Article | 21/05/2010
Wacky and Wonderful Pet Tech
Handheld translators for barks and meows. Laser tag for cats. Who would have imagined that so many brilliant and bizarre tech gadgets are available fo...
Article | 15/04/2010
Intel sensor records all home power use from one outlet
Intel showed off a pocket-sized device that monitors power usage by gadgets and appliances across a house, from toasters to computer monitors and vide...
Article | 17/03/2010
Lights out on incandescent bulb production at Toshiba
Toshiba ended production of mass-market incandescent light bulbs on Wednesday, putting to a close a 120-year manufacturing history of the products.
Article | 9/03/2010
The car-puccino: A car that runs on coffee
No beans about it: An automobile dubbed the "Car-puccino" has been designed to run only on leftover coffee grinds. The heavily-modified 1988 Volkswag...
Article | 5/01/2010
IBM to show smart home devices
IBM is pushing for intelligent homes as Internet-connected household devices get access to more online content and services, company officials said on...
Article | 5/09/2009
Prototype uses gestures to control appliances
Thumbs up, lights on. Thumbs down, lights off. That's all a user would need to do with the GestureID project from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for D...
Article | 6/08/2009
Twitter: household appliances get vocal
Household appliances are getting vocal on Twitter due to geeky DIY hardware experiments.