This smart suitcase will tell you what to pack for your holiday

It’s finally happened, we’ve finally found a connected gadget that will actually improve our lives. Amongst the time-wasting, smartphone-syncing meat thermometers, fishing aides and internet-connected wine bottles, this smart suitcase has blown our minds by being able to tell us…

Barclaycard takes on Apple Pay by adding NFC transactions to its Android app

​Parent company Barclays may be dragging its feet on Apple Pay support, but Barclaycard has just added NFC payments to its Android app. Users with the latest version of the Barclaycard app installed on their Android smartphone can carry out…

Manny the selfie-snapping cat becomes an Instagram sensation

​​Social media users have probably seen enough cat photos to last them nine lifetimes, but there’s one moggy Instagram can’t seem to get enough of. The feline is obsessed with cameras, particularly GoPros, and has a knack for capturing the…

Apple is working on a fix for this iPhone 6S battery anomaly

​Some iPhone 6S users are reporting a battery anomaly that’s causing their device to display an incorrect amount of remaining charge. Battery percentage on affected devices is apparently failing to update, even though power is being consumed.

Microsoft’s HoloLens headset might have a battery problem

Battery life might be the Achilles heel of HoloLens following confirmation that the headset is limited to five and a half hours off a single charge. Its runtime drops to just two and a half hours under heavy usage, Microsoft Technical…

Scientists crush our childhood dreams of becoming Spider-Man

A group of buzz-killing researchers from the University of Cambridge have dashed our childhood dreams by proving that Spider-Man-style wallcrawling is physically impossible. Even if a radioactive spider bite did bestow arachnid abilities upon you, scaling walls would still be…

Microsoft is recalling Surface Pro power cables due to fire risks

​​Microsoft is about to launch a voluntary recall on power cables for Surface Pro tablets after identifying them as a potential fire risk. If you own the latest model – the Surface Pro 4 – you have nothing to worry about, but…

Crowdfunded Ion Belt puts a complete smartphone recharge around your waist

​Portable battery boosters are a great idea. Trouble is you’ve always left them at home when your phone decides to haemorrhage its last 20% of battery and leave you in the lurch. This Kickstarter project is looking to solve that…

Fashion brands up the smartwatch game with designer Android Wear watch faces

​Already tired of your smartwatch’s limited array of customisation options? Yeah, us too. Well, Google has partnered with a number of fashion brands to bring a new mix of designer Android Wear watch faces to the mix and bolster those…

Domino’s Apple Watch app will tell you when it’s pizza time

​The only thing worse than a hangover is a New Year’s Day hangover, but help is now just a screen tap away for Apple Watch owners. Domino’s Easy Order App for the wearable lets users order a slice of hangover-banishing…