Author: Shalu Pillai

  • The HMS Invincible goes up for sale

    The HMS Invincible goes up for sale

    It’s the end of the line for HMS Invincible. After a glorious 32 years of service in the Royal Navy, the aircraft carrier Invincible has been put up for sale on the Disposal Service Authority website listed among old Defence Force equipment, camo pants and ammo boxes. The Ministry of Defense expects to raise £2…

  • CTRUS, the first hybrid soccer ball ensures fair play

    CTRUS, the first hybrid soccer ball ensures fair play

    Not sure how well this will go down with the super-power referee’s on a football pitch, but looks like a new TopA tech-enabled ball is expected to reduce referee guesswork’s on the pitch. Ctrus, the new innovative soccer ball designed to slash referee mistakes was the winner of this year’s coveted Red Dot concept award.

  • WheeMe away with Bot personal massagers

    WheeMe away with Bot personal massagers

    There’s nothing like a massage to unwind after a long day at work. And for those looking to treat themselves every evening, the new ‘WheeMe’ robotic massager can now roll over your body without falling off, providing a relaxing massage without any awkward conversation. WheeMe is a palm size robot that gently massages and relaxes…

  • Toshiba’s 32 inch LCD TV runs on batteries

    Toshiba’s 32 inch LCD TV runs on batteries

    Here is a new innovation from the house of Toshiba! The company has announced its new Power TV family of battery-powered LED TVs making them the world’s first LED TVs to incorporate an integrated battery that is good for two hours of uninterrupted viewing. According to Toshiba, the Power TV has been designed particularly for…

  • Japanese Family Mart to offer funeral services

    Japanese Family Mart to offer funeral services

    In a country in which stoicism is the norm, the economic downturn in Japan has taken a huge emotional toll on its people. The government in Japan said that suicides and depression last year cost its economy almost 2.7tn yen ($32bn). While depression in Japan is under urgent scrutiny, the continuing deflation means rather callous…

  • Wake up to the natural sounds and lights of Pure Twilight

    Wake up to the natural sounds and lights of Pure Twilight

    Fancy waking up to the sounds of birds chirping and the soft lights of the morning sun or even drift off to sleep in natural sounds and mood lightings? Now, that is possible everyday with Pure Twilight, which brings together the best in light therapy and digital radio combination. A first of its kind, the…