Breathometer is the world's first smartphone breathalyzer. The device plugs into your smartphone and measures your blood alcohol concentration when you breathe into it. Unlike other breathalyzers,  Breathometer fits easily into your pocket or pocket or on your keyring. The device works with iPhones and Android devices. And the app makes it easy...
For an ordinary weekend, Matthew aged 9 would be spending his time watching Television at home with his siblings, then doing some of his weekend homework, and then he’d play outside a little. Some weekends his family will go out to the mall for lunch or just grocery shopping...
There is nothing conceptually new in a digital thermometer -- and definitely not in putting a Bluetooth chip in a traditional device and tracking the data it collects with an app. (In fact, judging by the early previews at CES 2016, that's more or less the idea behind virtually...
An Indian-American teen has invented a '20-second' mobile charger. 18-year-old Eesha Khare, from Saratoga, California,  has invented a super-capacitor device that could potentially charge your cellphone in less than 20 seconds. She was awarded the Young Scientist Award by the Intel Foundation after developing the tiny device that fits inside mobile...
Katie Hall was shocked the second she saw it: a light-bulb glowing in the middle of a room with no wires attached. Looking back, it was a crude experiment, she remembers: a tiny room filled with gigantic copper refrigerator coils -- the kind you'd see if you cracked open the...
Ugandan startup TrendingshoW is providing on-demand local television content to viewers via their mobile devices, enabling them to create their own programme lineups, set alarms for shows, and record content for later viewing. Launched as an independent company earlier this year, TrendingshoW also has a focus on big data analytics, allowing TV...
Ford has revealed a new ebike concept called the MoDe:Flex. It is complete with a new smartwatch app, just like other prototypes from its new Palo Alto Research and Innovation Center. It's an electric-assisted bicycle that uses a special app to help you do "multimodal" commutes via car, train and bike. This...
Women in Tech ZA is a new blog dedicated to honoring and profiling South African women in tech. It has just been launched with an aim to be a resource for women in the sector to network and showcase themselves, their fields and expertise. Paul Scott, programmer is the brains behind it....
Africa has been identified as the continent with the potential to become the next China. Africans have embraced mobile communication technologies faster than any other parts of the world and the continent is being recognised as the next potential enabler of sustainable economic growth, driving innovation for the developing...
A trial of parcel deliveries by drone will be kicked off by Australia Post next year. Chief executive Ahmed Fahour​ told AFR Weekend drones were not gimmicks and the company had already begun testing deliveries using the new technology. "We've been talking to a major customer, an e-tailer, who would like to particularly deliver...