• 15 best tech gifts
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    The Independent

    15 best tech gifts

    If you’re looking for a gift for a techie, it can be hard to know what to go for. A working R2-D2? Well, who wouldn’t? Or a shaver that cleans itself? Or, if he fancies upping the home security, then what about a doorbell that lets you see who’s at the door when you’re not at home?

  • Tech gifts: The best gadgets to give this Christmas
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    Lauren Sharkey

    Tech gifts: The best gadgets to give this Christmas

    No matter who you are, a gadget of some kind will make your day on Christmas . Every year, there are plenty of new technology finds to pore over whether you’re into gaming or injecting some smart into your home. Yes, some are pretty expensive (but worth every penny) but there are lots of tech items that won’t break the bank. Immerse yourself in virtual reality with some truly affordable headsets, modernise your home with Google’s latest product or update your listening experience with some of the music industry’s best headphones and speakers. Follow us on  Instagram  and  Facebook  for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow  @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: London’s Christmas lights: When and where to watch the switch-on From gin to prosecco: The best boozy advent calendars 8 ways to decorate your home with white this Christmas

  • Third of Britons believe having sex with a robot counts as cheating
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    Alice Sholl

    Third of Britons believe having sex with a robot counts as cheating

    Just one in ten said they would be "fine with it".

  • Baby buys that will make every parent’s life a million times easier
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    Alice Sholl

    Baby buys that will make every parent’s life a million times easier

    A time before the invention of disposable nappies doesn’t bear thinking about. Yet now in 2017, we live in a brave new world in which smart changing mats, high-tech strollers and genius apps exist which make the- let’s be honest – difficult job of parenting that much easier. Ever thought your nappy-changing session could be aided by an app? Us neither. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: These 24 names are on the endangered baby names list This woman had a free birth, but what even is that and is it safe?

  • Professor Stephen Hawking gives lecture on Donald Trump and the post-truth world - all via hologram
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    The Independent

    Professor Stephen Hawking gives lecture on Donald Trump and the post-truth world - all via hologram

    Stephen Hawking has managed to air his concerns about Donald Trump, Brexit and the backlash against experts to an audience of hundreds in Hong Kong without travelling 6,000 miles to the country. The world-famous physicist appeared before crowds who cheered and took photos via hologram. The Cambridge professor also spoke via a hologram at the Sydney Opera House in 2015.

  • The new 'Tinder for mothers' app which allows you to swipe to find new mum mates
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    Marie Claire Dorking

    The new 'Tinder for mothers' app which allows you to swipe to find new mum mates

    Well, ok you don’t necessarily lose all your mates the minute you give birth, but you may find you’re no longer on the same page as your besties. What you need is some mummy mates to help support, guide and gossip your way through the motherhood minefield. Well, step forward new app Peanut, a sort of Tinder for new parents which aims to help hook up mums with similar interests and experiences.

  • Michael Kors Just Launched Its New Smart Watch
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    Alice Sholl

    Michael Kors Just Launched Its New Smart Watch

    Michael Kors launched it’s new smart watch yesterday, and it’s pretty darn beautiful. The thing about the Michael Kors Access display smartwatch is that, unlike most smart watches, this looks and feels like a piece of jewellery.

  • Sack Off The Gym With Our Top 5 Free Fitness Apps
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    Samantha Simmonds, Fashion and Lifestyle Blogger

    Sack Off The Gym With Our Top 5 Free Fitness Apps

    I have a confession to make. I can’t work gyms. I’ve tried - more than once. The first time, I pressed lots of buttons on lots of different treadmills, Yes, including the ones marked ‘ON’. Nothing happened. Eventually, gathering up the tattered shreds of my dignity, I ran - right out the door. 

  • Manus x Virtual Pets: Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Brought Tamagotchis to the 2016 Met Gala
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    Nora Crotty

    Manus x Virtual Pets: Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Brought Tamagotchis to the 2016 Met Gala

    As Fashionista points out, the PDA-friendly lovebirds Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom both attended the Met Gala wearing a Tamagotchi clipped to their Prada getups.

  • Taylor Swift & Idris Elba to Host Tech-Themed 2016 Met Gala
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    Lauren Tuck

    Taylor Swift & Idris Elba to Host Tech-Themed 2016 Met Gala

    Katy Perry was on theme in 2010 wearing a CuteCircuit gown lined with LEDs. Photo: Getty Images Fashion and technology have come a long way in the past few years. There’s Google Glass, solar panel-embellished clothes to charge electronics, rings that vibrate upon receiving a text message, and bracelets that track nearly everything happening in the human body. All of this — and so much more — will most likely be on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art come May 2016 when the Costume Institute opens “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology.”

  • Alexa Chung’s New Shopping App Is Actually Worth Checking Out
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    Nora Crotty

    Alexa Chung’s New Shopping App Is Actually Worth Checking Out

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