UK Tech.

Koko Is A Social Network To Help People With Stress And Anxiety

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When you're feeling stressed or anxious, usually the worst place to go is social media. Whether it's seeing a friend's amazing honeymoon photos or ...

Tim Peake Tries to Phone Parents From Space, Gets The Answerphone

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Tech

You know that awkward moment when you try and call your parents from the International Space Station and it goes straight to voicemail? Well, Briti...

Staring At This Optical Illusion Makes You Go 'Blind'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Tech

After the phenomenon that was the dress, the internet has found another head-spinning optical illusion. Introducing, the rotating yellow dots. Ok s...

Simple Battery-Extending Tricks For Almost EVERY Smartphone

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Tech

As Christmas fast approaches, and phones are poised for vines, tweets and Facebook posts about the merry-making it is important to have a few tips han...

Instagram: Truth and Lies

Claire Jopson | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Tech
Claire Jopson

When we're posting those iconic 'plane wing' photographs, we're simultaneously dying inside. We hate flying. Relaxed, confident travellers, we are not. Our travel bags usually consist of Kalms, Immodium, Gaviscon and Asprin (or in Laura's case, straight up Valium).

Top Five Worst Hacks of 2015

Roger Keenan | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Tech
Roger Keenan

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past decade, you'll have witnessed proof that digitisation has taken over our lives. With there now being more internet-connected devices than humans on earth and even fridges and kettles being connected, it's sadly inevitable that malicious organisations will attempt to access our data.

These Are The Roughest Neighbourhoods You Can Explore On Google Street View

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Tech

A Reddit thread is giving a fascinating armchair insight into the roughest neighbourhoods visible on Google Street View. Colombia, Slovakia and Eng...

Things Are About To Get Awkward For Porn-Loving Sky Customers

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK

Sky will automatically block porn and other "adult content" for new customers who join the internet provider from next year. Currently the company'...

All I Want for Christmas Is... A Developer

Sofia Berglind | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech
Sofia Berglind

Although tech has become a more mainstream career option, with a higher than average number of developers in Sweden versus any other country, it is still not seen as the stable, collaborative or high paying occupation that it truly is.

A French Power Station Is Generating Electricity From Cheese. Seriously

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech

A power station in France has found a rather tasty way to generate electricity from cheese. The plant works by converting skimmed whey, a by-produc...

The Future of Search Should Scare Us All

Jonathan Guy | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech
Jonathan Guy

The key to this is of course, understanding you, and this explains why digital companies want to 'own' you. The four biggest and most noteworthy of these are Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft and if you have or use any of their products just spend an hour diving into the Terms and Conditions you have signed up to.

Five Reasons Businesses Can No Longer Ignore Blogging

Josh Moorcroft-Jones | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech
Josh Moorcroft-Jones

When it comes to running a business, either large or small, finding methods to stay ahead of the competition is no easy task. However, there's one big marketing technique that far too many businesses ignore and that's blogging.

Tim Peake Is Helping NASA Astronauts With An Emergency Space Walk

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech

At 12:45 GMT, NASA astronauts began the last spacewalk of 2015 leaving Britain's Tim Peake in charge of the US section of the International Space Stat...

The World's First Website Just Turned 25 And It Looks Totally Alien To Us

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Tech

The world's first website has just celebrated a milestone -- its 25th birthday. On December 20 1990, British physicist Sir Tim Berners Lee hosted t...

Contouring Emojis Now Exist, Thanks To Kim Kardashian

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Style

Remember all those times you were approximately three hours late because you were busy drawing a new face on top of your already existing face? There'...

This Bizarre Selfie Made A Woman Think She Was Photobombed By An 'Alien'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech

A business woman has been thoroughly spooked out by a rather bizarre selfie she took on a plane. Olesya Podkorytov, from the Russian city of Kurga...

Digital Is the Future in the Wake of Strong Decision Made by the UK

Gi Fernando | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech
Gi Fernando

Limiting internet use will also negatively affect young people's social lives; we live in an era where social media makes up the fabric of social interaction. That which is optional for an older generation is as natural and as necessary as a telephone for today's youth, and offers opportunities for creativity and expression that it is simply wrong to curtail.

How to Use Social Media Properly - No I Mean It

Kieran Goodwin | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kieran Goodwin

For me, I used social media to form my own non-profit organisation. At first, it was most definitely a struggle to find the right chemistry to get people interested and involved, but after a few weeks I began to understand what got others engaged with my tweets and posts.

A New Climate Deal

George Ferguson | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech
George Ferguson

Last week I returned from COP 21 after nearly two incredibly busy weeks in Paris. Where I was promoting Bristol and negotiating a global solution to one of the biggest challenges that ours and future generations face.

Would Unlimited Staff Holidays Boost Your Bottom Line?

Stephen Canning | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK
Stephen Canning

Ubiquitous connectivity means that staff actually tends to work for an incalculable amount of time, answering phone calls and emails, checking their work and continuing on unfinished projects at odd hours.

The Internet Shows No Mercy To Steve Harvey After His Miss Universe Gaffe

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Tech

As the shock and disbelief over the Miss Universe gaffe wore off, Twitter and Facebook users took the opportunity to have a little fun with Steve Harv...

Anonymous Have Launched A War Against Japan's Whaling Industry

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech

Anonymous has reportedly taken down at least 97 key websites in Japan, as part an anti-whaling campaign. The hacktivists have been targeting a vari...

The Most Radical YouTube Sensation of ALL TIME? Nyan Cat for 10 Hours

Alfie Bown | Posted 20.12.2015 | UK Tech
Alfie Bown

What is the best YouTube contribution, from a radical perspective? What is the most anti-capitalist thing to erupt out of the capitalist enjoyment system that is YouTube? I have an answer here, and I think I've got it right.

This Musician Casually Played A Saxophone During His 12-Hour BRAIN Surgery

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Tech

A 27-year-old in Spain has gone beyond the realms of talent and performed a jazz classic while undergoing 12 hours of brain surgery. Carlos Aguiler...

Tim Peake's First Meal In Space Was The Most British Thing You Could Have Imagined

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Tech

Making history is hard work, so it's obviously important to choose wisely when it comes to nourishment and you'll be pleased to know Tim Peake has gon...