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Melanie Hick

Honey I Shrunk The USB - To Twelve Atoms | Melanie Hick | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Tech

How small's your tiniest USB stick? IBM takes your slimmest USB stick and raises you a memory stick the size of 12 tiny atoms. The astoundingly sm...

BlackBerry Bold 9900 Review

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Tech

There's a new BlackBerry on the scene, the 9900 and it's a beauty. A shiny black steel-trimmed beauty. If the London/UK riots happened right now, ...

Best Worst Games Fails Of 2011

Melanie Hick | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK Tech

Last year, we brought you the top selling games each week courtesy of the UK games charts. But we failed to focus on the hilarity that is the worst of...

Russian Probe Phobos-Grunt Crashes In Pacific

New York Times | Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2012 | UK Tech

A Russian scientific probe that was meant to visit a Martian moon but never made it out of Earth orbit crashed into the Pacific Ocean about 700 miles ...

Faster Broadband? No Thanks

Tim Leunig | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Tech
Tim Leunig

Three out of four Virgin customers currently choose the slowest, cheapest package available. The ability to download an album in half a minute has no real appeal to most people. Faster broadband will not "change the way many households, consumers and businesses use the internet", whatever Mr Cameron says. In fact, they won't even notice.

Russian Phobos-Grunt Spacecraft Could Crash On Southern England This Weekend

Posted 14.01.2012 | UK Tech

The out-of-control Russian Phobos-Grunt spacecraft could crash land on southern England this weekend, scientists have warned. The craft failed in ...

Tech Up Your Parents For 2012

Jamie Tolentino | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Tech
Jamie Tolentino

Did your parents ask you to do some tech support over the holidays? And every holiday before that? If you're bored out of your wits answering the same questions over and over again, you may want to show this article which lists a couple of links they might want to check out.

Student To Learn Whether He Faces Extradition To US Over Copyright Infringement

PA | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Tech

A student will learn today whether he is to be extradited to the US to stand trial over alleged infringement of copyright. Richard O'Dwyer, 23, is ...

Indian Court Threatens To Block Google And Facebook

Posted 14.03.2012 | UK

Google, Facebook and other internet companies have been warned by India’s High Court that their websites could be blocked if they fail to remove “...

iPhone4S China Launch Ends With Egg Throwing

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Tech

What do you get when you cross an Apple and a dozen eggs? You're about to find out in the video above. The launch of the Apple iPhone 4S in China d...

Google Plus Privacy Freak Out | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Tech


Gadgets Aplenty At CES - PHOTOS

Melanie Hick, Gareth Richman | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Tech

CES 2012, the world's biggest gadgets show has wrapped up, leaving the world's tech reporters exhausted and sobbing at the immensity of the event. ...

Lamar Smith's Naughty Copyright Breach

Jamie Lee Curtis Taete | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Tech

VICE: US Congressman and poor-toupee-color-chooser Lamar Smith is the guy who authored the Stop Online Piracy Act. SOPA, as I'm sure you know, is t...

Amazing Photos Of Earth From Space

Melanie Hick, Matthew Tucker | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Tech

Vintage shots of the colourful surface of the earth from space uncovered by Nasa, as the space agency gets nostalgic over its early efforts at crewed ...

The Next Generation of Social Media Marketing Strategy

Maya Grinberg | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Tech
Maya Grinberg

In 2012, integrated marketing efforts will swallow standalone social media plans, and more companies will follow the approach that one major initiative should guide the objectives and editorial plans of each marketing channel.

Nasa's Kepler Discovers New ‘Tatooine' Double-Star Planet Systems That Could Support Alien Life

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Tech

Two new planet systems, each with with two suns – much like the fictitious Tatooine portrayed in Star Wars, have been discovered. Nasa announced...

Vint Cerf is Too Modest; Internet Access is a Human Right

Dr Nathaniel Borenstein | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Tech
Dr Nathaniel Borenstein

In his 4 January op-ed piece, Vint Cerf argued that internet access is not a human right. While I consider Vint a friend and have tremendous respect for his achievements, I think he's wrong in this case.

$10 Million Prize For Star Trek Health Device Inventor

Melanie Hick | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Tech

There's $10 million up for grabs for the inventor can make science fiction become fact. The multi-million dollar Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize, annou...

Milky Way Lives Up To Its Name: Galaxy Is ‘White As Snow'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Tech

A team of scientists have determined the true colour of the galaxy is so white it would resemble fresh snow to the human eye. Astronomers from the...

From Chaos to Collaboration: How We'll Travel in 2020

Eberhard Haag | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK
Eberhard Haag

Nowhere are changes and advances more obvious than in travel. From the arrival of air-travel to the advent of eco-tourism, each new transformation seems to shift the way we look at - and conduct - travel. So, looking forward to 2020, how will transformative technologies change our travel experiences over the next decade and beyond?

Facebook Losing Battle For UK Social Media

Telegraph | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Tech

Facebook usage in the UK has fallen by more than seven percentage points in the last year, fuelling concerns that it may have hit saturation point....

Facebook Scam Alert: Colour Change Email Is A Fake

Melanie Hick | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Tech

It's scam alert time for Facebook users. Again. An email and Facebook messages from friends prompting users to switch to pink, rather than the sta...

Nasa's Kepler Mission Discovers Three Smallest Exoplanets

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered the three smallest planets yet orbiting a single red dwarf star beyond the sun. Using data from NASA Kepler mission, t...

Stolen iPad Sends Photos To Owner

Melanie Hick | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Tech

A stolen iPad is sending photos to its British owner, the Daily Mail reports. Tom Clarke, a software engineer, lost his iPad while he was Christma...

In 2011 Santa Went Mobile

PA | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Tech

The way UK consumers shopped for presents this Christmas was completely different to any previous year, according to the annual survey by internationa...