UK Computers

Live Or Work On A Busy Road? The Truth About Noise Pollution

Phillip Othen | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Tech

While we’re all aware of the term noise pollution, most of us regard it as just an irritant we have to put up with. The construction site near the o...

A Company Has Said It Will Start Implanting Microchips In Its Employees

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Tech

Ever worried that your boss might by spying on you? Well now employees in Wisconsin have real reason to be concerned after their company offered to mi...

OnePlus 5 Review: A Phone By The People, For The People

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

The OnePlus 5 is here. Costing less than £500 OnePlus’ smartphones are designed to beat flagships like the Samsung Galaxy S8 while still hitting a ...

Before The iPod There Was The Walkman And It Changed The Way We Listen To Music

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Tech

Before the iPod there was the Sony Walkman, a gadget so revolutionary that it quite literally changed the way we listened to music. Originally unveile...

Are We Going To Be Left With The Jobs Robots Don't Want?

Fiona Hotston Moore | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Tech
Fiona Hotston Moore

It is this: good jobs are being replaced by robotics at an accelerating pace and across many walks of life. Now even sleuthing, which might have seemed a sanctuary for purely human endeavour, is being challenged by software. Sherlock who?

The Fascinating Rise Of Wearable Technology

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Tech

Wearable technology isn’t a recent invention, in fact long before Apple was even making MacBooks, Casio was giving the world its first taste of a we...

China's 'Unhackable' Quantum Satellite Has Sent Its First Message

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Tech

China has successfully shown that its experimental ‘quantum satellite’ can send an encrypted message over potentially huge distances. The satellit...

Watch Sony's PlayStation E3 2017 Press Briefing Right Here

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Tech

The E3 2017 video games conference is already shaping up to be pretty spectacular with Microsoft unveiling its most powerful Xbox ever and Sony expect...

Watch Microsoft Unveil Its Most Powerful Xbox Ever Made

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.06.2017 | UK Tech

Microsoft is expected to unveil not only the most powerful Xbox it has ever made but the most powerful games console ever released, later today. The g...

The Creator Of Android Has Made A Smartphone And It Looks Incredible

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Tech

This is the Essential Phone, it’s a brand-new Android smartphone with a very special heritage. You see this phone is the brainchild of the man who a...

An Amazon Engineer Is Trusting The Internet With $50k Of His Money On The Stock Market

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Tech

Ever fancied channeling your inner Wolf Of Wall Street and dabbling in the stock market, but didn’t fancy blowing your life savings on a dodgy inves...

It Looks Like The iPhone 8 Will Launch With Its Coolest Feature After All

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Tech

Apple’s iPhone 8 will have an integrated Touch ID fingerprint sensor built into the display of the phone, despite rumours to the contrary. Widely ru...

The Nokia 3310: Back When Phones Were Really Phones

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Tech

The Nokia 3310 is truly one of the great gadgets of the 21st century. By having instant access to our friends and family it gave us an unprecedented l...

Tech Hunters Is A Show About Retro Gadgets That Will Fill You With Nostalgia

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Tech

From the Nokia 3310 to the Sony PlayStation the last 30 years has seen an unparalleled change in technology and how we use it. For many of us, our fir...

One Dead And 22 Injured As Car Crashes In To Crowd At New York’s Times Square

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK

One person has died and 22 people have been injured after a speeding vehicle ploughed in to a crowd at New York’s Time Square. A man was driving the...

The HTC U11 Is The First 'Squeezable' Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Tech

The HTC U11 is the company’s brand-new flagship smartphone and one that it’s calling the first “squeezable” phone. Four pressure sensors on ea...

Amazon And eBay Slammed For Selling Device That Lets Thieves Break Into Cars

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Tech

Amazon and eBay are facing criticism for selling a device that lets thieves unlock cars within minutes. The gadget makes a copy of the key’s signal ...

iPhone 8 Rumours: Apple Might Ease The Pain Of Spending £1k With Free AirPods

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Tech

Just in case you were still trying to justify dropping a grand on potentially Apple’s most expensive smartphone to date, the iPhone 8, we’ve heard...

Screens: Are They Really The Enemy?

Vicky Mitchell | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Parents
Vicky Mitchell

I've not always felt like this. When discussing what to buy our nine year old for his last birthday, my husband pitched for a basic laptop computer. My response was "No bloody way! He'll have wholesome construction toys, craft materials and books - stuff that makes him think".

This VR Experience Lets You Visit North Korea Without Ever Leaving Your House

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Tech

North Korea is one of the most secretive, and fascinating, countries in the world. It is unsurprising then that actually going to visit the country is...

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...