Gadget Ogling: Pebble Goes Round, VR Hits Movies, and Smart Locks Lose Keypads

The latest Pebble looks a touch different from previous models of the smartwatch. Instead of a square screen with rounded edges, it bears a circular watch face. Prior to last weekend’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, JGR announced Josh Leslie was replacing Odell on the No. 18 pit crew. Mayo has served as Earnhardt…

Facebook satellite to beam internet to remote regions in Africa

Mark Zuckerberg details plans on how company is ‘exploring ways to use aircraft and satellites to beam internet access down into communities from the sky’ I had gone but a short distance further when what seemed to be an excellent trail opened up around the face of a high cliff. The trail was level and…

Next generation gadgets for kids: foam furniture, city turds

This simple, lightweight chair is made by slotting together flat sections of plywood. These are then pulled together by fastening elements for a more ergonomic, curved shape. Constructed from recycled cardboard that’s been processed into a pulp, then coloured with natural dyes, these seats are sculpted around a North American hardwood handle. Designer Michael Neville designed his…