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A selection of the most remarkable gadgets found during our obsessive research for cool technology news topics. These are the little things that make your life better, more productive, or that would simply make you smile.

Google X’s Chief Admits That Wearables Are Tough

10/08/2014, Right now the concept and idea of wearable technology is a pretty hot thing and we’ve seen many companies who are eager to get their feet wet by creating fitness bands, smartwatches, virtual reality headsets, and more, and while it looks like it might...

Samsung Gear VR Reportedly Overheating After A Short Time

10/08/2014, Back in September, Samsung took the wraps off the Gear VR which is Samsung’s attempt at creating a wearable headset that could potentially compete against the likes of the Oculus Rift or Sony’s Project Morpheus. Now if the rumors are to be believed,...

Fitbit Holding Off On iOS 8 Health App Integration

10/08/2014, Fitbit is a company that makes wearable devices and applications focused towards people who want to track their health and fitness throughout the data. Many companies that make similar products went straight for integration with the new Health app in iOS...

Fujitsu Ultra-Thin Lithium Batteries See Action In Credit Cards

10/08/2014, [CEATEC 2014] The humble and ubiquitous credit card has seen some advancements in the past, having moved on from the magnetic strip to include a smart chip on it that makes the entire credit card more secure as well as convenient for both vendors and...

Panasonic Lumix GH4 Delivers 4K Video Recording Capability

10/08/2014, [CEATEC 2014] Yes, the world is definitely moving in the direction of 4K when it comes to video, although the initial “wow” factor from the quality jump is not as stark as say, video CD to DVD, or even DVD to Full HD. Perhaps we have seen a fair...

Panasonic Unveils Pin-Type Lithium Ion Battery

10/07/2014, [CEATEC 2014] As life becomes more inundated with mobile devices, one particular issue still remains – that of battery life, or rather, the relatively limited amount of it. How many of us would wish our smartphones were able to last for days before...

Toshiba Glass Makes It A Crowd

10/07/2014, [CEATEC 2014] You know what they say – two’s company, three’s a crowd. While Google Glass looks as though it rules the roost at this point in time where the smart glass market is concerned, this does not mean that other companies should just...

DoCoMo C3fit IN-pulse Smart Shirt

10/07/2014, [CEATEC 2014] We have smart homes, smart glasses, smart cars, smart watches, and wearable technology continues to move forward with the introduction of a smart shirt. While wearable e-textiles with some sort of communication technology built in is not...

HTC Postpones Launch Of Their Wearable Device

10/07/2014, With so many companies hopping on board the bandwagon, it was only assumed that companies such as HTC would want to get in on the fun as well. In fact there were rumors that HTC could be working on a wearable of their own that could be launching in the...

The Plastc Card Will Combine All Your Cards Into One

10/07/2014, There are some of us out there who can appreciate a slim wallet or a purse. This comes in handy when we are attending events in which a large handbag or a fat wallet might seem unsightly. Well the good news is that if you’d rather not carry around a...

Opera Mini Makes Its Way Onto The Samsung Gear S

10/07/2014, If there is one reason as to why users might prefer phones with larger displays, it’s because it makes surfing the web a lot easier as more content can be easily displayed on the phone due to the phone having larger screen real estate. However if you...

Pronto Battery Pack Offers Quick Power Storage When You Need It

10/07/2014, Our smartphone batteries are improving with every release. There has also been a lot of work done at research labs and universities to come up with longer lasting batteries, but until we get to the point where our phones can last for days without...

WHILL Smart Wheelchair

10/06/2014, [CEATEC 2014] Is it me, or do all consumer electronics that sport a certain glow look better in blue? Somehow, that looks set to be the case, and when it comes to this successfully funded Kickstarter project, the WHILL smart wheelchair, you just got to...