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Part human, part machine: is Apple turning us all into cyborgs?
With its iPhones, watches and forthcoming smart glasses, Apple’s gadgets are increasingly becoming extensions of our minds and bodies. It’s the big tech dream – but could it turn into a nightmare?

Alex Hern

25, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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‘I’m so done with driving’: is the robot car revolution finally near?
When a driverless Uber killed a pedestrian, the onset of autonomous vehicles seemed to stall. But Waymo is cautiously but confidently forging ahead

Dominic Rushe

10, Mar, 2019 @6:00 AM

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The rebirth of Google Glass shows the merit of failure | John Naughton
The much-mocked wearable computer, refashioned as an aid for factory workers, is the latest success born of a commercial flop

John Naughton

23, Jul, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Google's future is useful, creepy and everywhere: nine things learned at I/O
With Google Assistant coming to the iPhone, the company hopes to kill off Siri and wants to ‘see’ inside your home as it reiterates its AI-first approach

Olivia Solon in San Francisco

18, May, 2017 @9:35 AM

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10 most influential wearable devices
Since the 17th century we’ve been strapping bits and pieces to our bodies in pursuit of technological nirvana

Samuel Gibbs

03, Mar, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Holograms replacing cadavers in training for doctors
Royal College of Surgeons explores 3D hologram headsets and other hi-tech devices to replace cadaver-based tuition

Nicola Davis

17, Nov, 2016 @8:54 PM

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Snap Inc: it’s Snapchat, but now with video-recording 'Spectacles'
The $22bn messaging app has changed its name to reflect the fact that it is ‘a camera company’ now. But will it succeed where Google Glass failed?

26, Sep, 2016 @12:15 PM

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How 'eye-tracking' could change our experience of cities – for better or worse
Researchers in Melbourne have used new eye-tracking technology to demonstrate that our brains prefer lush greenery in urban environments. But here they warn that collection of such data could prove a double-edged sword

Jodi Sita, Chris McCarthy, Ebadat Parmehr and Marco Amati

02, Sep, 2016 @12:00 AM

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Pokémon Go is just the start – Silicon Valley is taking over our reality
New technologies from games to the internet of things are integrating every aspect of our lives into a global network that serves monopoly capitalism

Srecko Horvat

25, Jul, 2016 @8:55 AM

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We've seen Magic Leap's device of the future, and it looks like Merlin's skull cap
A patent filing has revealed a design for the much-vaunted Magic Leap augmented reality headset, but it’s hard to imagine looking cool while wearing it

Danny Yadron in San Francisco

08, Jun, 2016 @1:17 AM

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Cutting-edge theatre: world’s first virtual reality operation goes live
Medical experts hope surgery live-streamed in VR will make healthcare fairer and boost training

Nicola Davis

14, Apr, 2016 @6:00 AM

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John Humphrys versus new technology - he's game for anything
BBC Radio 4 Today presenter may be a late adopter but he’s tried everything from Google Glass to a twike in the name of journalism

John Plunkett

07, Apr, 2016 @11:23 AM

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