverless Google Car?
Jul15

Will Your Next Car be a Driverless Google Car?

In the 2002 film Minority Report, hero Tom Cruise eluded a tenacious Collin Farrell in a driverless car. This Steven Spielberg film was set in 2054. If the experts are right, the noted film director is also a very good futurist. As of April 2014, Google’s driverless car had covered over 700,000 miles of California, USA roadways during its test runs. These vehicles are not far away from production. Observers predict that there will be...

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