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You can play with shelter cats from your work desk

Published by on May 12th, 2015, No Comments

 iPet Companion

If we could play with little kittens and friendly furry cats all day, we would, am I right?

Unfortunately, most of us have to adhere to things such as ‘work’ which requires us to be present and then prevents us from spending our entire day surrounded by fluffy, purring catties.

You could possibly bring your cat to work, but the mass hysteria would not sit well with your cat’s royal status and someone in the office will no doubt be allergic.

Luckily for us, we’re living in an age where virtual reality is a thing and robots can magically help us do things – even if we’re not physically there.

That is exactly what the iPet Companion is; a sort-of virtual reality where you can play with real, live cats from your work desk.  (more…)

Qualcomm working on 10-core processor

Published by on May 12th, 2015, No Comments

qualcommIt almost feels like CPU power doubles every couple of years. Technology has advanced at a rapid pace in the smartphone market and everyone wants to provide the latest and greatest chips to get a slice of the lucrative mobile industry.

After the recent disappointment of the Snapdragon 810 processor, Qualcomm is reportedly working on a brand spanking new Snapdragon 818 processor which has a few tricks up its sleeve… (more…)

Google adds pre-registration and alerts for Android apps

Published by on May 12th, 2015, No Comments


Starting with Glu’s Terminator Genisys: Revolution mobile game, you can now pre-register for apps from the Play store. Now developers can create some buzz before releasing an app by creating a placeholder page in the store where users can sign up and receive an alert on their phone when the app is actually released. (more…)

OPPO reveals the R7 and R7 Plus

Published by on May 12th, 2015, No Comments


At this stage you might not be aware of OPPO or what they are up to, but you should really take notice. The Chinese manufacturer has made some inroads in North America, is one of the leading manufacturers in its home territory and is expanding into Europe and the rest of the world. We might even start seeing them pop up on our shores sometime soon. (more…)

Upcoming Nexus 7 may not be (just) another phablet

Published by on May 12th, 2015, 1 Comment


The Nexus 6 came out in November last year and unfortunately it wasn’t nearly as successful as its predecessors. According to analysts, the main reason consumers didn’t pick up Google’s latest attempt to showcase Android in its purest form was its form factor.

While we love Nexus devices of the past, we have to agree that the Nexus 6 wasn’t exactly to our liking. Not only is it a massive phone, it is also priced completely differently to previous Nexus phones. They were always known for being relatively inexpensive while still including the latest and greatest hardware, which was not the case with the Nexus 6. (more…)

Microsoft confirms ’10′ will be the last version of Windows

Published by on May 11th, 2015, No Comments


The end to Microsoft’s roughly three-year update schedule for Windows appears to be night – Microsoft Executive Jerry Nixon has confirmed that Windows 10 will the last version of the world’s most popular operating system that will see a launch.

This, however, doesn’t mean an end is imminent for Windows – it rather signals a massive change in the manner which Microsoft sell and update their iconic operating system.


Uber bids to buy Nokia’s HERE mapping service

Published by on May 11th, 2015, No Comments

uberTo keep the snowballing business that is Uber going the company needs to be ever forward looking. To achieve this the ride sharing service looks to invest in all possible areas of the business, especially its mapping and GPS capabilities.

A report in the New York Times indicates that the company has taken a step forward in bidding to buy Nokia’s HERE mapping service… (more…)

Designer creates a stunning iPhone 7 concept

Published by on May 8th, 2015, 2 Comments



With great anticipation building over Apple’s possible plans for the next iterant update to the iPhone line, designer Martin Hajek has produced his own iPhone 7 concept.

The concept, which retains the same slim form factor of the current iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, bears influences from several rumours - detailing the next iPhone’s design and features – which are presently circulating the internet.