b<>com best Tech stories from around the web #37

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In a few years time life expectancy will increase thanks to health monitoring technologies. Refrigerators will deliver groceries and drones our clean laundry. These are just some of the predictions Gartner has revealed at the annual Gartner Symposium/ITxpo that could take shape in the very near future.

Imagine a world suddenly devoid of doors. None in your home, on dressing rooms, on the entrance to the local pub or even on restroom stalls at concert halls. The controlling authorities say if you aren’t doing anything wrong, then you shouldn’t mind.

Extra size makes one-handed gaming a hassle, improves most everything else.

Plenty of people ask if wearable tech is ever going to be truly wearable. Sometimes that question is about practicalities – will it be too heavy, too big, or too bulky? But more often, it’s about the aesthetics of the product – will people genuinely want to wear it?