Digital: Chirp by Patrick Bergel
Chirp uses sound to sing information from one iPhone to another enabling you to share photos, webpages, and contacts from your phone's built-in speaker.
Digital: Free Universal Construction Kit by Free Art and Technology Lab
The Free Universal Construction Kit is an online matrix of nearly 80 adapter bricks that can be 3D printed and allows any piece to join to any other, enabling the creation of previously impossible designs, and ultimately, more creative opportunities.
Digital: Gov.uk website by Government Digital Service
The new Gov.uk website aims to combine all the UK government’s websites into a single site. The project aims to save the public £50 million a year by building a platform to make web publishing simpler for government and delivering more services online. It also provides a handy guide to when the clocks go forward and back.
Light Field Camera by Lytro
The Lytro Light Field Camera records the entire light field of an image, allowing the user to refocus the pictures after they take them. Read our review of the Lytro Light Field Camera.
Digital: Raspberry Pi Computer by Eben Upton
The idea behind this tiny and cheap computer for kids came in 2006, when Eben Upton and his colleagues at the University of Cambridge’s Computer Laboratory became concerned about the numbers of A Level students applying to read Computer Science in each academic year. Affordable and powerful enough to provide excellent multimedia, the design is desirable to children who might not initially be interested in a purely programming-oriented device.
Digital: Wind Map designed by Martin Wattenberg and Fernanda Bertini Viegas
The Wind Map shows the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US using different shades to signify different speeds and directions.
Digital: Windows Phone 8 by Microsoft
Windows Phone 8 is the second generation of phones from Microsoft and integrates mobile use with Microsoft Office functionality.