Author Archives: Julian Horsey

Julian is passionate about design and technology especially wearables, 3D printing and virtual reality. He is a published author and is also involved in web technology and multimedia design, as well as finding time to enjoy a little online gaming. You can follow him on Google+.

3D Systems Capture Mini 3D Scanner And Cloud 3D Printing Software Unveiled (video)

Capture Mini 3D scanner

3D Systems has this seek unveiled its new Capture Mini 3D scanner and cloud 3D printing software that the company has created to make the process of printing real life object after converting them to digital files as easy as possible.

The new Capture Mini scanner is a small, highly accurate blue LED structured-light scanner that has been combined with industry-leading Geomagic software products, says 3D Systems. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Capture Mini scanner and see it in action.

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Dark Souls II Scholar Of The First Sin Ultimate Collection Trailer Released (video)

Dark Souls II Scholar Of The First Sin

Dark Souls II fans are sure to enjoy this new trailer that has been released providing a glimpse of the new Dark Souls II Scholar Of The First Sin ultimate collection that will be made available for both older and next-generation PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles.

FromSoftware also announced earlier today that the popular RPG Dark Souls II will be launching on next-generation PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles.

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HashKey Dedicated Hashtag Keyboard (video)

HashKey Dedicated Hashtag Keyboard

Social media gurus that enjoy using hashtags to communicate news and updates are sure to find this dedicated USB hashtag keyboard called Hashkey the perfect addition to their gadgets.

The HashKey hashtag keyboard is a dedicated unique one-key device that can be used to quickly create a hashtag. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about why the hashtag keyboard has been created and see it in action.

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Pharaoh Delta 5th Generation 3D Printer Unveiled, Launching In Europe Soon

Pharaoh Delta 3D Printer

Latvian company Mass Portal has this month unveiled their new Pharaoh Delta 3D printer which is a fifth generation system created by the company and builds on previous models to add even more refinement and new features for users to enjoy.

The Pharaoh Delta 3D printer is capable of printing objects 200mm x 200mm diameter in size with a layer thickness ranging between 0.02-0.6mm depending on nozzle size attached.

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Plan V Failsafe Smartphone Charger Uses 9volt Batteries (video)

Smartphone Charger

Sometimes it’s not always possible to remember to take a smartphone charger backup battery with you to make sure your smartphone is completely charged at all times and when those times arise it always seems to be during an important call or sms conversation.

Flintu think they have come up with the perfect emergency smartphone charger called the Plan V. That can be carried on your keyring and is always available to power your smartphone when you are able to get your hands on a 9 volt battery from a local store.

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Cubic Personal Assistant With Artificial Intelligence And Personality (video)

Personal Assistant

Anyone who would like a very own personal artificial intelligence or personal assistant, complete with a little personality, may be interested in a new digital friend which has been created called Cubic.

Cubic has been designed to be your digital co-pilot who is always on and there to help you whenever required. Users interact with Cubic by speaking as well as using companion applications on mobile devices and services that are currently supported including IFTTT, Nest, Hue, Spotify, SmartThings, Homeboy and more.

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qronoCase iPhone 6 Modular Case Offers A Wallet, Battery And More (video)

iPhone 6 case

Apple iPhone 6 owners that are looking for a way to protect their new smartphone but would also enjoy a little versatility may like the new qronoCase designed by MChan and the qronoTeam.

The qronoCase iPhone 6 case has been designed to provide a modular system that can be adapted to suit your day ahead with either a battery, wallet or holding strap. Watch the video below to see it in action.

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Robox 3D Printer Now Available To Purchase For $1,549 (video)


After successfully launching via the Kickstarter crowdfunding website and now having fulfilled all its Kickstarter backers orders. The new Robox 3D printer is now available to purchase via retail with prices starting from $1,549.

Currently the Robox 3D printer comes fitted with a Robox 3D filament print head but the team hope to use extra funds raised by their Kickstarter campaign to created addition tooling heads. Although other methods of production and heads are still yet to be decided, such as CNC milling or laser cutting.

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Boddie Smartwatch Launches On Kickstarter looking To Raise $100,000 (video)


After a not so great attempt at raising money over on Indiegogo the team behind the Boddie smartwatch have now taken to Kickstarter to raise the $100,000 the business requires to take their smartwatch concept into production.

It’s not the first time that a crowd funding campaign has failed and then been re-launched. The recent phenomenal success of the Coolest cooler box only happened after the project had been relaunched over on the Kickstarter website, and then went on to raise over $10 million in funding breaking a number of Kickstarter records with it along the way.

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Valve Makes Changes To Gift Tradability To Restrict Steam Key Resellers

Valve Steam Key

Valve has today announced changes it has made to gift tradability on its Steam games network, in an attempt to restrict the Steam Key resellers which are sometimes scammers that trade gifts that are later then rejected due to payment issues or similar.

In the past Steam scammers have purchased large volumes of Steam game keys which they have then resold quickly at a discount. After which the original payment by the scammers is rejected forcing Valve to reject all the Steam keys leaving legitimate gamers out of pocket.

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ZANO Nano Drone Is Autonomous, Intelligent And Developable (video)

ZANO Nano Drone

A new nano drone in the form of the ZANO has been unveiled this week, that has been designed to be an ultra-portable, personal aerial photography and video capture platform that is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.

The ZANO nano drone is also intelligent and developable and is capable of flying by itself if required, connecting to your smartphone or tablet device. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the ZANO nano drone project and see it in action.

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