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Mattel's Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Rivals looks like electronic Subbuteo on wheels

Mattel's Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Rivals looks like electronic Subbuteo on wheels

Play your cars right
By Alan Martin Feb 20 2018, 9:19AM
Australian study shows that drones have the better of humans for wildlife monitoring

Australian study shows that drones have the better of humans for wildlife monitoring

You really can count on drones
By Alan Martin Feb 14 2018, 8:45AM
Disney rolls out autonomous robots into Disneyland

Disney rolls out autonomous robots into Disneyland

Context-aware, personality-driven robot aliens are Disney's secret weapon at warming your heart
By Vaughn Highfield Feb 12 2018, 9:10AM
Elon Musk’s flamethrower is a real thing you can buy

Elon Musk’s flamethrower is a real thing you can buy

Yours for just $500
By Matt Tate Jan 30 2018, 8:32AM
Nissan's Xmotion Concept SUV is a super-smart tech haven with a built-in assistant and gesture control

Nissan's Xmotion Concept SUV is a super-smart tech haven with a built-in assistant and gesture control

Unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show, the Xmotion Concept's prominent feature most prominent feature is its Human Machine Interface (HMI)
By Staff Writer Jan 17 2018, 10:20AM
From cute AIBO robo-dogs to soundbars: Everything Sony unveiled at CES

From cute AIBO robo-dogs to soundbars: Everything Sony unveiled at CES

The new AIBO robot is our pick of the bunch - sadly it's only available in Japan
By Staff Writer Jan 10 2018, 9:16AM
Apple rapidly squashes iOS 11.2 HomeKit bug

Apple rapidly squashes iOS 11.2 HomeKit bug

The bug allowed unauthorised access to smart locks and other devices.
By Staff Writer Dec 11 2017, 10:21AM
Officials want to force backdoors onto all smart gadgets

Officials want to force backdoors onto all smart gadgets

Germany joins the lengthening list of countries gunning for encryption.
By Staff Writer Dec 11 2017, 10:21AM
These 3D-printed WiFi-connected objects don't need batteries to work

These 3D-printed WiFi-connected objects don't need batteries to work

Researchers have made plastic gears and switches that reflect ambient WiFi.
By Staff Writer Dec 7 2017, 10:38AM
Get yourself on the podium with DJI’s latest pair of drone goggles

Get yourself on the podium with DJI’s latest pair of drone goggles

Race to the finish line.
By Matt Tate Dec 6 2017, 12:02PM
Alexa for Business brings voice controls to work so you can talk to your office IT

Alexa for Business brings voice controls to work so you can talk to your office IT

Alexa for Business is a fully managed service for having many Alexa devices in the workplace.
By Joe Curtis Dec 4 2017, 10:12AM
15 things Apple will definitely* be making soon**

15 things Apple will definitely* be making soon**

*Maybe **At some point.
By Andrew Hayward Nov 30 2017, 11:23AM
One Minute Review: Ring Video Doorbell 2

One Minute Review: Ring Video Doorbell 2

You can... (I'm really sorry for this)... Ring my bell.
By Bobby Fenton Nov 24 2017, 11:59AM
Pip is a Pi-powered handheld console that wants to bring coding to the masses

Pip is a Pi-powered handheld console that wants to bring coding to the masses

Switch to Pi.
By Craig Grannell Nov 24 2017, 10:48AM
Tesla stealthily launches $US45 portable Powerbank; sells out within hours

Tesla stealthily launches $US45 portable Powerbank; sells out within hours

The Tesla Powerbank has an integrated USB and Apple Lightning cable connector, as well as a detachable micro USB
By Staff Writer Nov 22 2017, 10:18AM
Apple pushes back HomePod release to early 2018

Apple pushes back HomePod release to early 2018

Apple says the pricey HomePod still needs some work.
By Dale Walker Nov 21 2017, 12:51PM
The only Christmas present I want is this smart, 1/8th scale app-controlled Tachikoma

The only Christmas present I want is this smart, 1/8th scale app-controlled Tachikoma

KAWAIIIIIII!!!!!!!!
By David Hollingworth Nov 20 2017, 3:04PM
One Minute Review: Evapolar Evasmart EV-3000 cooler

One Minute Review: Evapolar Evasmart EV-3000 cooler

Summer is coming.
By Ben Mansill Nov 16 2017, 4:36PM
Take part in Cozmo Lost in Reddit: Reddit's first interactive game

Take part in Cozmo Lost in Reddit: Reddit's first interactive game

Anki's robot, Cozmo, is taking part in the social-sharing site's first ever interactive story
By Staff Writer Nov 15 2017, 10:28AM
Hackers can 'talk to your children' through connected toys

Hackers can 'talk to your children' through connected toys

Four out of seven IoT toys use insecure Bluetooth connections.
By Staff Writer Nov 15 2017, 8:40AM