Is That...? Tory MP Caught Looking At Unparliamentary Picture In The Commons

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Politics

MPs staring at their phones and iPads while in the Commons is a typical sight these days, but one has just been caught looking at something rather unp...

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".

The Continuing Debate Over The Use Of Touchscreens With Babies

Dr Natalia Kucirkova | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Parents
Dr Natalia Kucirkova

It is only if we value and validate the combined influence of all four factors - context, content, developmental and research issues - that we can avoid an emotional response to the complex question concerning infants and screens.

Why It's Time to See Dementia Differently

Jane Ashcroft | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK
Jane Ashcroft

Wherever you source your news, you're never far from a story about dementia. Recently we heard how dementia is set to become a trillion dollar disease by 2018, then news that exercise could prevent early onset of the condition was in the headlines again.

Confused By the Mysterious World of Children's Digital Books?

Dr Natalia Kucirkova | Posted 24.07.2016 | UK Tech
Dr Natalia Kucirkova

A body of research concerned with e-books on laptops and PCs shows that high quality e-books can support children's vocabulary, story comprehension and word reading. However, e-books and digital books on tablets with many hotspots and multimedia features which do not correspond to the narrative can diminish children's story comprehension and vocabulary.

How Can Technology Bridge Existing Gaps, Not Create New Divisions?

Dr Natalia Kucirkova | Posted 03.07.2016 | UK Tech
Dr Natalia Kucirkova

New technologies can inspire and facilitate teaching, working arrangements and communication, but they can also introduce new kinds of crime, disorders and anti-social behaviour.

Children Pose A Danger To Smartphones, New Research Reveals

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Comedy

Parents are being warned not to let their young children use tablets and smartphones for long periods of time, after a new study highlighted the dange...

iPads Are Changing The Way Kids Think. But We DON'T Know How.

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Tech

Technology use is affecting young children - we're just not sure how. The web is filled with articles stating that iPads are good, bad and indiffer...

Apple Have Accidentally Revealed Their New iPads Two Days Early

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Tech

And there you were thinking you'd have to wait until Friday to find out the specs of the new iPads. Well thanks to a very uncharacteristic balls-up...

Adorably Confused Pug Shouts 'Help' When Confronted With An iPad

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Comedy

What makes a squeaky sound but isn't a squeaky toy? An iPad! (If you use the right app.) No wonder this poor little pug is confused......

Whoops! Waffles The Cat Gets A Bit Too Excited About His iPad

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Comedy

We don't know much about maths. But we know that a cat + an iPad + a slippery table top = a bad idea. Also: gravity. (Via Tastefully Offensive)...

How Technology Is Creating Super-Teachers of the Future

John Friend | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Tech
John Friend

Even the best teachers hit limitations; there just aren't enough hours in the day to know everything about every pupil they teach. But technology is starting to change that. In the coming years, a lot of the legwork, and the burdensome aspects of teaching will be assisted by technology.

Schools Using iPads to Teach Aren't Elitist They Are Egalitarian

John Friend | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Tech
John Friend

There's been a lot of talk lately about two things that are going on in primary schools at the moment. Synthetic Phonics, which is the government prescribed method of teaching kids to read and write, and iPads, which are starting to play an important role in schools and learning.

iPad Air Buyer's Guide

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Apple has released the iPad Air -- with fans again lining up around the world to pick up the device. As tends to be the case for iPad releases, the...

iPad Mini Supplies Will Be 'Ridiculously Tight' Analyst Tells Telegraph

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK Tech

It looks like the new iPad Mini is a hit - so much so that you might not actually be able to buy one. According to one analyst quoted by the Telegr...

iPad Launch: 7 Biggest Surprises From Apple's Huge Event

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Tech

Apple has announced its new line-up of iPads at an event in California. The new iPad Mini features the same 7.9-inch form factor as the previous g...

Apple Unveils 'iPad Air'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Tech

Apple has revealed a refreshed line-up of iPad tablets, including a transformed iPad Mini with a high-resolution 'Retina' display and a new 'iPad Air'...

Michael Rundle

What Are Apple's New Tablets Like In Person?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Tech

Apple has unveiled its new line-up of iPads at an event in California. We've got all of the big news over at our main news page, and we've also col...

This Is What Apple Has In Store For Its iPad Event...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2013 | UK Tech

Apple will launch a new line-up of iPads (and a few more surprises) at an event from California and London on Tuesday 22 October. But what specific...

'We Still Have A Lot To Cover'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK Tech

Apple will unveil its latest products - thought to include a new range of iPads - at an event on 22 October. The tech giant released plans of the a...

How To Control Your Home Appliances With Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Tech

You could be forgiven for thinking the main point of mobile technology is to liberate you from your home devices – not just your landline phone but ...

Bet You've Never Used Your iPad To Do This...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Tech

In the comfort of your own home you're unlikely to use your iPad for much more than watching 'Breaking Bad', listening to goat covers of Taylor Swift ...

Luxury Hotel Offering Gold iPads To Guests...

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Tech

The Burj Al Arab, the "world's only 7-Star hotel" is redefining the boundaries of the absurdly luxurious by issuing every guest their own 24-carat gol...

WATCH: iPad Is Useful Shield

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Comedy

iPads may make awkward cameras. But as the video above - filmed during a University of Iowa softball game - proves - they do make highly effective shi...

The Asian Awards, a Night of the Good, the Gracious and the Great!

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

A room full of global and political leaders, sporting stars, music legends, business tycoons, Television and film celebrities - it could only be the annual Asian awards!