LG files smartphone/smartwatch hybrid

LG files smartphone/smartwatch hybrid
The age of the smartwatch is truly upon us, with the whole world waiting in anticipation for Apple to drop its already iconic gizmo. This is going to be a gamechanger to say the least.Sure there are other equally brilliant alternatives out there, such as Samsung’s Gear S, Sony’s SmartBand Talk and Asus’ Zenwatch, but it is fair to say, from what we’ve seen in…

New tech lets you ‘control smartphone with your hair’

New tech lets you ‘control smartphone with your hair’
It sounds like an April Fools’ Day joke, except, well, it isn’t. You can now use your smartphone by playing with your hair. Yes, indeed, you read that correctly - your handheld device can be controlled by manipulating your locks. Katia Vega, founder of Beauty Technology - which is described as being an “emerging field in wearable computing that hides components within beauty products -…

Bill cap introduced on stolen mobile devices

Bill cap introduced on stolen mobile devices
It is perhaps one of the worst things that can happen to you in the modern world - having your smartphone or mobile stolen.Given the fact that we use these devices for everything and that it holds a lot of personal information, if it is taken from us by a criminal, we are left feeling truly ill at ease.Beyond the loss, there is a lot…

5 stylish gents to follow on Instagram

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 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’

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

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…