It has been reported that the EU has set up a working group to look into the possibility of introducing a device that stops cars remotely. The idea is that police could use this gadget to stop any vehicle they are suspicious of. It is being looked into by a team from the European Network of Law Enforcement Technology Services. It is believed that it could be a several...

Do you remember Fantastic Voyage? It was a movie created off the back of a Isaac Asimov novel. Basically, a full size spaceship was reduced to a minuscule size so it could explore the human body – it was 80s science fiction at its best. It seems that an unmanned remote control drone could make the film a reality – sort of. This little device, called the Mermaid,...

The annual Toy Fair at the Olympia Exhibition centre is under way with a few cracking gadgets rising launching at the event. One of the most interesting toys was the AppCar/Appcopter iPhone peripheral that turns an iPhone or iPod touch into a remote control for a car or helicopter. We had chance to have some hands on time with both the Appcopter and the Appcar, both can...