HTC Dot View Case gets smarter

HTC Dot View

HTC Dot View

With debut of the outstanding HTC One M8 flagship smartphone, HTC introduced the crazy cool retro-looking Dot View Case. The case displays time, weather and notifications without having to reveal the M8’s display.

Perfect timing: The Star Wars R2-D2 kitchen timer

R2-D2 Kitchen Timer

R2-D2 Kitchen Timer

A Jedi always makes a perfect cookie. Wanna know why? Because, he has R2-D2 to help him keep time. With the Star Wars R2-D2 Kitchen Timer, cookies will always been as perfect as Princess Leia’s buns (ok, that came out wrong). The Rebel soldiers need to be fed anyways.

Samsung round faced smartwatch in the works

Samsung round smartwatch

Samsung round smartwatch

To say that Samsung has jumped on the growing wearables bandwagon would be an understatement. The Korean electronics giant already has several Android smartwatches (including Android Wear), Tizen smartwatches and a fitness tracker. It looks like the Samsung factory isn’t stopping anytime soon with newly found patents pointing to a round-faced smartwatch.

NomadPlus converts your iPhone charger into a battery pack

NomadPlus

NomadPlus

Everyone needs juice nowadays. If the mad rush to buy Xiaomi’s hot cake Mi Power Banks are any indication, I’d say the world has gone power hungry. Here’s on for Apple users though. A handy device called NomadPlus converts the iPhone power plug into a portable battery pack. Cool? Read on.

Popcorn Time now streams torrents to Apple TV

Popcorn Time

Popcorn Time

Bring out the pop corn Mac users, because Popcorn Time is coming to Apple TV. After announcing expanded support for Google Chromecast, the torrent-streaming service has just announced support for Apple’s AirPlay.

Brick-a-Pic: Immortalise your selfie into Lego artwork

Brick-a-pic

Brick-a-pic

For some unknown reason, we’ve been getting a lot of Lego news lately. Not bad for a company that was struggling for a decade from the mid-90s. With the ‘selfie’ trend having clearly taken over the world, there was bound to be better use for selfies apart from flooding Instagram feeds.

Octa-core Huawei Honor H60 may sport 4GB of RAM

Huawei Honor H60

Huawei Honor H60

Specifications of an upcoming Huawei device has appeared on China’s TENAA (equivalent to the FCC in the US). The device is believed to be the Honor H60, Huawei’s mid- and value range and may sport a whopping 4GB of RAM.

Control your Tesla Model S with Android Wear

tesla android wear

tesla android wear

We’re only at the tip of the iceberg where wearables are concerned, and the introduction of Android Wear at Google I/O recently signals Google’s focus in the platform. With Android being Android, the world is your oyster. Now it looks like remote controlling your car from your wrist is one of the possibilities.

Talented WD TV Personal Edition plays almost anything

WD TV

WD TV

WD has just unveiled the new WD TV Personal Edition – an intuitive Wi-Fi enabled media player that plays almost anything you throw at it be it via USB, network storage devices or any device on your home network.

Japan to host Tokyo Robot Olympics in 2020

RoboCup
RoboCup
Honda Asimo
Everyone’s favourite humanoid, Asimo from Honda.

If all goes to plan, Japan is hoping to stage a high-profile Robot Olympics alongside the 2020 Summer Games to be hosted in Tokyo. The objective of the games is to treble the size of the nation’s robotic industry, and revitalise the economy, as stated by Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister.