Why plugs are the bane of a traveller’s life

Most hotels don’t provide USB sockets, which are required by most of today’s technologies, writes Michael Skapinker

SYLVIA MCKEOWN: Roll up for a chance to join Asgardians living in a galaxy far, far away

Igor Ashurbeyli has plans to be the first independent country in space and for its citizens to live on the moon by 2043

Active health: Ten ways to be a better, fitter mountain biker

Gleaning the best practices for mountain biking from three-time downhill mountain bike world champion Greg Minnaar

Take a ride into the new cycle of e-bikes

Love it or hate it, there's an e-biking e-volution taking place and it is coming soon to a cycling shop near you

SYLVIA MCKEOWN: James Bond-like cool folding phones hit the mainstream — at knockout prices

After years of speculation and sneak peaks Samsung Fold and Huawei Mate X set bar higher with radical innovation

Enough moral panic — mobile phones are life-enhancing

The smartphone is one of the most wondrous, boredom-battling devices yet created, writes Robert Shrimsley

The truth about sex and screen time

Spending less time on our phones would give us a lot more time for sex among other activities

Virtual assistants: battle for connected home seizes the stage

Google puts on a show at Las Vegas electronics fair as it takes on Alexa and Siri

Tech firm Sigfox develops tiny tracker to help fight rhino poaching

The sensor, inserted into the horn, emits the exact location of the animal three times a day, over three years

New Samsung watch great for geeks, sports jocks and even gym dodgers

The Galaxy does everythng your phone does, and more —  including measuring your stress levels and monitoring your heart

Technology-based rewards help improve your fitness game

Study finds people exercise more when they get an Apple Watch free if they meet daily physical activity goals rather than having to buy one, writes Hanna Ziady

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Technology puts F1 fans’ fingers on racing pulse

The winner of this year’s $50,000 Tata Communications F1 Innovation Prize aims to harness smart assistant technology, such as Amazon’s Alexa, so that fans can ...

App service helps time-poor clients to get to-do lists done

Requests range from travel arrangements, accommodation and flowers to household emergencies

SA-born Silverback strikes gold in global cycling markets

North America, Europe and China are the SA company’s main markets

As new iPhones go on sale, studies reveal chips from Intel and Toshiba

Repair firm iFixit this week published some of the first detailed teardowns of the new iPhones

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