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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Yanny or Laurel?

Simon Rose
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Gadgets & Gizmos: Yanny or Laurel?
Does Steve Caplin hear "Yanny" or "Laurel"? What do you hear? Steve also looks at time travelling guests, failure for facial recognition, Gmail's automatic email generator, windows for blind travellers and the world's "most advanced underwear" that doesn't need to be changed for weeks!
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: The robot that turns into a car

Simon Rose
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Gadgets & Gizmos: The robot that turns into a car
Steve Caplin discusses the caps for Chinese factory workers that monitor their brainwaves, the robot that turns into a car for real, recycling Sony Aibo pet dogs, deliveries to car boots, the complexity of drilling into live skulls and contact lenses shooting out laser beams.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: What the world sounds like

Simon Rose
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Gadgets & Gizmos: What the world sounds like
Steve Caplin and Simon Rose discuss Google's new "Talk to Books" function, the Amazon Echo that insists on good manners, a MIDI representation of the world, Snapchat's relaunch of its Spectacles and a game combining physics with a word game.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: The space hotel

Simon Rose
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Gadgets & Gizmos: The space hotel
Steve Caplin examines evidence that violent videos make you fat, the space hotel that will cost $10m for a stay, an autonomous boat, a tooth-mounted sensor and, best of all, a gadget that FINALLY helps you to hang a picture in exactly the spot you want.
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steve caplin


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Robotic Ikea constructors

Simon Rose
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Gadgets & Gizmos: Robotic Ikea constructors
Steve Caplin turns his roving eye towards robots, to robots doing Rubik's Cubes and building Ikea furniture, to the laws we ought to have in place for AI and to the slacker robots at Tesla. He also looks at a device to read our thoughts, curated walks and an impressive case to protect an impressively expensive smartphone.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Printing chicken and fois gras

Simon Rose
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Gadgets & Gizmos: Printing chicken and fois gras
Steve Caplin looks at a Californian firm printing chicken and fois gras, at an exoskeleton for skiers, at a drone blood delivery service, a great scanning app, how autonomous cars will mean more compact car parks and a way of uploading your brain to the cloud that is "100% fatal"!
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: The FutureTech Now Show

Simon Rose
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Gadgets & Gizmos: The FutureTech Now Show
Steve Caplin, hotfoot from the FutureTech Now show, looks at VR cocktails, a VR gym trainer even HE would use, a VR game for those who are recuperating, as well as Microsoft, Xbox and Skype banning those using "offensive language" and an app that transcribes phone calls in real times in many languages.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: The chairless chair

Simon Rose
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Gadgets & Gizmos: The chairless chair
Steve Caplin marvels at the chairless chair you wear, the latest in delivery drones, the banning of Winnie the Pooh in China, Google Lens and the squeezable metal bottle.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: The downside of new tech

Simon Rose
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Gadgets & Gizmos: The downside of new tech
Steve Caplin looks at the first autonomous vehicle casualty and the woman who almost died from staring at her smartphone. He also looks at the trash-cleaning robot you can control, a combined phone and fidget spinner and the Google Street view Easter Egg.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Levitating water drops

Simon Rose
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Gadgets & Gizmos: Levitating water drops
Steve Caplin, Share Radio's Technology Editor, looks at Lego's over-production of bricks, at cars that can see round corners, robot jean-rippers, a robot carpenter, the levitating water drop, a solution to chewing gum on pavements and the camera designed to shock its user into taking better photographs.
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Steve Caplin


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