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Are all books created equal?

Mindy Gibbins-Klein | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Tech
Mindy Gibbins-Klein

I'm sure many of you have enjoyed reading a good motivational book or ebook at some point in recent months. I've had quite a few to choose from and this got me thinking, are all books really created equal? If you had to choose, would it be an ebook or a printed one?

Forget Video, 2015 is All About Audio

Grace Regan | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Tech
Grace Regan

The truth is, audio makes sense in a mobile world. Staring at text and images on a small screen will give you a headache, whereas consuming information through your headphones is effort free.

Start-ups Will Bring Consumers Higher Levels of Service This Year - Benefiting All of Britain

Chris Ciauri | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Tech
Chris Ciauri

Word-of-mouth is still the best way to grow a business, and with social media, there's never been a better time to encourage people to share their strongly positive experiences widely. Each customer can influence tens, even hundreds of people nearly effortlessly.

Man Turns A £100 Ford Into A £1,000,000 Pagani Zonda

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Tech

IT specialist Nick Truman from Buckinghamshire is rolling around in style, but he didn't pay through the roof. He turned a bog-standard Ford Granad...

Sam Adams Award 2015: Whistleblowers Warn of Dangers to Democracy

Charlie Skelton | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Politics
Charlie Skelton

The reality is, being a whistleblower is a tough road to tread - as the former CIA analyst Ray McGovern said. At best, you get a pat on the back and a free glass of wine at an awards bash in Berlin.

Why Shopping Apps are now the Biggest Growth Area in the Mobile World

Daniela Cecilio | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Tech
Daniela Cecilio

Shoppers are now savvier than ever before, moving between both offline and online channels to find exactly what they want. This has raised a real challenge for brands who now need to keep up with the new pace of tech savvy consumers.

Waiting for the Robots

Dr Richard Graham | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Richard Graham

Awareness should be a prelude not just to consideration, but engagement, and later at to thoughts of action. In that sense, technology should remain a tool with which we make not just our lives better but ourselves better.

There's A Website That Will Tell You Everything That's Wrong With Your Face

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Have you ever wondered if you're attractive? A new website will allow you to find out - scientifically. Maybe. Anaface asks you to plot points on a...

Blind Veteran Reacts Beautifully To Seeing For The First Time In 20 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

US Air Force veteran Mark Cornell has been legally blind for 20 years, but this inspiring video shows the moment his vision is restored with technolog...

Artist Creates Stunning Moving Graffiti... Visible From Space

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

Tech-savvy graffiti artist INSA has gone big with his latest project, making his unique style visible from space. He likes to paint art on walls, t...

Why Microsoft HoloLens Will Destroy Humanity, If We Let It

Michael Rundle | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech
Michael Rundle

I'm not quite sure you realise what you have done, Microsoft. If you give me the power to fill my world with magical 3D objects, that's exactly what I'm going to do. And I am going to abuse that power.

Old People Are Adorable When They Go Nuts On GTA

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

The folks over at React decided to get some elderly people to play Grand Theft Auto V, because that's the sort of thing the internet does. Oddly en...

Consumers Don't Want an Ad-free Web - They Want a Relevant One

Tej Rekhi | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech
Tej Rekhi

The web-using world needs a reality check. Consumers who enjoy virtually unlimited access to information, social connections and entertainment on their devices all day long are - for the most part - oblivious to the costs and complexities associated with the online ecosystem.

Conscious Connection for Better Sleep

Dr. Nerina Ramlakhan | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Nerina Ramlakhan

As an adult and a parent I think it's time we start to model the behaviours that we want our young generation to follow. I'm just as guilty of obsessively checking my devices from time to time but one of my resolutions - and one that we have agreed on as a family - is to bring more consciousness into our use of technology.

19 Ingredients Make McDonald's French Fries

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

Have you ever heard rumours claiming McDonald's chips don't have any potato in them? Those myths are wrong, and McDonald's has released another vid...

A Crowdfunder Is Trying To Make $10m To Overthrow Kim Jong-Un

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

A "covert" organisation is trying to crowdfund $10,000,000 (£6,616,000) to overthrow Kim Jong-Un's regime in North Korea. Freedom Now, a multi-nat...

Lonely Man Is Trying To Crowdfund To Pay For His Dates

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Lonely Tom Packer from Norwich is asking strangers on the internet to fund his search for a girlfriend. "There's a popular theory, which states th...

You're Jekyll and Hyde 2.0 ... And So Is Your Partner

Matt Strain | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech
Matt Strain

There's who you really are, in the flesh and face-to-face and there's the mask you wear online, how you filter what you do for broadcast on social media to friends and family, and how you behave in the digital arena.

Incredible Celeb Portraits Made Entirely From... Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Rapper and artist Yung Jake is painting amazing pictures of famous people using nothing but Emojis. If you've ever used an Emoji keyboard (or been ...

Sharing Our Future

Karim Goudiaby | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech
Karim Goudiaby

Despite the fact that the sharing economy is such a basic endeavor that has existed for centuries, many economists, corporate thought leaders, members of the workforce, and consumers themselves, have expressed hesitations regarding this model.

My Life is Now Virtual

Lizzie Roberts | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Lizzie Roberts

Last weekend my university internet broke and I had run out of mobile data, at first the thought of being without internet for a few days genuinely panicked me.

The New Metal That Could Make Your Phone Toilet-Proof

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

University scientists have created a brand new metal that is so water repellent it causes liquid to bounce off it like a ball. The university's opt...

How Google Glass Won

Jamillah Knowles | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech
Jamillah Knowles

Looking from a height at the situation, Google came out with a chorus line show for a product that was not really on the market for anyone other than developers and it inspired a lot of us to realise that 'the future' in a sci-fi sense was almost here.

Facebook vs. Free Speech

Philip Ellis | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech
Philip Ellis

Zuckerberg's support of Charlie Hebdo was questioned during a recent Q&A session in Colombia; specifically, he was asked why he has taken an interest in this specific incident as opposed to other terrorist attacks. "This was specifically about people's freedom of expression and ability to say what they want," he says.

You Can Now 3D Print An Entire Block Of Flats

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Chinese company WinSun has revealed two record breaking buildings - a block of flats and a luxury villa - built by 3D printing. The five-storey apa...