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    1. January 23, 2015

      Microsoft: optical Illusions

      The human eye can easily be tricked into seeing things that are not really there. All it takes is a light, projected in the...

    2. January 22, 2015

      Transported to a new world by Google Cardboard, a $25 VR headset

      “Cardboard” is a funny thing to call a teleportation machine. But when paired with a smartphone and a willing suspension of...

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    1. January 18, 2015

      Google ambitions undimmed despite Glass setback

      Google’s mountain of cash buys a lot of dreams. With its pursuit of projects such as driverless cars and a global network of...

    2. January 18, 2015

      Google: in the looking glass

      Beware the fine print. More than a decade ago, Google’s founders wrote in the company prospectus: “We will not hesitate to...

    3. January 16, 2015

      Smartphones in pipeline that offer more for less

      The smartphone market is set for lots of changes this year, but big, category-changing innovations are unlikely, according...

    4. January 16, 2015

      Intel looks to cut smartphone chip losses

      Intel executives pledged that its losses from selling chips for smartphones and tablets would shrink in 2015 after a year of...

    5. January 15, 2015

      Google suspends sale of smartglasses

      Google has suspended sales of the test version of its smartglasses and reshuffled the group behind the project to put it...

    6. January 15, 2015

      Samsung/BlackBerry: fruit salad

      In 2010, as comedians Harry Enfield and Ronnie Corbett discussed a faulty BlackBerry in a produce shop (“did you try it on...

    7. FT Alphaville

      January 15, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Sign up here to receive the email every day. Oil companies have scrapped or suspended billions of dollars of spending on...

    8. January 9, 2015

      Week in Review, January 10

      A round-up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Race on for next big thing at Consumer...

    9. January 8, 2015

      CES: what would blow your mind — brain-zapping headset or smart kettle?

      The annual Consumer Electronics Show can be an exhausting, nerve-jangling affair. So after two days of pounding the Las...

    10. January 8, 2015

      Apple Watch faces attack of the clones at CES

      Apple’s new smart watch is still months away from going on sale but it already faces an attack of the clones. Near-identical...

    11. January 7, 2015

      CES 2015: PC groups focus on innovation to lure buyers

      A Lenovo employee picks up a carrot, turns to the company’s newly launched tablet and starts to draw on the screen. The...

    12. January 6, 2015

      Samsung focuses on future after tough year

      Samsung Electronics attempted to put a difficult year behind it and bring forward a futuristic vision of the “internet of...

    13. January 2, 2015

      CES 2015: Gadget convention looks beyond the geeks

      The pitches from the more than 3,500 companies planning to attend the technology industry’s biggest annual convention next...

    14. January 1, 2015

      Basis Peak: New year; new smartwatch; new fit and rested you?

      For anyone urgently needing a prop for their healthy new year’s resolutions, a fitness tracking device is by now an obvious...

    15. December 30, 2014

      FT Predictions: the world in 2015

      As 2014 comes to a close, the Financial Times once again engages in a harmless bit of soothsaying. As ever, we invite some...

    16. December 28, 2014

      Nick D’Aloisio leads Yahoo into world of wearables

      Yahoo’s first venture into the world of wearables is being led by Nick D’Aloisio, a 19-year-old Oxford student who had his...

    17. December 28, 2014

      Yahoo targets wearables and mobile growth

      Yahoo is setting its sights on the growth of wearables and other mobile devices as the internet star of the last dotcom boom...

    18. December 23, 2014

      Ammunition Group: designers that speak geek

      When Apple acquired Beats Electronics, the headphone and digital-music company, in May it closed a loop. Ammunition Group,...

    19. December 10, 2014

      Emphasis shifts from illness care to well care

      Spire, a small stone-like device less than the size of a walnut, clips on to your belt or bra quietly collecting information...

    20. beyondbrics

      December 10, 2014

      The future of smartphones is in EM: Gartner

      How do you like your smartphones and tablets? Light or large? Black or white? For most consumers in emerging markets the...

    21. December 8, 2014

      Wearable tech and cars boost demand

      “Exciting new experiences, right on your wrist.” That was the promise made by Apple’s senior vice-president of worldwide...

    22. December 7, 2014

      Women in Business — Tara Swart

      Tara Swart is a doctor and neuroscientist, designing and running the neuroscience and leadership course at MIT Sloan School...

    23. December 7, 2014

      Sharp displays may be the shape of things to come

      Display technology has seen all manner of innovations, but the rectangular design of digital devices — be they smartphones,...

    24. November 28, 2014

      Smart bag for a smartphone?

      Earlier this year I had the opportunity to trial some “exoskeleton” trousers which gave the wearer the ability to carry a...

    25. November 20, 2014

      The ‘smart airports’ checking in apps and beacons

      Few would deny that smartphones merit the label, given the features they contain compared with their analogue ancestors. Can...

    26. November 20, 2014

      Samsung Gear S: a smartwatch that is really a smartphone

      When Samsung launched its first smartwatch just over a year ago, its main objective seemed to be bragging rights that it...

    27. FT Tech Hub

      November 19, 2014

      Predictions for 2015: Google to buy Netflix?

      Is it too early to make forecasts for 2015? Not for CCS Insight, a UK-based technology research firm, which is already...

    28. November 14, 2014

      Should we mount a private prosecution?

      Our company has been badly hit by some fraudulent activity that means we are losing significant business opportunities. We...

    29. FT Tech Hub

      November 12, 2014

      Samsung goes deeper into VR with "Project Beyond" camera

      Samsung has unveiled a prototype of a new kind of 360-degree camera that could help virtual reality move beyond its current...

    30. November 11, 2014

      The truth about owning a smartwatch

      When it’s your own, it’s just different somehow. No one can honestly tell you what it’s going to be like to have one in your...

    31. November 9, 2014

      Minnow Fitbug swims with sharks in wearable gadgets market

      This should be a great month for Fitbug, a small Camden-based maker of wearable heart-rate monitors. As of today, its gizmos...

    32. November 7, 2014

      G-Shock responds to rise of smartwatch

      In 1981, Kikuo Ibe accidentally dropped a much-loved wristwatch, a present from his father. He could only look on in horror...

    33. November 7, 2014

      Fine pieces to help women disconnect but stay in the loop

      Before setting up Kovert, her high-tech fine jewellery company, Kate Unsworth interviewed 350 women about their...

    34. November 6, 2014

      Microsoft Band: review of frontrunner among ‘pre-Apple wearables’

      A year ago in this column, I complained that wearable fitness trackers such as Fitbit’s wristbands or Jawbone’s UP24 failed...

    35. November 5, 2014

      All I want for Christmas is a wearable device

      Wearable devices are predicted to be big sellers in the run-up to Christmas, thanks to a huge leap in public awareness about...

    36. FT Tech Hub

      November 5, 2014

      Jawbone heads off Apple Watch with new Up3 wristband

      As Apple readies its Watch, Jawbone is aiming for “the other wrist” with the latest update to its Up fitness tracker. Rather...

    37. October 21, 2014

      Internet of things is ready to deliver

      Imagine products en route from manufacturer to customer, shuttling between warehouses and trucks, all the time chattering...

    38. October 20, 2014

      Consumer technologies bring step change to business travel

      Step on board your private jet and settle in your seat. Then, by tapping your watch, dim the lights and close the blinds....

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