Gadgets

Apple touts greater use of recycled metal in gadgets

New York: Apple wants to “one day” end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday. “Traditional supply chains are linear,” it said. “Materials are mined, manufactured as products, and often end up in landfills after use. Then the process starts over and more ... Read More »

From guns that shoot around corners to mini spy-drones: The James Bond-style gadgets that are REAL that Q never dreamt of

Mini drones, invisibility cloaks and guns that shoot around corners may sound like gadgets used by James Bond in the 007 films – but, they are among many devices now found in the real world. With the world’s military totaling more than $1.6 trillion dollars, futuristic weapons far beyond what ‘Q’ could have ever imagined are under development in the labs, ... Read More »

Six of the best chocolate gadgets for Easter

Expecting a glut of chocolate this Easter? These devices could help turn it into a new treat. By Keeley Bolger. Cookworks Chocolate Fountain — Silver, £34.99, Argos A home party staple for many years, the chocolate fountain rarely fails to delight. After all, there’s little to split hairs over when there’s an opportunity to guzzle or gape at flowing chocolate. ... Read More »

Gadgets on display in Dayton hearken to earlier age

Roughly 100 years after their original use, approximately 200 household gadgets are now on display at The Dayton Historic Depot Museum. After a call was put out on Facebook and local newspapers in December, the gadgets started arriving for the new exhibit called Make a Better Home: Domestic Gadgetry and Rural Electrification. About half the items on display are hand ... Read More »

Booze investors favor apps, gadgets and biotech

Archaeological records show humans have been making alcohol since at least 7000 BC. We figured out wine more than 6,000 years ago. By the time the ancient Egyptians entered the scene, brewers were making at least 17 types of beer. Nonetheless, it appears we are not done innovating. Booze-related startups, which typically account for a noticeable but not huge chunk ... Read More »

SIX OF THE BEST: SKINCARE GADGETS

Clean up your act with these gadgets designed to help you on the road to clearer skin. LUMIE CLEAR ACNE TREATMENT LIGHT, £119, BOOTS Savefrom boots.comLumie Clear Acne Treatment Light -BootsEvening ExpressSix of the best: Skincare gadgets Although the initial outlay is quite a whack to the wallet, if you’re in the habit of having regular light treatments to soothe ... Read More »

Best travel gadgets 2017

IF YOU’RE AN international jet setter, regular train commuter or even more of an ‘I’ll just use my legs’ type, there are few journeys that aren’t made better with the help of some trusty gadgets. These days, thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), gadgets are now both smart and portable enough to keep us entertained for hours while we ... Read More »

Kitchen gadgets review: silicone bagel moulds – holy snack heaven!

It’s a bit like cremating mini traffic cones. Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian What? Lekue silicone bagel moulds are conical moulds with perforated bases. They hold dough in ring shape through rising, boiling and baking. Why? Who could passover homemade bagels? (Note to self – bagels contain yeast, so are not eaten at Passover. Idiot.) Well? The stakes feel ... Read More »

Telephone companies in UAE and its telephone systems

The employment of PBX was to supply shared access to restricted resources. During this case, a PBX IP PBX/ PABX system share the road to all or any or any the users. Instead of providing the separate line for all the users it will change the users to share the small low pool of lines.Sort of a business having a ... Read More »

Insecure Android apps put connected cars at risk

Android applications that allow millions of car owners to remotely locate and unlock their vehicles are missing security features that could prevent tampering by hackers. Researchers from antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab took seven of the most popular Android apps that accompany connected cars from various manufacturers and analyzed them from the perspective of a compromised Android device. The apps and ... Read More »