UK Tech.

'Flappy Bird' Is Coming Back, But There's A Big Catch

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Tech

The insanely addictive 'Flappy Bird' is making a come back in August only it will be... "less addictive". Creator Dong Nguyen confirmed the return ...

This Disabled Teen Can Play Minecraft With his Eyebrows

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Tech

A UK-based charity has created a very special type of controller that has allowed a disabled 19-year-old to play computer games with his eyebrows. ...

Internet Bully Challenges Heavyweight Champ To A Fight. Boxer Agrees.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Tech

Now, we're not condoning violence but there is something very satisfying about this clip. Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder got so fed up with th...

Russia Wants To Boot The US Out Of The International Space Station

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Tech

The diplomatic furore surrounding the Ukraine crisis has gone galactic. Russia has announced that from 2020 American astronauts will not be allowed...

Zip World Zipline Lets You Fly Off A Mountain. Kind Of.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Tech

There's a place in Wales where you can fly through the air at 100mph while you gaze down onto a azure-blue lake 500ft below amongst one of the most st...

It's Your Last Chance To Listen To The Greatest Song From Space Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Tech

Today is a monumental - and very sad - day. Today is the last chance you can listen to Commander Chris Hadfield's epically brilliant version of 'Sp...

Someone Imagined The Future Of F1 And It Looks Awesome

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Tech

The world of Formula 1 is an incredibly fast evolving sport - by the end of the season cars that only a few months earlier were the cutting edge of te...

The American Military Have Basically Made A Transformer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Tech

An American military contractor has essentially created a real-life Transformer. The Black Night is part truck, part minivan and - awesomely - par...

Technology: The New Addiction?

Chris Jones | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chris Jones

We can't deny that technology is a growing addiction, nor should we ignore it. But before we panic and take away young people's mobile phones, let's see how we can use technology to bring people together and create well-rounded future employees with social skills that extend far beyond social media.

This Robotic Arm Is Better At Catching Stuff Than You Are

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Tech

This rather funky looking mechanical arm is leading the way in the field of robotic catch. Developed by EPFL researchers, it is capable of tracking...

This Jaw Dropping Selfie Video Took Three Years And 36 Countries To Make

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Tech

Get ready for some serious travel envy. Alex Chacón and his trusty camera on a stick travelled 125,946 miles through 36 countries on five motorcyc...

There's A Giant Square Hole In The Sun

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Tech

A giant square hole in the sun has been spotted in a rather incredible video. But fear not apocalypse fans, it's nothing to worry about, it's what ...

This Could be The New Gmail

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech

Gmail is a pretty solid and dependable workhorse but it can often feel a bit... cluttered. So forgive us for getting a little excited about what ap...

These Sunglasses Put An Instagram Filter Over Reality

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech

Do you often wish real life was more like your online existence? Do you find reality just a little bit... dull? Well fear not, some helpful chap...

You Won't Believe How Badass Cats Look In Ultra Slow Motion

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech

You may be aware of the rather nifty slow motion feature on the iPhone 5S but are you making the most of it? And by 'most of it' we mean cat gifs. ...

Just A Cruise Ship Playing 'Seven Nation Army'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Tech

Whatever you're doing stop now and listen to this. This, ladies and gentlemen, is a massive cruise ship playing the White Stripes classic 'Seven Na...

Don't Like Heights? Then Don't Watch This

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Tech

Engineers in Chicago have taken the rather insane yet utterly enthralling step of installing tilting windows in the very tall John Hancock Centre skys...

Are Smart Cities Too Clever for Their Own Good?

Colin Strong | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech
Colin Strong

Smart Cities are hot news with many examples where innovation and technology have been drivers of growth and sustainability. But are Smart Cities heading for an 'Uncanny Valley' where the lack of consultation with citizens can lead to alienation and rejection by the very people that these initiatives are designed to help?

The Death of Anti-Virus Software: Greatly Exaggerated?

David Emm | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech
David Emm

A lot of the discussions around this statement have been very technical, but at a basic level, what does this mean for your PC, laptop or mobile device? Is there any point in installing anti-virus software anymore? And are you less safe than you thought you were last week?

The good side of Twitter #BringBackOurGirls

Nick Jones | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech
Nick Jones

The hashtag, which was conceived by Ibrahim Abdullahi, a Nigerian lawyer, was first tweeted a week after the reports of the kidnapping had emerged. Observers had widely criticised the Nigerian government's response to the crisis, claiming it had failed to act decisively to get the children back.

The Frustration of a Broken Phone: An Open Letter

Natalie Wisdom | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech
Natalie Wisdom

Even when others would bemoan their iPhones, I'd stick up for you; yes I'd complain but who doesn't? On the whole I was happy. I have to accept that there were times I was noncahlant over the years; took you for granted. You were dropped many times and left battered & bruised and for that I apologise.

The Problem With Facebook

Steven Stewart | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Tech
Steven Stewart

While the short term profits certainly look good for Facebook, in the longterm, these changes, if they persist in becoming more and more restrictive of what we see, then Facebook will only serve to push people away as it becomes less of a social network, and more of a drag.

'The Internet Nearly Always Controls My Actions'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Many young people believe they could be addicted to using the internet, according to research. A new study reveals that high numbers of youngsters ...

Black Cabs Go To War With Uber

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK

Black cab drivers could barricade London's roads in protest against a rival smartphone app for cab journeys. The Licensed Taxi Drivers Association...

The Future of Content: Left to Right, Not Up and Down

Grant Feller | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Tech
Grant Feller

I lead a very 20th century life in the morning, well before work begins and the rest of the family ruin my peaceful breakfast. I read my papery newspapers, write notes with a pen and occasionally sketch - badly - the comings and goings in the back garden.