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December, 2013


December 16, 2013  3:43 PM

Turkey or technology? – The Christmas dilemma

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Christmas, Holidays, Internet, Smartphones, Technology, Turkey

Picture the scene: you're sitting at the dining table on Christmas Day and you're faced with a tough decision. Turkey, or technology?

December 12, 2013  2:21 PM

HP augments. Really

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Uncategorized

Yup, Downtime has been offered a chance to review HP's latest invention, an augmented reality app that plays back a video when you point your phone at a photograph. OK, let's try it on Munch's "The Scream" to see what the app does. We can report back the screamer didn't tell us what all the...


December 4, 2013  2:53 PM

Microsoft researches computerised bra

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Uncategorized

The universities of Southampton and Rochester (New York) are working with Microsoft on a wearable computer, based on a brassiere form factor to investigate just-in-time interventions to support behaviour modiļ¬cation for emotional eating.

The


December 2, 2013  11:48 AM

Amazon experimenting with drones for order delivery

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
Amazon, EastEnders, Jeff Bezos

The online retail giant, Amazon, has said it is experimenting with drones which could start delivering goods via air within five years' time.  


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