Home Office buys £12k devices to stop migrants crossing the Channel

Officials buy £12k device to thwart migrants crossing the Channel by tangling propeller on their dinghies… as another 50 land on Kent coast ‘Vessel arrest entanglement boom’ can be ‘deployed at speed’ to snarl a boat’s propellers and bring it to a halt in open water Home Office is spending huge sums on specialist maritime … Read more

Home Office buys £12k devices to stop migrants crossing the Channel

Officials buy £12k device to thwart migrants crossing the Channel by tangling propeller on their dinghies… as another 50 land on Kent coast ‘Vessel arrest entanglement boom’ can be ‘deployed at speed’ to snarl a boat’s propellers and bring it to a halt in open water Home Office is spending huge sums on specialist maritime … Read more

Kia’s new app gives drivers access to 14,000 public EV charging devices

Car firm Kia has today launched an antidote for drivers of electric cars who suffer range-anxiety worries about where they can next charge their car. It’s new KiaCharge s ‘one-stop shop’ system gives drivers of its cars access to 13,900 UK charging points at which to recharge their pure electric or plug-in petrol-electric hybrid vehicles. … Read more

Konnie Huq: Home school’s hard enough when you DO have devices so let’s help the families who don’t

Brace yourselves!’, ‘Eeeek’, ‘Help!’, ‘Oh no… not again!’ read the messages on school WhatsApp feeds across the country when the news broke. It was December 19, a Saturday – the first Saturday of the school Christmas holidays to be precise – and as parents tucked their kids into bed that evening, excited for the Christmas … Read more

Smartphone-based coronavirus test produces results in just 10 minutes using the device’s microscope

Scientists are developing a smartphone app that can detect COVID-19 in saliva in about 10 minutes. The technology pairs a phone with a small microscope that analyzes a saliva sample for evidence of the virus.  Designed by the University of Arizona, the team’s goal is to combine the speed of an antigen test with the accuracy … Read more

Xaiomi unveils remote charging technology that can charge multiple devices from some 10 feet away 

Forget cables! Xiaomi announces new long-range wireless charger lets you power multiple devices from some 10 FEET away Xaiomi’s Mi Air Charge Technology powers phones from ‘several feet away’ It also works on wearables and can charge multiple devices at once An isolated charging station locates the phone and transmits waves An array on the … Read more

Apple set for $100bn sales record after strong demand for new devices

Apple set for $100bn sales record after Christmas shoppers clamour to get their hands on its latest devices By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 22:57 GMT, 26 January 2021 | Updated: 23:24 GMT, 26 January 2021 Apple is expected to unveil its first $100billion quarter tonight after the iPhone maker launched a string … Read more

French factory workers could be forced to wear social distancing devices

Plans for factory workers to wear social distancing ‘dog collars’ that go off like an alarm if people stand too close to each other have caused an outcry in France.  Worn around the neck or tied around the waist, the ‘badges’ would make a loud 85-decibel sound and possibly vibrate or light up if the … Read more

Covid UK: BBC staff must wear ‘social distancing proximity devices’

BBC staff will have to wear ‘social distancing proximity devices’ in the office to make sure they keep two metres apart BBC staff have been told to wear ‘social distancing devices’ which will beep Technology will alert them if they are less than 2 metres apart from someone else Staff working in office will also … Read more