Posts Tagged ‘Apple’

Gadget Watch: Apple iPhone 5S

Why are we showing a close up of a button? Because, of course, it is the new styled Home button, on the iPhone 5S unveiled last night at the company’s Cupertino HQ. A biometric button, no less. Apple writes:
And now we’ve taken touch to the next logical…

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Pi powers mini Macintosh Computer

The power of the Raspberry Pi continues to be demonstrated. Here’s another excellent example – Gadget Master John Badger has built what is described as the world’s smallest functional Macintosh Computer.

Dubbed Mini Mac – a 1/3 scale Macintosh – it is a fully-functional device, reports Techeblog, with a…

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iPad gets telephoto lens

I often think I don’t write about striking new gadgets enough in Gadget Master (!) and here’s one to file under pure-play “Gadget” (no home build or customisation here). But I’m not quite sure what to think about it – it’s a telephoto lens add-on for…

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Siri, adjust the thermostat

This is a good one about Apple’s voice controlled assistant, Siri, the new software installed on the iPhone 4S. It’s from our sister site New Scientist – Siri hack lets you adjust thermostat with your voice

Jacob Aron writes that Siri already sends emails, checks the weather and performs…

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Greenpeace no fan of iPhone

The jolly green giant Greenpeace has slammed Apple, stating that the electronics giant has manufactured the iPhone with harmful substances. In an “independent” scientific analysis commissioned by Greenpeace, half of 18 components tested were found to contain brominated compounds. Do you have any idea what bromine is? Neither do we…

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iPhone to reach UK in November

One of the most hyped products in recent years, the Apple iPhone, is set to reach British shores in November. This week Apple head honcho Steve Jobs confirmed UK customers will be able to get their hands on the device that contains everything but the kitchen sink. Speaking to the…

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How to build your own MacMini Portable

What do you do when Apple doesn’t make a tablet palmtop? That’s easy. Just follow Peter Green’s lead and make one for them. The MacMini Portable built by this Gadget Master includes and Intel Core Solo 1.5Ghz processor, 60GB hard drive and 512 RAM. “The MMP…

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What not to do with your iPhone

Once in a while we view a video that literally takes our breath away, that makes us stand up and take notice and that we are truly convinced will change the world we live in forever. This video is not one of them. Some mad scientist thought it would be…

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