Category Archives: technology

Smart leggings by Wearable X vibrate to correct imperfect yoga poses

These responsive leggings by tech brand Wearable X use gentle pulses to give instant feedback to the wearer on their yoga postures. The Nadi X leggings has five sensors embedded into the fabric. These connect via Bluetooth to an accompanying smartphone app to determine what yoga position the wearer is in. The app displays the […]


Zuckerberg Voices Concern About President Trump’s Actions on Immigration

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke out Friday against President Donald Trump’s proposed changes to the country’s immigration and refugee policies. “We need to keep this country safe, but we should do that by focusing on people who actually pose a threat. Expanding the focus of law enforcement beyond people who are real threats would make…

What were all those MPs doing on their phones?

When Labour’s John McDonnell stood up to respond to the autumn statement on Wednesday, half his party’s MPs started noodling on their phones behind him. Was it the height of rudeness – or all part of a modern-day MP’s duties? They filed into the House of Commons chamber to learn what Brexit means for the […]

Amazon’s ‘The Grand Tour’ Sets Streaming Record

Amazon’s new show The Grand Tour is already breaking records after just one episode. The show was Amazon’s most watched premiere, the company announced Monday, taking the No. 1 spot from the record-breaking debut of its series The Man in the High Castle. Millions of Prime members streamed the first episode of Grand Tour in…

Microsoft to Close Skype’s London Offices

The Financial Times reported on Friday that Microsoft is planning on closing the London offices of Skype, putting up to 400 jobs at risk. The closure is particularly cutting since Skype was founded in London in 2003, and acquired by Microsoft in 2011 for $8.5 billion. That made it the kind of tech success–at least…

Thousands play Pokemon Go while driving, US research suggests

Analysis of social media shows thousands of people are playing Pokemon while at the wheel, US researchers say. Via Tech Feed

US regulators order recall of 1m Samsung Note 7 phones

US safety regulators announce a formal recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone after battery issues lead to overheating and the phone catching fire. Via Tech Feed