How to Make Sure Your Food Photo Isn't a Turkey Even If Your Dinner Is

Will Hodson | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Will Hodson

Two events stir a sense of culinary duty in the most traditional of men. One, of course, is the barbecue. The other is setting fire to Christmas pudding.

The Smartphone Revolution: Driving Democratisation of Photography

Olivier Laurent | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech
Olivier Laurent

One of the worst things you can say to professional photographers is that, thanks to smartphones, we are all photographers today. They will argue that real photographic talent comes from experience and that amateurs will never replace professional when it comes to crafting meaningful visual stories. They are right, but they're also missing the point.

Christmas Day Travel Made Simple

Andy Robertson | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Robertson

We put a lot of effort into our festive celebrations. Food, drink, family, friends and presents all come together (hopefully) to make the big day a special occasion. But one thing I often leave until the last minute is planning how to get there.

President Obama 'Not Allowed' An iPhone

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech

He might have access to the world's most powerful military, the nuclear launch codes and a very big, impressive desk. But President Obama does not hav...

A Letter to Santa

Jack Ingles | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Ingles

Dear Santa Claus, my name is Jack and I am 20 and ½ years old. I've been a really, really good boy this year. I've even been nice to my sister, even though she can be really annoying sometimes. There are just a few things I want this year so I hope you manage to get them all.

Life is Not a Video Game - Stop Keeping Score

Pat Higgins | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

I hereby forsake score-keeping of all kinds. Websites with tick lists, gadgets with play counters, social media with virtual scorecards to get you hooked just that little bit deeper. They can all take a jump; I'm reclaiming my life from score-keeping.

Why Did I Say 'Nope' to You on Tinder?

Pete Cashmore | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Pete Cashmore

One: You were wearing a pair of amusing spectacles. Two: You were with lots of friends and I didn't want to risk you being the plain, slightly doughy one. Three: I did it by accident, I meant to like you but I forgot which way to swipe...

Best Smartphones On The Market For Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A request for a mobile phone for Christmas can be terrifying. Every year, these machines become slimmer, more adept at anticipating your every need, a...

Is It Possible to Shop Local on the iStreet?

Shingo Murakami | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Shingo Murakami

It is vital we acknowledge the fact that in so many ways the digital revolution has levelled the retail playing field and improved consumer choice. Shop keepers are no longer held back by store space or location, jostling for retail position against homogenous high street heavyweights.

You Are Your Smartphone

Andy Kahl | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Kahl

To an advertiser you are many things: you are where you are, what you read, the tools you use, the games you play, and the people you contact. This means that the data inside your smartphone is a gold mine to advertisers, and many companies have begun mining that data through tracking on mobile websites and in mobile applications.

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 15 November 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

What type of world would we live in if it didn't involve fake deaths, three billion dollar offers, crack smoking mayors and even Chinese reform? Reality? Surely not? In what can only be described as a 'turbulent' week, we have seen stories surface from seemingly poor political and financial decisions to the downright bizarre.

Guess What? The More We Use Our Phones, the Worse We Are at Communicating

Pandora Sykes | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Pandora Sykes

It's the modern epidemic that's worsening by the day: the omnipresence of the smartphone. On the loo (my favourite spot to tweet from), on the bus, in bed, in the middle of meetings, at dinner, during s--- yep, seriously, some people do it.

Are Apple Developing Curved Screens?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Tech

The recent release of the new iPhone range clearly hasn't been enough to assuage the Apple rumour mill - will we ever be satisfied. To be fair thou...

The iPhone 6 Screen Could Be Very Special Indeed

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Apple's decision to open a new factory in Arizona in partnership with mineral crystal firm GT Advanced Technologies is fuelling speculation the iPhone...

iAnxiety; Apple, Misery, and the New Class Divide

Shaun Varga | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Shaun Varga

Therapy. You need to climb aboard that bandwagon, because all the indicators show that there has never been a greater demand for therapy. Did you know there is a worldwide increase in anxiety?

Free Onesies And Half Price Vans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Bringing you the best offers of the week from Student Beans, exclusive to Huffington Post UK Students. Free Onesie Keep warm! 50% Off Van...

Apple's Profits Fall, Even As Revenue And iPhone Sales Rise

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Apple has sold a record number of iPhones in three months - but its profits have fallen anyway. The Californian tech giant said it sold 33.8 millio...

Chinese Couple 'Sell' Baby To Buy iPhone

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A Chinese couple have been arrested after "selling" their baby daughter and using part of the proceeds to buy an iPhone. The pair, named only as M...

Retail Has Changed Beyond Recognition in Just Five Years

Alistair Niederer | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK
Alistair Niederer

Business Week magazine recently described how consumer behaviour has changed in the US since the economic downturn. Of course the downturn affected ma...

'Flipcase' Uses Apple's Flawed iPhone Case For Unique Game

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Tech

When the iPhone 5C arrived it was widely praised as a colourful., high quality aesthetic redesign of last year's iPhone 5. The official cases on th...

Desperate House-dogs and an Entertainment Revolution

David Morgan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
David Morgan

Yes, under development is a mobile phone for dogs which via an app on your Smartphone you can see and talk to your dog with. A rather smart looking thing - a little similar to an iPod docking station - is wall mounted and is activated by the dog approaching it.

'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...

The A-Z of Tinder, Part Two

Nathalie Gordon | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Nathalie Gordon

Tinder is so 'hot right now' (unlike that phrase, unless you're Paris Hilton- the shame). Everyone is doing it and no one seems to be slowing down. The web is littered with people's opinions on the app, from where's best to do it, to how to get the best out of it. I can only hope this is just as useful.


The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Bringing you the best offers of the week from Student Beans, exclusive to Huffington Post UK Students. Free Pizza Get your hands on 1 of hal...

Windows Phone - Unusable or Just Misunderstood?

Mark Wilson | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK Tech
Mark Wilson

Windows Phone comes out at the bottom of the heap largely because of the limited range of customization available, but also because of the unintuitive ways some tasks are performed, or the lengthy steps required to perform common actions.