Fears over the implications of smart devices will only grow, unless their makers find better ways to integrate them into our world

Published in Comment
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 12:37

The Apple Watch: What do you think?

The media reaction to yesterday's announcements by the tech giant has centred around its cost and impending obsolescence. But we want to know what you think about the gadget's design?

Published in Comment
Thursday, 11 December 2014 00:00

Wearable technologies

The Apple Watch is the latest wearable internet technology with the capability to monitor the user's heart rate and activity levels. As our bodies dissolve further into the network, are these devices just tracking our health or do they herald something darker? Sam Jacob investigates

Published in Features
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:37

Apple's Jonathan Ive on …

In the final talk in the Design Museum and Icon's DM25 series, Apple's head of design discussed design education, carelessness and the Apple Watch

Published in News
Friday, 20 July 2012 11:08

Blank Ways App by Tom Loois

Tom Loois’ navigational app doesn’t tell users which route to take, it tells them the routes they never take – inviting them to reacquaint themselves with the places where they live.

Published in News
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 10:57

Geek Orthodox: the Apple store religion

Apple stores are not only filled with devout followers, they are loaded with the symbolism and rituals of cathedrals. Has the company's curious mix of Californian hippydom and hyper-capitalism finally turned it into a world religion?

Published in Features
Monday, 02 April 2012 01:00

Mobile phones: camera phones

The ubiquitous presence of the camera phone today means no event, whether mundane or spectacular, escapes public attention, says James Bridle

Published in Features
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 12:13

Augmented Reality

Reality as we know it is finished. Welcome to reality 2.0 – where the internet is ubiquitous, and the world is forested with information.

Published in Features
Saturday, 05 September 2009 12:00


Does the magic red button of the Gocycle’s electric motor destroy the fundamentals of cycling?

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