Technology

Technology

VR cafe brings virtual world to the masses

While easily accessible in some countries, virtual reality technology has proved difficult for some tech fans in South Korea to access. The country's first...

Turning waste into renewable energy sources

Volunteers are working with marginalised communities in Argentina to turn recycled materials into solar power stations. It is hoped this will empower people to...

Technology enables diamond dealers to recognize a stone’s clarity grade

An Israeli high-tech company has invented a machine that it says can instantly grade the clarity of polished diamonds. It's a development the company...

Pupils experience new technology to help with future careers

Robots, virtual reality and 3D printing are being used to try to help a number of youngsters in Australia widen their future career options....

Apple adds touch-screen functions to Macbook Pro

Apple unveiled long-awaited updates to its laptop computer range on Thursday, aiming to spark consumer interest in a product line often overshadowed by newer...

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...

Treatments detecting Down’s syndrome causing controversy

A new test available on the NHS will enable women to find out whether their baby has Down’s syndrome, at no risk to the...

Young men and boys face fertility fears after cancer treatment

There are calls to provide more fertility support services for teenage boys diagnosed with cancer. Cancer treatment can cause infertility and many young men...

Mobile app lets women report areas where they feel unsafe

An Australian city has launched a mobile phone app and website that allows people to report areas where they feel unsafe and why. The...

Drones help farmers fight drought

Drought hit farmers in California are using drones to help them save precious water. Rules governing small commercial drones were recently relaxed in the...