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A 55-inch, Android-Enabled 4K UHD TV for £550? What’s the Catch?

The catch is you'll be handing your money over to the new kids on the block, Kogan, rather than the stalwart likes of Samsung or Sony. But that shouldn't be too much of a concern, with the Australian manufacturer making a name for itself in the UK for offering high-end tech at low-end prices. So what's £550 bag you, in detail? Read More >>

toys
Hands On the MOSS Robotic Building Toy: A Kickstarter That Delivers

If the phrase 'caveat emptor' (aka buyer beware) applies to anything, it's Kickstarter and other crowdfunded products. Wonderful things are promised by optimistic designers, inventors, and marketers, but rarely are they delivered. That's not the case with Modular Robotics' new MOSS robotic building toy, however. Having already successfully brought its Cubelets to market, the company has created a new kind of building toy that will appeal to both kids and engineers alike. Read More >>

accessories
The iRing is an iOS MIDI-Motion Controller for Your Fingers

Along with the iWatch, an iOS-compatible ring is among the most often-rumoured pieces of forthcoming tech alleged to be in testing at Apple's Cupertino HQ. It turns out the rumours were true! But it won't be coming from Apple. Read More >>

gadgets
You Might Actually Be Able to Afford a 4K Monitor Soon

These days, any mention of 4K immediately conjures up images of crystal-clear definition—-and absurdly exorbitant price tags. Well, that's quickly changing. Read More >>

tv
WWE Has its Own Network Now, And it’s an All-You-Can-Eat Suplex Buffet

At an event at CES, WWE Chairman and frequent in-ring bad guy Vince McMahon announced that his cadre of professional wrestlers were getting their very own digital network. And it's really, really affordable. Read More >>

wtf
This Toothbrush is a Vibrator You Stick in Your Mouth

Swedish company Foreo's got a silicon toothbrush called Issa. It vibrates like your Sonicare, and comes in woozy pastel colors. Let's not kid ourselves: this is a sex toy disguised as a dental revolution. Read More >>

android
SwiftKey Embeds Itself into the Clarion AX1 Android Car Radio

Popular Android predictive keyboard SwiftKey is about to pop up in a whole different series of devices, with the text entry system set to appear in the Clarion AX1 Android-based car entertainment system. It'll allow passengers and distracted drivers to access the web and send messages in usual SwiftKey style. Read More >>

gadgets
Strap This Wind Turbine To Your Electric Car and You Can Drive Forever

Electricity generating windmills churn out free energy as long as the wind is blowing. So strapping one to the roof of your car where there's always a breeze as long as you're driving just seems obvious. The Transport Turbine—seen here as a 3D printed proof of concept—puts four small wind turbines on the roof of your car that generate electricity as long as you're driving at least 25 mph, with minimal drag so as not to affect your mileage. Read More >>

photography
Steadicam’s Curve Makes Your GoPro Vids as Smooth as Silk

Steadicam—makers of all kinds of stabilising contraptions that turn average cameramen into (seemingly) masterful cinematographers—has just introduced its smallest model yet called the Curve that's designed to keep your GoPro videos looking their best. Read More >>

gadgets
The Luci Inflatable Solar Lantern Gets a Colourful Follow-Up

What was originally conceived as a cheap rechargeable LED light for parts of the world where the power grid wasn't reliable, turned out to be a huge hit with consumers all over the world after it was unveiled at CES last year. So this year MPOWERD is introducing a slightly more extravagant model of its inflatable lantern called the Luci Aura that features colour changing LED lights and a new frosted plastic giving it a softer glow. Read More >>

audio
Hands On Bang & Olufsen’s BeoSound Essence: A Light-Switch For Music

We can all be a little OCD about our music sometimes. We want to listen to just the right thing, and we're happy to go search through our phones or computers to find it, then connect it to our stereo, and play it. Other times, we simply want to put some music on. Something we like, and if it's not easy, we're not going to do it. The BeoSound Essence from Bang and Olufsen is all about the second scenario. Read More >>

concepts
Toshiba Crammed 5 Computers in its Shape-Shifting Concept 5-in-1 PC

It's a concept but it's a super fun one. Toshiba's shape-shifting 5-in-1 PC somehow manages to be a laptop, a tablet, a convertible tablet, a canvas, and a presentation TV-type device. A few of those five might be redundant (and/or useless), but it's pretty cool to see one computer try to be everything you want it to be. Read More >>

gadgets
A Giant e-Ink Digital Clock Powered By a Tiny Watch Battery

The biggest advantage to e-ink display technology is its incredible battery life. It means your Kindle can flip through book after book before needing a charge, and it allows this gorgeous digital wall clock to run for months on just a single cell-sized watch battery. Read More >>

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Mio is Bringing Heart Rate Monitoring to Your Wristband

Mio, which was one of the first companies to make a watch that could accurately measure your heart rate without an additional chest strap, has decided to downsize. They've taken the brains of the Mio Alpha, then they shrunk it and got rid of its face. What we've got left is a pulse reading wristband called the Mio Link. Good idea! Kind of. Read More >>

cameras
This is Panasonic’s Future 4K Video Micro Four Thirds Camera

Panasonic is showing off a prototype of a 4K micro four thirds format interchangeable lens camera. It looks just like Panasonic's video-chomping GH3. Read More >>