Sore feet from walking around? A Japanese company has an answer in the form of a wearable chair. We should thank Japan for a lot of things, but we salute them for this idea.
If you're feeling obliged to stand for way too long around the water cooler while your office colleague talks about his/her latest stories, this is perfect for you. But they are going for a target audience that needs it more: surgeons doing long procedures. This pair of attachable leg braces can support your upper body weight and allow you to sit in a near-standing position.
Simply strap it on over your legs and clothing, adjust for comfort, and the 3D-printed parts get to work. The seat part rests just below the posterior (your bum) and wraps around the legs to a base at the feet, creating a chair-like support out of your legs without relying upon your muscles at all.
The company is hoping to make this a real thing in summer. But until then we will dream of all the scenarios we can use this in. Bumping into long-avoided family members in public, waiting in line at the bank, the list is endless.
There was a time when Blackberry was relevant. Today, unfortunately, is not one of those times as CEO John Chen announced plans for the company to stop making their own phones.
The representation of politicians has always been a tricky issue, but recently we’ve seen social media become more and more important as an influence on public opinion, especially relating to the US presidential campaign and the Labour leadership row here in the UK.
Snapchat just dropped some huge news - rebranding to Snap Inc. and revealing their first piece of hardware named Spectacles. I'm struggling to understand the point of some sunglasses with a video camera attached to them, but surely it can't be just because I'm not a millennial...
For years, developed countries have accepted and almost forgotten about the privilege of Internet access – while 4 billion people across developing nations live without it.
Well, here we are... The fifth anniversary of New Rising Media. It's been a journey quite like that of a TV sitcom relationship - falling in and out of love with this place.
There have been highs and lows, as the landscape of blogging has changed. And just like any birthday celebration, I want to reminisce in the history of things around here.
Unless you've been living under a rock, Apple launched their AirPods... Turns out there's a lot wrong with them!
While a robot may never be capable of feeling emotion, artist Erica Scourti’s bot “Empathy Deck” has the potential to pretend well enough to offer comforting help.
Ignore what the more easily influenced friends are sharing on Facebook - NASA did not just change your Zodiac sign. This was all just big misunderstanding, based on a children’s education web page put out by the agency.
We all have a laugh and a joke about being so addicted to Pokemon Go that you play while driving - but unfortunately that’s not a joke to thousands of people…
YouTube Gaming channels are rapidly becoming a major part of online entertainment. Whether it be Let’s Players, Review and Analysis, News Channels, or any number of variations, more and more people are making their living either playing or discussing games – and attracting legions of fans while they do so. However, one thing this rapidly-growing medium has so far lacked is a concrete set of laws and legislation behind it, and that might be set to change, thanks to an incident in Essex.