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The Power Of Technology In Preparing For Brexit Uncertainty

Milko Van Duijl | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Tech
Milko Van Duijl

The UK workforce is witnessing first-hand how quickly the political landscape can impact a business from one day to the next. The social and political events of the past 12 months have been turbulent to say the least

The World's Seven Best Techy Restaurants

Matt Graywood | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Tech
Matt Graywood

Technology is pervasive in modern life. You can barely turn around without seeing a new gadget being launched. Yet, despite the fact we've been used to technology in environments such as entertainment and retail for years, hospitality has seemingly dragged behind.

Wildly Popular FaceApp Adds (Then Almost Immediately Removes) Racist Filters

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Tech

You would’ve thought that after a series of similar PR fails (see Snapchat’s Bob Marley filter), companies would have learned by now not to try an...

The Five Risks In Your Pocket

Rich Campagna | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Tech
Rich Campagna

If you saw someone walking down the street with their open wallet or purse in full view, you'd think they were being reckless. Who would just leave their personal belongs out for anyone to see or take? As individuals, we're conscious of the dangers of theft and conditioned to be careful with our belongings - but when it comes to our connected devices, any semblance of caution seems to disappear.

How Your Smartphone Can Turbocharge Your Fitness

Claudia Canavan | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We’re a nation of phone addicts. The average person spends a total of two hours 29 minutes on their smartphone or tablet daily, while figures from A...

Snapchat Maps: What Is It And How To Turn It Off Using 'Ghost Mode'

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Tech

Snapchat’s new Maps feature is either incredibly useful or a pretty hefty invasion of your privacy depending on how you look at it. Either way Snap ...

How Technology Has Changed The Way We Go On Holiday

Chris Smith | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Tech
Chris Smith

Wind the clock back twenty years or so, and booking a holiday required a significant amount of work. A good few hours of research, perhaps a few trips...

Battle Of The Social Media Platforms - Instagram V Snapchat

Mike Bandar | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Tech
Mike Bandar

In the summer of 2016, you likely opened Instagram to quite a surprise: colourful bubbles, full-screen videos, stickers galore...all of it vanishing a...

'Shocking' Cosmetic Surgery Apps Aimed At Children Linked To Under 18s Seeking Procedures

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Makeover apps and online plastic surgery games aimed at children as young as nine have been condemned as “shocking” by experts who want to see the...

Tent-Finding App Will Save You Hours Of Drunk Wandering This Festival Season

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Tech

It is a truth universally accepted that the UK music festival experience is basically just hours of searching your friends, the shortest toilet queue,...

‘Straight Acting' And 9 Other Dating Profile Red Flags

Polly Rayne | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Gay, straight or any shade in between: dating’s changed. We’re past the tried and true method of ‘gets drunk in bar, makes slightly sloppy move...

Why I Probably Won't Stop Hitch-Hiking

Katie Lodge | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Lodge

"I personally wouldn't have taken the risk...", said one of my friends the other day, over a coffee, appalled at what I'd done with my daughter. "You never know...", she said, her eyes widening.

Brits Say Mobile Apps Are As Important As Breathing, Eating And Drinking

Duncan Hughes | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Tech
Duncan Hughes

A10 Networks has revealed in new research that Britons are so addicted to and dependent upon their smartphones and applications that a quarter believe mobile apps are equally as important as a basic human resource such as eating, breathing and drinking.

Not Going Out - Unsocial Media

Daniel Lewis | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Lewis

And that is my gripe with social media. I secretly quite like the silly memes, jokes and animal videos. What really annoys me though, is the fact that social media seems to be replacing the social. The physical act of going out and spending time with people you like.

Mental Health Awareness Week: Awareness Isn't The Issue, A Lack Of Effective Approaches Are

Barry Richardson | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK
Barry Richardson

From Prince Harry's 20 year fight with mental health, Lady Gaga's PTSD, to J.K. Rowling's battle with depression, there are no shortage of high-profile figures raising awareness of mental health illnesses. Of course there is also the tragic awareness of adorned celebrities such as Alexander McQueen and Robin Williams, who both took their own lives to escape their mental health demons.

Six Useful Apps For University Students

Shaniqua Benjamin | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Shaniqua Benjamin

Six applications that we hope will make your life as a student not only easier, but also a whole lot more enjoyable. Now all you have to do is pass those assignments and exams.

Can Prince Harry's 20 Year Battle With Mental Health Encourage Children To 'Start A Conversation'?

Barry Richardson | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK
Barry Richardson

"I've spent most of my life saying I'm fine". That's how Prince Harry started a very honest and candid interview about his own struggles with mental h...

Disability Is No Barrier To Smart Tech Success

Niall El-Assaad | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Tech
Niall El-Assaad

There are an estimated two million disabled drivers in the UK, so I am far from the first one to experience these frustrations, and things are far worse for people without even my level of mobility. If you can't get out of your car then you simply have to drive from station to station trying to find one where the staff can help you, hoping that you don't run out of petrol before you get there.

What You Didn't Know About HIV And Dating, Until Now!

Christian Mercer | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Christian Mercer

Most people's thoughts on HIV relate back to the tombstone campaign from the 1980's. Thankfully, much has changed since those daunting advertisements and there is now a much brighter future for those living with HIV.

How Technology Killed The Conversationalist

Mark Cowan | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Tech
Mark Cowan

No longer does the pub need to facilitate the lads catch up. WhatsApp and other social platforms do that for us.  We can all be watching the same football match at the same time in different parts of the country, or responding to what is happening in an episode of Game of Thrones from the comfort of our sofa and still feel like we are getting the banter, and feeling the connection to our friends.

Everyone Is Out To Get You

Dmitry Bagrov | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Tech
Dmitry Bagrov

For any company developing mobile and online offerings (which is nearly all of them) it is this approach that they should follow. View competition as defined not just within your industry but also from everyone. Focus on people and benefits, not features and functions. And above all, think through the ecosystem in which your users live in and plan accordingly.

Shedding Some Light On 'Dark Social': Why Content Must Be More Engaging Than Ever Before

Mick Entwisle | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Tech
Mick Entwisle

While Dark Social represents a major challenge for marketers looking to better measure and understand the different elements of their marketing, it also represents an opportunity for brands innovating in the space.

Seven Delicious Ways To Reduce Food Waste

Georgina Wilson-Powell | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Georgina Wilson-Powell

Food waste costs the average person in the UK £200 every year. We throw away a whopping 19% of food we buy, which adds up to 7 million tonnes per annum according to campaigners Love Food Hate Waste

Building Empathy One App At A Time

Raul Gutierrez | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Parents
Raul Gutierrez

As a contentious U.S. election took over the news worldwide in 2016, teachers told us they wanted an app that more directly helped them prompt conversations about empathy with kids. Angry political speech that was dividing the country was trickling down into classrooms

Just How Safe Are Our Mobile Apps?

Alastair Paterson | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Tech
Alastair Paterson

We live in a world dominated by smartphones and tablets, and by the applications that run on these mobile devices. These applications help us with everything, including expenses, mobile banking, the weather and access to your corporate and personal email