Technology

Technology

It’s a new chapter in learnin online

Students at one primary school in Sydney are being encouraged to bring in their latest and greatest tech devices as learning aids.There's no confiscation...

US Army testing precision guided ‘smart’ rifles

The US military is investing in an advanced firearm that comes equipped with an internal computer system as well as sensors that gauge...

Amazon testing drones for deliveries

Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, is testing unmanned drones to deliver goods to customers. The drones, called Octocopters, could deliver packages weighing up...

UK government backs three-person IVF

The UK looks set to become the first country to allow the creation of babies using DNA from three people, after the government backed...

Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan

Nintendo's Pokemon Go has finally launched in Japan, the birthplace of the little virtual monsters. First released in the US, Australia and New Zealand...

German scientists make world’s lightest material

Scientists in Germany have developed what they claim is the world's lightest material. They hope Aerographite, made from a network of porous carbon tubes,...

Gadgets and geeks at computer show

The latest tablets and brainwave sensors are on display at one of the biggest computer shows in the world. Here computer fans are getting...

Mobile phone celebrates 40th anniversary

The first mobile phone call was made 40 years ago today, on 3 April 1973. Martin Cooper, a senior engineer at Motorola, called a...

Coming to a doorstep near you, delivery robots

Doorstep deliveries will soon take on a whole new meaning when a fleet of delivery droids take to the streets of several European cities...

Assessing the pros and cons of electric vehicles

Hundreds of electric vehicle enthusiasts have been assessing the new age of driving in Australia. The fourth Melbourne electric vehicle expo was a chance...