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How To Control Your Home Appliances With Your Smartphone

Georgia James | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Tech

You could be forgiven for thinking the main point of mobile technology is to liberate you from your home devices – not just your landline phone but ...

Finally, a Northern Alternative to London?

Thomas Wilkinson | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Tech
Thomas Wilkinson

The BBC may have claimed the flagship role in the public eye, but the shamelessly geeky digital and technology startups that shared their communal spaces impressed the most. This is no token effort at Northern development, potential for investment is very real and great things are already being accomplished in digital content production and user experience development.

GTA V Signals the End for the Moral Crusade Against Games

Matt Clough | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Tech
Matt Clough

For the first time in the series' illustrious history, the hype, combined with writers and gamers alike falling over each other to lavish praise on the game, has completely eclipsed the naysayers and detractors. The moral outcry that was meant to greet the game has simply failed to materialise. But why?

Who's The Best Finisher? Who's The Fastest?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Sport

FIFA 14 is released today as EA Sports' latest incarnation of football's most popular video game takes the world by storm. With more players endors...

WATCH: The Best GTA V Glitches

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Tech

It may be the most expensive/fastest selling/best video game in history but GTA V is not without a few glitches. Thankfully the chaps at AmazingFil...

WATCH: Mountie Accidentally Films Amazing Meteor

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Tech

A Canadian Mountie has accidentally filmed a spectacular meteor. The remarkable footage was caught on a camera perched on the dashboard of his patr...

Strange Pulsar Emits Both X-Rays And Radiowaves

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa have discovered a previously unknown and rather odd type of pulsar with a "dual identity". Normally such a star will emit either X-rays or rad...

They Finally Did It

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Tech

They've done it. They've finally worked out how to make a lightsaber. Kind of. Physicists at Harvard and MIT have discovered a way of binding p...

Death Star Trench Run From Star Wars In 3D

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Tech

The Oculus Rift headset is a constant source of amazing -and sometimes terrifying - things but this is up there with the best. The Death Star trenc...

3d-Printers Used To Recreate World's Masterpieces

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Tech

You can do a lot of things with a 3D-printer - pizzas, invisibility cloaks... guns. And now it turns out you can even recreate your favourite Van G...

Some People Actually Fell For This...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Tech

There's nothing better than a good hoax and some deceptive folk on 4chan have absolutely surpassed themselves. With the help of an authentic-lookin...

Apple's Fingerprint Scanner Doesn't Just Recognise Fingers...

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Tech

It was inevitable really. Some curious iPhone 5s users have been experimenting with the capabilities of the new devices innovative fingerprint scan...

What's Missing From This Picture?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Tech

Spot anything unusual about this plane? Boeing have revealed the next step in pilot training by successfully flying a pilotless Lockheed Martin F-1...

Can You Tell Where This Is?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Tech

This - believe it or not - is the Red Planet. The newly released photo of the surface of Mars blows holes in the usual view of a barren, muddy-brow...

LOOK: Turn Your iPhone Into A Bedside Lamp

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Tech

The simple ideas are the best ones - as evidenced by these elegantly simple iPhone 'lamp' docks. Most of us keep our phones by our beds anyway so w...

WATCH: Inception-Style Special Effects On A Budget

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Tech

Spend $350 on some wood, a couple of car rims and some old furniture and lo and behold - you have what it took Christopher Nolan $160 million to creat...

How Old Is The Moon?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Tech

The very origins of the moon are up for debate as new evidence suggests it could be 100 million years younger than previously thought. The current...

Sick Of Twitter Ruining Breaking Bad?

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Tech

There are many perils of the digital age. RSI, eye strain, poring over Facebook and convincing yourself you're the only one not doing 'YOLO' activitie...

Could This Cure The Winter Blues?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Tech

While the idea of headphones shining lights into your brain may be a bit unsettling the makers of Valkee 2 insist it might just get you through the wi...

Is This The Future Of Submersibles?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Tech

It's rare that an encounter with a crab leads to an innovation in transport but that's just what happened to ocean engineer Graham Hawkes. While te...

This Could Be Really Bad For Your Eyes

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Tech

Did you mother ever tell you not to stare at the microwave? She could have been on to something - there can be enough energy leaking from it to pow...

This Is What Credit Cards Are For

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Tech

Look down your sofa, sell a kidney or take up a lucrative life of crime - because you need £10,000. More specifically, you need £10,000 to buy th...

Tomorrow's Manufacturing, Mission to China

David Willetts | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Politics
David Willetts

The UK is home to some of the most innovative small and medium sized enterprises in the world. We have a wonderful research and knowledge base and are striving to make the UK the best place in the world to start and grow a business. This is crucial for us to stay ahead in the global race.

Who Has Been Named 'Coolest Brand'?

PA | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Tech

Apple has retained its title as the coolest brand in Britain while big luxury names have pushed everyday products out of favour, according to an annua...

In Defence of People Who Queue for iPhones (Including Me)

Michael Rundle | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Tech
Michael Rundle

It's not difficult to make fun of somebody who queues up overnight for an iPhone. But these are people should be admired, not scorned - and I should know: I was one of them.