Sharp develops Free-Form IGZO display – can be any shape you want it

sharp protype display

Sharp has just introduced the Free-Form Display, a new technology that will allow device makers to create gadgets without being restricted to those typical square and rectangular form factors. Sharp’s latest creation will mean that smartwatches can be curved and fit more naturally on the wearer’s wrist, phones could become banana-shaped and digital dashboards can [...]

Magne-hinge glasses offers spec wearers magnetic customisation

Magne-hinge glasses by Nendo

As a long-time spectacle wearer (I just need glasses for driving, cinema and seeing things) I am happy to see some new tech being brought to us non-hipster spec wearers. These groovy glasses swap the usual screws in their hinges for magnets which means instant customisation and repairs – as well as removing those awkward [...]

HP Z workstations push the limits of CGI and video editing software


HP’s Z workstations have been designed to meet the demands of design and media professionals who may be working with intricate 3D models, complex datasets, video editing and photography. The Z workstations set the “standard for innovation, performance, and reliability” according to HP, and are used in areas such as media, entertainment, engineering, architecture and [...]

Printrbot Simple – GadgetyNews at The Gadget Show Live


If you’re looking around for 3D printers that are not way expensive and open source friendly then you should check out the Printrbot Simple Kit. Whilst at The Gadget Show Live I found this Printrbot Simple kit selling for just £300. Yes, it’s a kit and will need you to assemble the laser cut wooden [...]

The M3D Micro – a truly affordable consumer 3D printer

micro cat

Like most of you reading this, I have been following the prgression of 3D printers from expensive industrial tools to gadgets found in high street stores. It’s either the price, the size, or both that has prevented the natty devices finding their place in most homes. That could change with the Micro. The Micro is [...]

LG using its curved OLED panels in stylish lighting

lg oled lamp

LG was one of the first to release a smartphone packing a curved display and now it looks like the tech company is looking where else it can shove its bendy screens. Over at the Light+Building show in Frankfurt, Germany, LG is showing off one of the ideas it has in utilising the curved OLEDS: [...]