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Wearable Tech: LED

Want to get noticed when you are out and about? Here are some wearable LED items of clothing to brighten up your day

July 18, 2012 by Eileen Brown

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Highlights from Microsoft's Imagine Cup 2012

After five gruelling days, Microsoft's Imagine Cup 2012 wrapped up yesterday. Over 100 teams from 75 countries made it to the finals this year, all bringing along inventions intended to solve the world's toughest problems.

July 10, 2012 by Spandas Lui

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SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft in pictures

SpaceX is preparing to launch the first private-sector flight to the International Space Station. Its Falcon 9 rocket will launch its Dragon capsule at the beginning of May

April 27, 2012 by Andy Smith


Seven-day wonder: Inside the Promise TV

Modern consumer products need hardware, software, industrial design and usability. Find out what two designers can do with Promise TV, a set-top box that records seven days of Freeview at once

March 26, 2012 by Rupert Goodwins

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3D nano-printing picks up speed

Researchers from the Vienna University of Technology say they have increased the speed of three-dimensional nano-scale printing a thousand-fold

March 13, 2012 by Tom Espiner


Eye-controlled arcade games move closer

Swedish company Tobii has shrunk the size and updated the software of its eye-tracking device and hopes to see the technology go into use in the medical, design, presentation, surveillance and gaming industries

March 6, 2012 by Jack Clark


Mu folding three-pin plug goes on sale

The Mu power plug, which swivels the live and neutral pins out of the way to save space, is now available for pre-order after a design prototype was turned into an adapter for USB-chargeable devices

February 20, 2012 by Ben Woods


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