UK Tech.

Can A £30 Tablet Be Any Good?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Tech

A couple of weeks ago we brought you the news Aldi were undercutting the prices of Argos and Tesco's tablet offerings with a sub-£80 device. Well,...

WATCH: Stunning Aurora Borealis As Seen From Passenger Plane

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Tech

Taking in-flight entertainment to another level is Paul William's astounding time-lapse of the Aurora Borealis shot from a plane window. Williams w...

The Sun Is At Its Lowest Ebb For 100 Years

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Despite being at the peak of it's 11-year cycle, the Sun is at its weakest in 100 years. Feeble solar activity has meant storms on the star's surfa...

CCTV 'Armour' Lets You Know When You're Being Watched

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK

A piece of wearable 'armour' tech can detect when you're being watched by CCTV and lets you know by 'tapping' you on the shoulder. The device uses ...

Truly Fast Food

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Tech

What's better than a freshly cooked and juicy hamburger? One shot at you at 87mph in a pneumatic tube of course. Inspired by the people-shooting tu...

Harrods Selling Gold-Plated Xbox One For HOW Much?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Tech

Fancy a brand new Xbox One but think £430 is just, well... too cheap? How about this then. A gold-plated console for a cool and much more w...

How Many Xbox Ones Have Microsoft Sold?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Tech

Microsoft have sold two million Xbox Ones in just 18 days - not too shabby. That's over 111,111 a day and over 1,000 a minute were being ordered th...

This Bike Eats Pollution

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Tech

Cycling to work has always been a greener alternative than petrol-powered transport but now it could become even better. A firm from Bangkok, Light...

Tech Guru Gets 1,000 Women Pregnant

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

... in just four months. No, he isn't a promiscuous lothario with a disregard for family planning, he is the creator of the Glow app. Max Levchi...

The Ultimate In Living Room Forts

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Tech

This is so obvious it's incredible they haven't existed for decades. Magnetic cushions so you can build the perfect pillow fort - genius. Squish...

Why Websites Are to News What Compact Discs Were to Music

Stephen Hull | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK
Stephen Hull

CDs are dead; consigned to the bargain basement of life, nestled alongside corpses of cassette tapes and decomposing mini discs. I'd argue that websites are to news, what CDs were to music. Desktop, website experiences, once the saviour of publishing, are flat as a pancake and pretty soon, like CDs, websites as we know them, will be gone.

This Is Valkyrie. It's Awesome.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Tech

So far the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) has spawned the such terrifying beasts such as the Terminator-esque Atlas. So it's comforting to see that...

WATCH: YouTube Rewind 2013 Wrap Up

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Tech

YouTube Rewind have created this superbly entertaining video of all the best videos of 2013 - and then given them a bit of a twist. The best bits? ...

WATCH: First-Ever Video Of Moon Orbiting Earth

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Back in October , Nasa's Juno spacecraft became the fastest man-made object in history as it sling-shotted round the Earth on it's way to Jupiter. ...

You Have No Unread Messages - Why Amnesty Is Bringing a Claim Against the UK Over Surveillance Concerns

Allan Hogarth | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK
Allan Hogarth

At Amnesty we work with people that quite literally put their lives on the line in exposing human rights abuses. They often do so at great risks to themselves and their families and it is vital that the space for confidential communications is protected and respected. This is why it is critical that the UK government delivers a full open and transparent investigation into our concerns.

Tech Giants Unite To Demand Surveillance Law Changes

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Tech

You know it's serious when the normally insanely competitive tech giants club together on something. Eight of the world's biggest are demanding swe...

Can You Guess What The Most Common Password Is?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Tech

In a shocking indictment of the imaginativeness of computer users and humanity in general it turns out the most common password is - 'password'. Th...

Britain's Biggest Space Project Just Took Off

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Tech

It may have been made by Americans and launched in Kazakhstan but Britain's biggest space project has just blasted off. A telecommunications satell...

Cookies: What Can We Learn From the Google and Apple Approach?

Brian Suh | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Tech
Brian Suh

Cookies have been on the receiving end of a great deal of bad press recently. Most recently, it is rumoured that Google plans to replace cookies with a tracking technology called AdID, which has sent the debate about the future of cookies into overdrive.

Mountains Out of Molehills: Finding the Challenge in Modern Games

Mathew Khan | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech
Mathew Khan

The other night I spent two hours trying to defeat Seth on Street Fighter IV. Two hours. For the uninitiated, Seth is Street Fighter IV's final boss, a Doctor Manhattan-looking lout who apparently controls time and space through a rotating ball in his tummy. Standard stuff.

Does It Come In Black? Batman Tumbler Golf Cart Sells For $17,500 (PICTURE)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Sport

Bubba Watson's hovercraft golf cart has some serious competition in the course cruising stakes courtesy of a Batman-style Tumbler. And the maker ha...

Could Aldi's £80 Tablet Be Any Good?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Tech

You thought Argos and Tesco's supermarket tablet offerings were cheap, well check this out. Aldi are offering one for under £80. It doesn't loo...

A Time Machine. For Gifts. Sort Of.

Timeless Box | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Tech

A designer has invented a time machine. For gifts. Kind of. The idea is simple. You put a gift in a 'Timeless Box', close the lid, set a timer and ...

Nasa Films The Mysterious Hexagon Rotating On Saturn

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Tech

There are a lot of odd things in space. But this certainly ranks amongst the oddest. Meet the Saturn hexagon. A six-sided jet stream of 200-...

An Airbag For Your Smartphone? Hmm...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Tech

It's not exactly svelte, and if it went off accidentally in your pocket it could cause some serious damage, but there's no denying it's effective. ...