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Admit it; you’ve never really got over the lack of Pac Man, Frogger and Space Invaders in your life. Sure, some of the games around these days are alright but you secretly long for the return of simpler days and simpler games. Well, your wish has come true. Some of the classic and most well-remembered video games from back in the 1970s and 1980s have been put onto the...

The cheapest tablet yet has gone on sale across the UK but will it be a success? The UniSlate 7Ci is the British version of the tablet which was designed in India and sold there as the Aakash 2. It has been made by the UK firm Datawind and is now up for grabs at a mere £30. Across in India, this budget tablet has been largely used by students, with its goal being to boost...

Let’s start off by facing up to a simple fact; we have all fancied wearing an invisibility cloak at some point. Wouldn’t it be great if we could slip one of these things on and, well, become invisible, frankly? There are lots of reasons for not wanting to be seen and not all of them are illegal. However, until now we could only dream about sneaking about like Harry...

The latest concept car being worked on by Toyota looks like it is going to be interesting. One of the main features of it is that it is said to be able to change colour. It will also work out how you are feeling, have an augmented reality windscreen, offer social media interaction and suggest possible destinations. The car is question is known as the Toyota FV2 just now...

Sometimes in life you need to make a choice between treating your partner to something special or playing some games on your PlayStation. It’s a tough choice or at least it used to be, until some genius came up with the frankly insane idea of turning the PlayStation controller into a jacket. The jacket helps you give massages while you play you play your favourite games. The...

How connected is the UK to the internet? Very, it seems. A recent report has placed Britain in 8th place in terms of the planet’s most well connected countries. This was an improvement on last year’s figure, as the UK passed both Japan and Hong Kong in the last year. First place is still held by South Korea, while Sweden, Iceland and Denmark all come in the following...

The new Valve Steam Controller has just been revealed to the world and it looks pretty interesting. The announcement comes hot on the heels of announcements detailing a new Linux based operating system and the new Steam Machine games console. The controller comes with a couple of trackpads and gives the player haptic feedback in the form of different sensations which they...

It is always interesting to hear of a new Google project, because the company has come out with some weird and wonderful stuff in the past. Well, after the self drive cars and the weather balloons, Google has decided to help up live longer and more healthily. Which is nice. Details on the new project are pretty thin on the ground but we do know that Google has formed a...

The great thing about tiny gadgets is that you can take them anywhere and use them to  impress people, cause mayhem or simply feel smug knowing that you have a cool piece of technology with you which no one see. However, have you ever seriously considered the possibility of slipping a remote-controlled helicopter into your pocket? One of the great things about the Mini...

Following hot on the heels of the tale of a Raspberry Pi computer being used to help a teddy bear fall from the sky, we have now discovered that some are being used to track rhinos. It seems that some of our horned friends who live in the Tsvao National Park in Kenya have a troubling habit of wandering off into remote areas of the park. The endangered animals can fall...