Best of the Tech Web – January

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Happy 2019, #EventProfs! So far this month, when we weren’t tapping away at our keyboards, developing events apps and being all around geek-chic in the best way, Team Noodle spent a little time hunting the web for the best content around. Here are some of our favourite picks from the weird and wonderful array of stories we discovered in January.


This ‘Smart Toilet’ adds Alexa to your bathroom routine.


“Alexa, please pass the toilet roll.”



Intel and Leo Dicaprio’s anti-poaching AI plan.


Everyones favourite environmentalist is kicking off 2019 standing up for the animals. What a hero.



Applying sun-cream just got a tech makeover with this smart gadget.


No more sandy bottles on your summer holiday! Is this contraption the future of sun protection?



Robot delivery dogs deployed by self-driving cars are coming.


Who even needs human delivery people in this day and age? Release the (robot) hounds!



Japanese Billionaire set for the moon scores the most RT’d tweet in the history of Twitter.


Yusaka Maezawa has taken the crown from the cheeky US teen who asked for free chicken nuggets from Wendy’s. Click here to see the tweet!



Netflix begs fans to stop their Bird Box blindfold challenge.


If you haven’t seen at least one #Birdbox meme then where have you been?! But let’s be honest, as usual, people are taking this one too far.



Hyundai shows off ‘walking car’ at CES.


The future is really here, huh! All fun and games at 2019’s CES event in Vegas!



Tens of thousands sign petition to let Snoop Dogg adopt abandoned dog.


“There is always room for another dog in Casa de Snoop,” – Mr Snoop Dogg himself. Altogether now…awww.



Google built an entire theme park ride in the CES parking lot – because it can.


Another one from CES 2019. Who said Tech events were boring? We’d definitely go for a spin on this!
P.S Want the low-down on everything #EventProfs should be watching from CES this year? Our Head of Pencils, Clemi Hardie, wrote this blog for Event Industry News just for you!



The most famous egg in the world.


This humble egg went viral and scored 38 million likes and counting, knocking Kylie Jenner off the top spot for the most liked photo on Instagram. A weird and wonderful world we live in!


Got your dose of tech inspiration for the month? Looking for more? Don’t forget to check back on the Noodle Blog for the latest tech updates!