After training to be an intellectual property lawyer, Dan abandoned a promising career in financial services to sit at home and play with gadgets. He lives in Norwich, U.K., with his wife, his books and far too many opinions on British TV comedy. One day, if he's very, very lucky, he'll live out his dream to become the executive producer of Doctor Who before retiring to Radio 4.
Google opens an office in China's Silicon Valley
It's little more than a rented office, but Google may have broader intentions.
Tech wants to solve our tech-related sleep problems
Expect to see more of it in 2018.
Touring Hyperloop One's ever-evolving test site
It's an ambitious, but increasingly realistic, proposition.
Into the darkness at CES 2018
"It's 'cos they got too much shit plugged in, in there."
Wi-Fiber’s streetlights are an easy way to make cities smart
The hardware can be retrofitted into existing lampposts, bringing WiFi and IoT support.
Somnox’s robotic pillow is designed to snuggle
The gray peanut simulates breathing, letting you pretend you're in bed with a loved one.
Cauldryn has made the swiss army knife of heated travel mugs
This machine doesn't just heat water -- it can grind coffee beans, charge your phone and zap bugs.
Peloton's $4,000 treadmill comes with a 32-inch TV
The treadmill comes with a 32-inch touchscreen to access on-demand classes.
Former Psion designers return with a fresh take on the PDA
Those of a certain age will have fond memories of devices that looked a little like this.