Acton’s RocketSkates – first smart electric skates

RocketSkaters by ACTON are the newest on-shoe skating option. Take roller-skates, add electric engines and balancing technologies and you get RocketSkaters! They may sound simple but it took a lot of research and hard work for the founder of ACTON to rocket the SpnKix prototype to the next level. After a successful campaign on Kickstarter, … Continue reading Acton’s RocketSkates – first smart electric skates

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

Top 5 Tech Kickstarters

Kickstarter is making dreams come to life through the power of crowd funding. One of the hottest categories on the site is Technology. Professional and amateur inventors alike are trying their hand at making our lives better, easier or just plain fun. Here are the top five Technology Kickstarters you can contribute to. Don’t delay, … Continue reading Top 5 Tech Kickstarters

UrbanHello: Giving the home phone some smarts

Adding “smart” to the home phone seems like an obvious leap, especially since the proliferation on clever mobile phones has been so succesful. Then again with such wonderful mobiles and with companies such as ePure replicating the home phone experience on the mobile perhaps the home phone is a thing of the past? UrbanHello, a … Continue reading UrbanHello: Giving the home phone some smarts

Gamestick: the “most portable” gaming console

Used to be that you’d have to fly out to CES to catch a glimpse of the future. Fortunately now you can save on your carbon footprint and simply head on to Kickstarter and marvel at what could be. Even better you can actively make a difference and bring amazing technology, art and music into … Continue reading Gamestick: the “most portable” gaming console

Jorno: Kickstarter Bluetooth keyboard

Maybe it’s one of those signs that I’m no longer as young as I think I am, but I can’t type for extend periods on my phone. I just feel dumb if I’m thumbing my touchscreen for more than two minutes. I know youthful figures in Japan have written whole “keitaishosetsu” or novels on their … Continue reading Jorno: Kickstarter Bluetooth keyboard

Smart watches: A lot of technology in a little package

Smart watches have been around for a few years now, and they seem to be on the up and up. As if the mobile market wasn’t crowded enough already, smart watches put an interesting twist on the concept of mobile technology, making our mobile handsets almost – but not quite – redundant. Since the first … Continue reading Smart watches: A lot of technology in a little package

Cameramator: The Photographer’s New Best Friend

If tethered photography is getting you down, Cameramator could be the answer you’ve been looking for. Currently in the developmental stages, this new technology takes tethered photography to the next level, and turns it wireless. When in use, Cameramator will allow you to control your DSLR and preview images directly from an iPad or iPhone … Continue reading Cameramator: The Photographer’s New Best Friend