5 stylish gents to follow on Instagram

Is your wardrobe getting a little tired? Stuck in a sartorial rut? Follow these five stylish chaps on Instagram to inspire you to dress better.EJ SamsonEJ Samson is director of content strategy at Hearst Digital Media, who has helped shaped GQ and now Esquire’s web strategy.He’s a snappy dresser too, carving out an online niche which can only be described as the “chest shot”.You get…

Intel to bring RealSense 3D to smartphones

Intel’s groundbreaking RealSense 3D camera could be coming to a smartphone near you, the company announced at the Intel Developer Forum in China.Brian Krzanich, chief executive of the company, unveiled the technology at the event, explaining that it can be used on a device as small as six inches.However, while he held a RealSense enabled smartphone as he gave his talk on stage, he did…

Teens ‘spending more time online via smartphones’

American teenagers are spending more time online through their smartphones, according to new research. The Pew Research Center found that 24 per cent of American teens are “almost constantly” online. This is being “facilitated” by smartphones, which youngsters have access to more than ever before. The report observed how 92 per cent of teenagers - defined in this study as being between the ages of…

The love affair with smartphones

It is fair to say that most of us would struggle without our smartphone - these nifty devices are now just one of those things that have become so ingrained in the very fabric of our life.Intrigued by this change, BuzzFeed decided go dig deeper and explore how “addicted” people are to their smartphones. The results are intriguing to say the least and we briefly…

The one-minute battery

A new era of high-tech, super powerful and reliable batteries is closer than you think, as scientists at Stanford University in California have made a significant breakthrough. In an official press release, the university announced that it has developed what it describes as the first “high performance aluminium battery that is fast-charging, long-lasting and inexpensive”. No doubt the reference to fast-charging has caught your attention.…

IBM for iOS

When two of the biggest tech companies come together you know that you’re in for something special. Since July of 2014, IBM and Apple have been working closely on enterprise apps for mobile devices across the board. We take a look at what this partnership is all about.The power to be brilliant in the power of your handIt really is astonishing that a device that…

How we engage with our smartphones

A fascinating new report from the Pew Research Center in the US has been looking at the relationship Americans have with their smartphones and it makes for interesting reading. In fact, while the study is based on a North American audience, a lot of what has emerged is applicable to people in other countries, especially in Western Europe, where trends are not too dissimilar to…