This week’s hot gadget developments from the bleeding edge (innit) concern new ways to control the music being played on your mobile phone or iPod. Sony Ericsson has patented a technology that takes photos of your face while you’re listening to music on a phone, and interprets your mood based on your facial expression to choose the next track. Meanwhile, design student Anaid Gomez Ortigoza has created a prototype called kokoro, which shuffles your iPod playlist according to your current heart rate. We’d like to see the two technologies combined – if only for the fun of being served up crazy Gabba techno during particularly stressful tube journeys.

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