Blue teeth: Kolibree the world’s first connected toothbrush

When the inventors of Bluetooth revealed their new wireless communication method in the late 1990s, few people could have envisaged it being used to monitor toothbrushes. However, at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, French firm Kolibree unveiled a connected toothbrush that uses Bluetooth to provide users with unparalleled levels of feedback about … Continue reading Blue teeth: Kolibree the world’s first connected toothbrush

Onewheel, the self-balancing electric skateboard

There were, by all accounts, plenty of innovative and interesting toys on display at this year’s CES. As attending technology journalists were busy scribbling down the wondrous worthies of the best innovations, one of the most saturated desks had to be that displaying the Onewheel – even the non-technological, mainstream press have cottoned on to … Continue reading Onewheel, the self-balancing electric skateboard

Video: Sony’s AX100 4K Camcorder & AS100VR Action Cam

Among the products announced at Sony’s gaff-free (no movie directors here!) CES press event, a couple of new cameras caught our eye. First up was Sony’s latest 4K Camcorder, the AX100, which is now a far more ‘consumer friendly’ looking device compared to the company’s previous efforts. Producing a lighter and smaller camera is obviously … Continue reading Video: Sony’s AX100 4K Camcorder & AS100VR Action Cam

Video: Parrot unveil the MiniDrone at CES 2014

Hovering gracefully in the air and undeterred by the throngs of journalists, the new MiniDrone from the folks at Parrot certainly stood out at the various evening shows at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The MiniDrone works on the principle that it can “fly and roll from floor to ceiling” which is achieved thanks … Continue reading Video: Parrot unveil the MiniDrone at CES 2014

Garmin enter ‘wearables’ with new Vivofit wristband

Although it doesn’t officially open until tomorrow, CES 2014 is already becoming the ‘year of the wrist band’. The latest company to announce its entry in to this market is Garmin, who are probably better known for their satnav devices. The new Vivofit (prounced veevo-fit) is a lightweight fitness band featuring a curved display that … Continue reading Garmin enter ‘wearables’ with new Vivofit wristband

Video: Orbotix announce Sphero 2B at CES 2014

Whilst wondering around this year’s packed CES Unveiled, it was hard not to notice/trip-over the new Sphero 2B from the folks at Orbotix. The 2B is the latest addition to the company’s portfolio of connected, app-controlled, toys. Taking on a new tubular form factor compared with the original Sphero, the 2B comes with interchangeable parts, … Continue reading Video: Orbotix announce Sphero 2B at CES 2014

Samsung unveils faster, more powerful, Galaxy Camera 2

With CES just around the corner, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Camera 2, a follow-up to its popular Galaxy Camera, which was the world’s first Android-powered digital camera to fuse smartphone functionality with a point-and-click camera. As you’d expect with any yearly refresh, Samsung has improved up the spec list in several areas – so … Continue reading Samsung unveils faster, more powerful, Galaxy Camera 2