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Japanese fashion puts the oo-er into trousers

In an effort to reinvigorate a flaccid trouser marketplace, a Japanese fashion house has introduced a vaguely horrifying bit of detailing. Ladies and gentlemen, may we present the Wang Flap. Reports began appearing earlier this week of the unlikely-to-catch-on trend of trousers with an external Johnson-holding pouch one can …
Richard Speed, 7 Jun 2018
Chanel Data Centre Sunglasses

Drones replace models on Dolce & Gabbana catwalk

Fashion house Dolce and Gabbana has replaced human models with drones. The company staged events in Milan over the weekend and, as Fashionista reported, kept the crowds waiting for over an hour on Sunday while displaying multilingual and insistent requests to turn off anything capable of connecting to or creating a WiFi signal …
Simon Sharwood, 27 Feb 2018
Intel and Chromat make a bra which breathes

Chipzilla has its knockers … and now they’re cool in this venting sports bra

Chipzilla’s latest move into wearable tech embraces fashion, with a partnership that sees the company jumping into bed with sportswear brand Chromat. The companies have produced a sports bra which opens vents when it senses a certain level of heat and sweat. Chromat said its designs are based on “Becca McCharen’s theoretical …
Simon Rockman, 16 Sep 2015
Osteoid cast modified to become the Intel Smart Splint

Fashioning the future: Intel works up a sweat and gets butterflies

Wearable Tech Show 2015 At the Wearable Tech Show in London this week, it was hard to miss Intel’s stand and the sight of champion Brit long-distance runner Jo Pavey sweating it out on a treadmill. It wasn’t entirely obvious what she was showing off, as she ran on and on and on. Champion runner Jo Pavey demos the SMS Audio Biosport Champion runner …
Bob Dormon, 11 Mar 2015

Special iPhone trousers will ease Apple into the fashion world

Fashion labels are considering fitting extra large pockets into their jeans to allow on-trend fanbois and gurlz to trouser the supersized Apple iPhone 6 Plus. Apple has been pushing one clear message recently: bigger is better. Whether it be rumours of an upcoming 12.9-inch iPad Air 2 or the larger iPhone, Tim Cook seems …
Jasper Hamill, 1 Oct 2014

Anna Wintour, Karl Lagerfeld and some Apple bloke attend glitzy iPhone 6 Paris launch

Pics Tim Cook has made a bid to colonise the wrists of fashionistas everywhere by holding a series of promotional events for the Apple Watch in the world's most fashionable city. Sadly, he didn't manage to get a place in London and had to make do with Paris instead. Apple ditched the usual "town hall" approach of its product …
Jasper Hamill, 30 Sep 2014

Applelutely fappulous: Fashionistas bow down before the JESUS PHONE

Fashionistas are a rare sight at tech events, where the level of stylishness on display tends to be more dowdy bore than haute couture. But that could be set to change following Apple's decision to welcome the fashion set into its fruity fold for the very first time. Cupertino has invited a number of trendy folk to a not-so- …
Jasper Hamill, 9 Sep 2014
Intel MICA

Intel goes high-fashion with wearable supermodel

World+Dog wants wearables to be the Next Big Thing in tech, but the sector has also learned from Google that ugly devices blending reality and data can raise both privacy and aesthetic objections. Little wonder, then, that Intel has teamed with a fashion designer to craft a gadget that won't get its wearers assaulted or banned …
Reg man wears Google Glass

Google starts selling Glass to Brits – for £1,000 a pop

Google is opening up the sale of its Glass head-mounted computers to customers outside the US for the first time, and the UK is the first country to get them. "Beginning today, we're extending our open beta Explorer program to the UK. The world sees the UK as a center (actually, a centre) of innovation," said the Chocolate …
Iain Thomson, 23 Jun 2014
Nokia and A.Sauvage's inducting charging pants

Mobe battery flat? These ELECTRIC PANTS will pump things up

MicroNokia's ongoing efforts to convince world+dog that inductive charging is a very good idea has just taken important strides with the release of a pair of electric pants. The product of British designer A. Sauvage, the pants are said to have “used the technology from the new Nokia DC-50 wireless charging plate”, a new …
Simon Sharwood, 19 Jun 2014
Opening spread of a Google Glass photo shoot from the September 2013 issue of <i>Vogue</i>

Google Glass is high fashion in September Vogue magazine

Let's face it: Google Glass has an image problem. Even people who like the idea are forced to admit that wearing Sergey Brin's high-tech specs in public makes you look like a dork. But there may yet be an antidote to that. Opening spread of a Google Glass photo shoot from the September 2013 issue of Vogue See? Those Google …
Neil McAllister, 16 Aug 2013

Apple adds Yves Saint Laurent CEO to executive team

Apple has hired now-former Yves Saint Laurent CEO Paul Deneve to work on "special projects", according to a tweet from Bloomberg technology reporter Adam Satariano. Apple hires former CEO of the fashion house Yves Saint Laurent. Apple says he'll report to CEO Tim Cook on "special projects," not retail — Adam Satariano (@ …
Rik Myslewski, 2 Jul 2013
Sony smartwatch crop

Sony set to launch smartwatch in Shanghai next week

Next week Sony will unveil its latest attempt to build a smartwatch market at the Mobile Asia Expo 2013 in Shanghai, according to hints as subtle as an enraged rhinoceros on the company's Twitter feed. Sony SmartWatch slide Are you Sony's one in three? "One in three smartphone users want smart wrist wear," reads one …
Iain Thomson, 21 Jun 2013
The Register breaking news

IT'S OFFICIAL: Hipster era is OVER – sorry, beanie boiz...

An automated telephone survey organization based in Raleigh, North Carolina, apparently having nothing better to do or merely seeking publicity – in this case, successfully – put its finger on the pulse of public sentiment and discovered, as they headlined their results, "Americans So Over Hipsters." Public Policy Polling …
Rik Myslewski, 14 May 2013
HP Mini 210 Vivienne Tam Edition

Vivienne Tam packs paint on HP netbook

HP has paraded its latest laptop with a case coloured by fashion designer Vivienne Tam. In addition to the "butterfly lovers" case design, the Mini 210 Vivienne Tam Edition sports a slightly better spec than the regular Mini 210: an extra gig of Ram and a larger hard drive. HP Mini 210 Vivienne Tam Edition HP's Mini 210 …
Tony Smith, 4 Mar 2010
The Register breaking news

Attack of the Italian space pod parachute babes

Farnborough So far at Farnborough, we've brought you news on all the mainstream, humdrum pieces of sky-tech: stealth superfighters, supersonic jumpjets, tiltrotor plane-copters for the rooftop penthouse dwelling billionaire in your life. By now, many of you will have been saying to yourselves, "That's all very well, but it's a bit …
Lewis Page, 16 Jul 2008
The Register breaking news

A primer on SOA governance

Interview TIBCO's Stefan Farestam talks with Reg Developer about the ground rules of SOA governance. What do you understand by SOA governance? Surely, it's just a question of corporate governance generally – automated business processes should be subject to the same controls as are applied to any business process? Picture of Stefan …
David Norfolk, 25 May 2007

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