UK Tech.

Grindr App Hacked - Private Member Details On Display

SMH | Melanie Hick | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK Tech


Comet's Death Dive Into The Sun

Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Tech

Detailed footage of a comet dying a scorching death as it flew too close to the sun has emerged for the first time. Such sun-diving comets are com...

Anonymous Retaliation Hack Attack On Department Of Justice

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Tech

Hacker group Anonymous has shutdown the websites of the US Department of Justice, the FBI, the Record Industry Association of America, the Motion Pict...

How Search Engine Optimisation and Social Media Are Becoming One

Grant Leboff | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Tech
Grant Leboff

Many people still think of search engine optimisation (SEO) as separate from any social media activity they undertake. However, this is simply no longer the case. Social media is fast becoming the major way that people are sharing and, therefore, discovering new information online.

Project Unbreakable: For Shame

Jo Rourke | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Tech
Jo Rourke

Despite deadlines, demands and general downheartedness, on a typical weekday morning, I am not usually taken to weeping into my tea. Neither am I often seething with rage, nor humbled, or in awe, or heartbroken - all of which I was as I gazed at my screen this morning. The cause? This website.

Stephen Hawking Exhibition Launches At London Science Museum

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Tech

Professor Stephen Hawking, who celebrated his 70th birthday earlier this year, will be celebrated with an exhibition at the Science Museum in London. ...

Apple Announces iBooks 2

Engadget | Melanie Hick | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Tech

Phil Schiller's just introduced iBooks Author, a free OS X program for producing books including -- yes -- educational texts....

MPAA Criticises the SOPA Blackout Protests - Here's Why It Was Wrong to Do So

Ross Jones-Morris | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ross Jones-Morris

Yesterday, Wikipedia along with many, many other websites partook in the 'blackout' protests against new internet piracy guidelines and acts being discussed in the American House of Representatives and the Senate.

The Helix Nebula As Its Never Been Seen

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Tech

The Helix Nebula has been shot for the first time in infrared revealing amazing cometary knots and never-before-seen details of the surrounding star. ...

The Victims of SOPA: Fans and the Globalised Fandom

Selina Wilken | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Selina Wilken

Forming communities that transcend age, social status and physical location are such a beautiful thing, and one of the ways in which the internet has changed the world for the better. How, then, could the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) bill destroy the fandom utopia?

Tech or Tech-no? Why IT Education Reforms Are Better Late Than Never

Jade Lane | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Jade Lane

Michael Gove, UK education secretary, has finally done the right thing, and realised that IT education in England is ''demotivating and dull". Even better, he's gone one step further and announced an overhaul of the IT National Curriculum, which will focus on web design, computer programming and computer science to reflect todays technological needs.

Neverdead - The First Ten Minutes

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Tech

Neverdead. If there's ever a game title to give you nightmares, this is one. Flaming decapitations, dismembered limbs as weapons, it's enough to g...

Wacom Inkling Review: Rejection, Inspiration And The Digital Moleskine

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Tech

As well as writing about Syria and the ghost of Lady Diana for a living, I once was a part-time illustrator. I did genuine - even paid - illustrat...

Wikipedia Blackout Spreads To Major Sites

Melanie Hick | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Tech

Wikipedia has shut down its English-language website in protest against anti-piracy legislation currently making its way through US Congress. More ...

Smart Moves: Why Harnessing Mobile Technology is a Must for Charities

Caroline Davey | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Tech
Caroline Davey

The rise of the smartphone has changed the way we consume information. Charities, government and those who provide public services need to pay attention to this shift if they're to move the feast closer to those most in need.

The Truth Behind The Bioshock Infinite Game - VIDEO

Melanie Hick | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Tech

Early 2012 gaming releases are thin on the ground, and to entice you to get off the couch and buy more games, come in-depth trailers like this one fro...

Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook And Lenovo Yoga Book Reviewed

Melanie Hick | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Tech

2011 is the year of the Ulltrabook, so expect plenty of these slim PC laptops to choose from. The Acer Aspire S3 is not as slim as some, and come ...

Melanie Hick

BlackBerry Bold 9790 Review | Melanie Hick | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Tech

Blackberry Bold 9790 Review Review of the new Blackberry Bold 9790 Written by: Melanie Hick Blackberry Bold 9790 Date published: 01/17/2012 ...

The Code Less Travelled

Matthew Hewson | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Tech
Matthew Hewson

I can't code. I wouldn't know where to begin. As an avenue of learning, I've not so much missed the turning as driven to the wrong city. Such attitudes to coding are, it seems, quite widespread.

Planet Has 'Truly' Alien Sunset

PA | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Tech

There's nothing like a glorious sunset to make you feel like you are in another world - especially if it's green. Watching the sun go down on the p...

Life's Good for Microsoft, Receives 70 Per Cent of Royalties on All Android Devices

Mohammed Shuheb | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Tech
Mohammed Shuheb

Microsoft Corp. and LG Electronics have struck a deal and signed a licensing agreement where Microsoft receives more than 70% of royalties on all LG's...

Melanie Hick

Children Found Working In Foxconn iPhone Factory | Melanie Hick | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Tech

Children have been spotted entering and leaving the Foxconn factory in China where Apple iPhones are made. Renowned US performer Mike Daisey trave...

Virgin Media Sorry For Super Fast Broadband Email

PA | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Tech

Virgin Media has apologised to some of its broadband customers after it mistakenly sent out an email saying they would all be getting "super-fast" con...

Wikipedia To 'Go Dark' Over SOPA

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Tech

Wikipedia has announced it will join an Internet 'black out' on Wednesday to protest a controversial anti-piracy bill being considered by the US congr...

Top Ten UK Games

Melanie Hick | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Tech

Here's our weekly look at what you're really gaming across the UK. Who loves football? UK gamers love football, or at least FIFA 12, which has bee...