LabStyle Dario turns your smartphone into a diabetes monitor

Saturday November 14th is World Diabetes Day 2015 and LabStyle have launched their sophisticated Dario diabetes system in the UK which allows Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics to test their blood sugar via their mobile device. The Dario is an easy-to-use monitor that connects to your smartphone and will automatically log blood sugar levels […]

MSD and Wayra partner to find best healthcare tech start-ups in the UK

Global healthcare leader, MSD (Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd) and Wayra, Telefonica’s tech start up accelerator, have announced their partnership to launch the first preventative healthcare start-up programme in the UK. The acceleration programme, called Velocity Health, will kick off with a search for the UK’s best tech start-ups who can win the chance to […]

Optical Express – online tool shows your poor vision and laser potential

As a spectacle wearer, there’s a range of things which annoy me. Hipsters wearing frames with plain glass lenses, how my glasses steam whenever there’s a change from cold to hot atmosphere, how VR only seems to aimed at those with 20/20 vision and that I am expected to spend a small fortune on corrective […]

Stanford Uni moves closer to replacing computer wires with light

We all know that optical fibre broadband is faster than the internets coming down wires, don’t we? It therefore stands to reason that using light to carry data in your computer will make it speedier too. Engineers at Stanford University have created a barcode-like silicon chip that can bend light, moving one step closer towards […]

US Navy is equipped with laser cannon in Persian Gulf

The US Navy has taken its prototype laser weapon out to the Persian Gulf. This thing can easily tear through drones. The seven year project which has cost $40 million to develop has been sent with the US Navy who are out on patrol throughout the disputed Persian Gulf. The Laser Weapon System (LaWS) prototype […]

Just 10 bucks to possibly appear in Star Wars: Episode VII

If you fancy putting on a furry suit or long antennas and appear in the next Star Wars film, then all you have to do is donate $10. Today JJ Abrams has helped announce a new charity campaign run by Disney, Lucasfilm, and his own production company, Bad Robot. The initiative, called Star Wars: Force […]