UK Computers

What Shall I Do If My Child Is Glued To Their Device?

Carolyn Bunting, Internet Matters | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Parents
Carolyn Bunting, Internet Matters

Can you answer this question? Which of the following four activities is most popular with children - watching TV, going online, playing sport or reading books?

Samsung Galaxy S8 Review

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Tech

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is finally here. Launching in the UK on the 28th April for £689 it is a phone designed to make you forget. Samsung had a bad 20...

Could This Be The iPhone 8? 'Leaked' Drawings Point To Near-Borderless Display

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Tech

Apple’s much-hyped “iPhone 8” will boast a near-borderless display, if supposedly leaked drawings are to be believed. The new schematics haven...

Virgin Media Accidentally Blocks Facebook, Messenger And Instagram

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Tech

This story has been updated. Trying to access Facebook, Messenger or Instagram through Virgin Media broadband? Best to check in again later. The inter...

Sonos Playbase Review: Audiovisual Nirvana, But At A Price

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Tech

Sonos like to keep things simple, at least for us anyway. Since its very first product the company has sold itself as providing premium, wireless audi...

The iPhone 8 Will Feature A Stunning OLED Display Made By Samsung

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Tech

With the Samsung Galaxy S8 now out in the wild, all eyes have turned to Apple’s next big smartphone launch, the iPhone 8. Expected to be the biggest...

The Amount Of Mobile Data We Are Using Will Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Tech

Every month we wait for the inevitable message that tells us we have streamed too many funny cat videos and used up all our data for the rest of the m...

Ikea Just Unveiled Its Plan To Make The Smart Home Dream Affordable For Everyone

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Tech

For years, smart homes have been the preserve of the rich. But now Ikea is seeking to make the smart home dream affordable for everyone with the launc...

Google Home Voice-Controlled Speaker Arrives In The UK On April 6th

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Tech

Google Home, the company’s voice-controlled speaker, will finally launch in the UK on April 6th for £129. The speaker comes with the Google Assista...

Today's Daily Mail Front Page Has Provoked Quite A Reaction On Social Media

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK

Some Daily Mail readers are claiming today’s splash labelling Google as “the terrorist’s friend” may have missed the mark. The Mail thundered ...

This Beautiful Smart Calendar Needs To Be On Your Wall

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Tech

This is the Magic Calendar, a gadget that encourages people to organise their lives just as they used to: By having it on the wall of their homes. On ...

Amazon Alexa Can Now Process Your Prime Now Orders

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Tech

If you thought online shopping couldn’t get any easier, think again. Amazon has announced that it’s Alexa voice assistant, which has recently been...

Living In The Past

Laura Krippner | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Parents
Laura Krippner

Something quite tragic happened in our family home that had a devastating impact on all of our lives. It made us rethink how we interact as a family. It raised questions about the way that we spend time together. It challenged the way that we relax, cook food, listen to music even which rooms we sit in. There was no fire or flood... we lost our Wi-Fi service. For over a week.

How Does A Computer Actually Work? This Video Explains Everything

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Tech

Next time you get frustrated with your computer because it won’t obey your command in less than a second, you might want to remember just what exact...

Incredible Slow-Mo Footage Shows The Moment A Train Hits Deep Snow

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Tech

As you may have seen, the United States of America is currently experiencing some fairly extreme weather. This can lead to a number of incredibly cool...

Why Alan Turing's Family Charity Is Putting Computers In African Schools

James Turing | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
James Turing

As my great uncle Alan Turing once said, 'we can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.' I couldn't agree more.

Smart Lamp Posts Are Here And They're Listening To Everything You Do

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Tech

Street lights haven’t changed much since they were invented at the turn of the 19th Century. Sure, gas has been swapped for electricity, and glass f...

Here's Your First Very Unofficial Glimpse Of The Samsung Galaxy S8

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Tech

Samsung, like so many before it, has fallen foul of the technology world’s most successful leaker Evan Blass. The journalist has been sent what he b...

Your Eyes Are Telling You These Strawberries Are Red, But They're Wrong

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Tech

Now try to remain calm but what we’re about to tell you is a bit mind-blowing. The image that appears below this text appears red doesn’t it. It l...

The iPhone 8 Could Ditch The Lightning Cable For USB-C

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Tech

Apple will ditch the Lightning cable on the iPhone 8 and instead switch to USB-C when it releases its new phone in September 2017, claims the Wall Str...

Sony's New 4K Smartphone Can Shoot Slo-Mo Video At A Staggering 960fps

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Tech

If there’s one technology that clearly dominated over any other last year it was the mass-adoption of 4K displays. From 4K TVs to the unveiling of t...

Meet The NEW Nokia 3310

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.02.2017 | UK Tech

No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you what you’re looking at is in fact the Nokia 3310. Some 17 years after it was originally released to the public ...

Where Will The Future Of Artificial Intelligence Take Us?

Vince Lynch | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Tech
Vince Lynch

Predicting a year's worth of trends in a field as explosive as artificial intelligence is a bit like guessing what a human would do if you gave them every superpower all at once. Would they heat up their latte using eye lasers or rob a bank with a cucumber?

How To Create A Cyber Security Playbook

Paul Rose | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Tech
Paul Rose

All organisations plan for fires, floods, or any other type of incident that impacts business resilience, why should cyber security be any different? The purpose of a Security Playbook is to provide all members of an organisation with a clear understanding of their responsibilities regarding cyber security - before, during and after a security incident.

It Looks Like Apple's iPhone 8 Will Have A Greatly Improved Battery Life

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Tech

Apple’s iPhone 7 is a brilliant smartphone, in fact we said as much in our review. If it suffers from one small problem it is that in real-life we...