A company in China has released a new device that dries and deodorises wet shoes. It may lead canny entrepreneurs to ask whether a similar product could gain traction in Australia.
An advertising company wants to replace your dial tone with an advertisement. It’s a business model that has app developers talking.
Cashless music festivals are on the way, with a scheme that will allow UK Wireless Festival attendants to load up a wristband with $400 cash to spend during the three-day event.
An app called Triposo describes itself as the perfect app for travellers, with in-depth destination guides for “not just Paris, but also Palembang, Porto and Pula”.
A Japanese underwear company has created a bra with built-in ice packs to help keep women cool in the summertime.
A new service called PlayFi Live allows artists to sell virtual tickets to gigs and stream concerts to fans. It is one of many new business opportunities created by video and broadband.
A Latvian company has created futuristic fold-away furniture for people who live in cramped apartments. Could a similar opportunity exist in Australia?
Wind turbines have often been cited as an answer to climate change. Now scientists believe they may hold the key to our water problems too.
The process of conducting a criminal background check has been significantly simplified by National Crime Check. Could there be similar untapped niches in the market?
Sick of losing your phone? There’s a new way to stay abreast of where you put it last.
Entrepreneurial cake shops in the UK are helping parents to celebrate learning their baby’s gender. It’s an opportunity waiting to be delivered in Australia.
Do café loyalty cards clog up your wallet? Here’s an app that can help.
Do you love your Harley? Well, there’s now an automatic washing machine on the market for motorbikes and scooters.
Ever wanted to go camping, but been too lazy to leave your backyard? If so, the Suburban Camping Company has your next “trip” planned.
What do you get if you cross a jet ski with the mobility of a surfboard? A watersports revolution known as the WaveJet.
Xeni is a fashion label that makes couture-quality clothing for women who use wheelchairs.
A mobile phone with X-ray vision could be just around the corner – or behind the wall.
Gyms are tapping into the latest movie craze by offering members The Hunger Games workout, suggesting there could be a market for movie-inspired workouts.
With Summer fast fading to a distant memory, the rain clouds are out with a vengeance. This was once the season of umbrellas that blow apart with the slightest breeze – until the Nubrella came along.
Anyone who has children knows they love to draw – on everything. With that in mind, a tablecloth has been designed that allows children to draw on it to their hearts content.