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This Awful Statue Will Commemorate Steve Jobs. Forever.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Tech

Remember the bit at the end of Terminator 2 when the T-1000 dies a death in a pool of molten iron? Well this isn't it but looks pretty much identic...

You Won't Believe This Atomic Bomb Footage

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Tech

It's real. It looks like a model or some sort of CGI trick but it is utterly and terrifyingly real. This is an Atomic Cannon test from 1953 in Neva...

Why Has Facebook Spent $19billion on WhatsApp?

Philip Letts | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Tech
Philip Letts

Despite concerns, Facebook has clearly recognized the need to branch out into other markets. As Facebook celebrates it's 10th birthday, it's time to give credit where credit is rightly due. Let's look at the brand as a matured tech company instead of reaching for the panic-button.

The iBeacon Opportunity - Are You Ready for Personalised In-store Mobile Messaging?

James Connelly | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Tech
James Connelly

Smartphones are taking over the world. There are now more iPhones sold than babies born every day*. This is a pretty staggering statistic. There are more than a billion smartphones used globally and age is no barrier -- teens, adults and seniors are all well represented among their users.

To Unplug, or Not to Unplug, That Is the (Wrong) Question

David Mochel | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Mochel

Whether we are plugged in or not, the common denominator remains the same - life does not go on hiatus when we plug in, but we do get to choose whether we are there for it.

Eye Tests Could Be Going Online

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Tech

A new online venture is seeking to revolutionise the humble eye-test by enabling you to take one on your computer at home. The results will even be...

Paramount Get 'Top Gun Tweeter' Suspended

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Tech

Remember the ingenious and incredibly patient individual that embarked upon a mission to tweet the entirety of 'Top Gun' one frame at a time? Well,...

Apple Finally Fix Major Flaw

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Tech

Apple have issued a fix for a flaw in its OS X operating system that had been described by one expert as being "as bad as you can imagine". Failure...

Five Signs Social Media Is Taking Over Your Life

Deborah Lee | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Tech
Deborah Lee

You drunk-tweeted and you can't remember what you said... There's a fair chance you've started 'reflex-tweeting'. In other words, it goes hand-in-hand with breathing in and out; you're doing it without thinking.

Security for the Internet of Things

Graham Welch | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK Tech
Graham Welch

It is happening already and today you need to manage the whole attack continuum - before, during and after an attack. Only then can you hope to regain some of the initiative and ensure that damage to reputation and customer data is minimized, uncovered and remediated as quickly as possible.

Mobile World Congress '14: The Tesla Revs Up and the Blackphone Beckons

Shivvy Jervis | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK Tech
Shivvy Jervis

Given that this is the first MWC since the Snowden revelations, does it surprise you that security is a hot topic? Keep your eyes peeled for the release of Silent Circle's Blackphone - a device which captures this security consciousness perfectly.

A Phone For The Paranoid?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Tech

Are you slightly paranoid? Perhaps conducting a secret affair or planning industrial sabotage, terrorism or just heeding the words of Edward Snowden? ...

Yota Dual Screen Phone Now Available In US

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Tech

An innovative smartphone with a regular screen and an E-Ink display o the back is to go on sale in the US for the first time. The Russian-made Yota...

Apple Scrambles To Fix Major Security Flaw For Mac OS X

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Tech

Apple is scrambling to fix a security flaw described by one expert as being "as bad as you can imagine". A failure in checks on the validity of a w...

Terrifying Video As Bird Smashes Through Plane Windscreen

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Tech

There you are minding your own business and enjoying peaceful flight and BOOM! Some inconsiderate human in a light aircraft flies right into you. ...

Speed Skating With Super Mario Kart Weapons Should be A Thing

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Tech

The Sochi Winter Olympics were fun weren't they? The energy, the rivalries, the sports you didn't realise were actually sports... The only way it c...

Preview of Ubisoft's South Park: The Stick of Truth

Andrew Edney | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

The premise of the game is simple - you play "The New Kid", also known as douche bag, who has just moved to South Park and get's involved, as you do, with an epic quest to save The Stick of Truth from the forces of evil.

Personal and Anonymous Social Networks Gain Ground on Facebook and Others

Monty Munford | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Tech
Monty Munford

The science of Dunbar's Number is one that most of us are unfamiliar with, but the number itself is one that people in social media know very well. That number of 150 alleges that these are the maximum number of people or friends that a person's brain can deal with.

Open Data and Hacking for Social Good

Farez Rahman | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Tech
Farez Rahman

Data aggregators and directories are important roles in the ecosystem. There is so much data out there, that it's hard to keep up with what is available. Additionally, you want to ensure that the data feeds you want can be integrated with your existing data with minimal effort.

Information Junkies and Discerning in the Digital Age

Michelle Holmes | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK Tech
Michelle Holmes

While its true that technology has the ability to and is expanding our consciousness and our reach and access when wanting to obtain, explore and digest information this also gives us the scope to become information junkies - encyclopaedias with an opinion and the ability to churn out a fact about everything and anything.

Robots 'More Intelligent Than Humans In 15 Years'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Tech

Normally predictions of robots becoming sentient beings more intelligent than humans can be dismissed as wishful futurology speak. But when the per...

Solar Storms 'Behave Like Suopernova'

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists studying coronal mass ejections (CMEs) have found similarities between the surface of the Sun and supernova in a giant nebula thousands of ...

Facebook's Dead User Profiles Set To Remain Public

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Tech

After much deliberation Facebook is changing the way in which it treats the profiles of deceased members. Up until now a 'memorialised' page could ...

Beyond the Front Pages

Carla Buzasi | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK
Carla Buzasi

As Kiev erupted into violence this week, the world's media made its way to the city's makeshift morgues and, once again, made record of a country taking democracy into its own hands. There has been no end of dramatic imagery emerging from the city, but perhaps the most moving piece to resonate around the world was the YouTube video I Am A Ukrainian, which made post-grad student Yulia the voice of a country in two short but powerful minutes. The sale of WhatsApp to Facebook may have been the big financial and tech news of the week, but arguably it was Tinder that deserved the headlines. In a certain Russian town, the dating app saw a 400% increase in users in the past seven days...

Weekend Shopping: Covetable Tech Covers

Sarah McGiven | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

With the news buzzing about WhatsApp's sale to Facebook, my thoughts turned to tech accessories. As a devoted Apple fan, I make no apologies for the extreme bias towards items that fit their products in my selection below although most pouches can also be used for other tablets, as well as in place of a regular clutch bag to pop your phone and other bits into.