Steve Caplin looks at the new Hyundai hybrid with a solar panel roof, at a Motorola phone with a 117-degree 12MP wide-angle lens which films in landscape whichever way up you hold it, a weird NatWest voice banking service with Google Home, how to read Brunel's bad handwriting, an upright grand piano and how plastic bottles can be turned into prosthetic limbs.
Steve Caplin looks at a facial recognition system for bartenders, the death of the man who invented computer passwords, the tweeter who got round a parental device ban thanks to a smart fridge, the new use for hot water at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN and a robotic tail from Japan that is designed to prevent falls for old people.
Steve Caplin on Sony selling 100m Playstation 4s, on contact lenses that can zoom in, on harvesting electricity from walking, on how one person can drive two trucks at once, on an autonomous pod with wheels that rotate 360 degrees, on an e-bike with blindspot assistance, on snail slime's effect on ageing and how tickling your ear can slow the ageing process. All this and the Cobham tea room with a robotic waitress called Theresa.
Steve Caplin on the return of the troubled Galaxy Fold, decoding brainwaves into words, paying in cheques with photos, a wearable air conditioner, digital baggage tags, a "smart" plant pot with an expressive face, a 4K projector, transcribing interviews in real time and a Tokyo hotel with its own Boeing 737 cockpit simulator.
Steve Caplin discusses the world's longest art project, involving London's bridges, the man saved by his Apple watch, the capital's new drinking fountains, an Alexa-powered board game; the new Amazon Kindle, a bluetooth keyboard with keys doubling as a trackpad, a smart coffee table, a recommended travel monitor and the study of studies into whether warm baths aid sleep or not.
Steve Caplin laments the failure of the first cross-Channel hoverboard attempt and the snatching of a gizmo by a seagull. He points out a couple of ways to appreciate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, applauds the coming of 4G on the Tube, Facebook amassing the largest ever collection of swear words, a working folding kettle, a virtual reality glove for chess players and the launch of BBC and ITV's streaming service.
Steve Caplin on the latest tech stories. Microsoft open their first European shop in Oxford street, astronauts can heal themselves with 3D printers, Ulster shows its Game of Thrones tapestry, York Minister goes contactless, the book Alice in Wonderland is printed (but too small to see), how your clothes can monitor when you're getting ill and fund raising for a tent designed for airport terminals.
Steve Caplin takes a look at the latest developments in the automotive world, with the first electric Mini Cooper, 130 Lotus e-cars, Tesla upping production, a Tel Aviv company reinventing electric cars with a common platform, Jaguar Land Rover monitoring drivers' facial expressions, Scotland Yard using a military drone to catch dangerous drivers. He also explains why people are hiring cars in Japan but going nowhere. Uber launches a helicopter service in New York, it's 40 years of the Walkman, The BBC is using AI for assessing the highlights of Wimbledon and Amazon joins forces with the NHS.
Steve Caplin on Facebook's closing down of fake review sites and Stanford University's tool that lets you convincingly put words into people's mouths in videos. There's the world's most efficient vehicle, a fan that's also a pen, camera, recording device and phone, the Musicians' Union complaining about classical music on streaming services, an LED spirit level, the speed of 5G and Amazon's airborne Neighbourhood Watch idea.
Steve Caplin gets all steamed up, with stories about sex in space, on Instagram, on DVD and more. He also waxes lyrical about the new 360-degree webcam at Stonehenge but is less enthused about a voice-activated version of Monopoly. There's a family-friendly beehive seeking crowd-funding, Japanese DNA matchmaking and NatWest's new way of using selfies for indentification.