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Lexus' Latest Hoverboard Video Almost Makes The Wait For Next Week Unbearable

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Tech

The wait for the Lexus Hoverboard is almost over. On August 5 the world will see whether this wonderful invention is everything we want it to ...

Here's How You Upgrade To Windows 10

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Tech

Microsoft's offer of a free upgrade to Windows 10 will last for a whole year but if you'd like to find out what the fuss is all about sooner rather th...

The Verdict For Windows 10 Is In

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Tech

As Microsoft launches its latest offering, Windows 10, via a free upgrade around the UK today the internet's frenzied uptake is palpable. For thos...

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Windows 10

PA | By Martyn Landi, Press Association Technology Correspondent | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

Windows 10, the biggest update Microsoft has made to its computer software, has launched in the UK.PC users across the UK stayed awake to wait for the...

Apple Pay UK Is Two Weeks Old, So How's It Going Down In Blighty?

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

Apple Pay is now a fortnight old here in the UK (roughly teenage in tech years). Having unveiled its revolutionary contactless payment service in the UK, Apple hopes that one day, we'll all ditch the plastic and spend our hard-earned cash via our iPhones and Apple Watches. But don't all go flocking to the shops without your wallet...

Oh Look Motorola's New Moto G Is All Grown Up

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

Motorola has unveiled new versions of its Moto G and Moto X family of smartphones -- Moto Play and Moto Style, in a bid to tackle both the high and lo...

Growing Up Digital

Anne Longfield | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK
Anne Longfield

Childhood has been transformed by technology. It has happened swiftly, in a creative but socially and legally disorganised way. Today iRights publish an important report examining these issues...

Mind the Skills Gap - Encouraging Diversity in STEM Industries

Coorous Mohtadi | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech
Coorous Mohtadi

A recent report from the Campaign for Science and Engineering highlighted that disabled individuals are less likely to work in STEM, only 8% of British engineers are women, and pupils who may be socially disadvantaged are less likely to be taught science by a specialist teacher.

Amazon's New Music Streaming Service Is A Bit Rubbish If You're A Katy Perry Fan

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

Amazon has launched its music streaming service, Prime Music in the UK, in a bid to rival Spotify and Apple. From today, the service will be availa...

Busted! Twitter Is Using Copyright Rules To Delete 'Stolen' Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

Twitter is beginning to monitor 'stolen' tweets by deleting posts that infringe on the copyright of others. The crackdown started after a user on t...

This Flying Truck's Insane Stunt Would Make Optimus Prime Proud

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

Trucks aren't supposed to fly over 160-feet gaps in the road. However, one stunt driver Gregg Godfrey, proved everybody wrong and made his Optimus...

Sir Patrick Stewart Is Using Drones To Collect Whale Snot

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Tech

Sir Patrick Stewart is collecing snot -- whale snot to be more specific. Well, he's not doing the collecting. He's backing conservation organisati...

First-Person Super Smash Bros Looks Like So Much Fun

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Comedy

This is a game we want. Now. With virtual reality actually becoming a viable concept after decades of tweaking, this would be the first game on our...

Watch This MiG-29 Pilot Pull Off A CRAZY Vertical Take Off And Live

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

As with most jobs, being a MiG-29 pilot must have good and bad days. However, one polish pilot proved that some days at the office are just plain i...

Viva Las Vegas!

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

Three photographers drove across two different states to capture a stunning time-lapse video of Las Vegas at night. Aaron Keigher, Michael Bloom an...

These Lamps Run On Saltwater And Are Illuminating Disaster-Hit Philippine Islands

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech

Salt and water are the staple items found on most dining tables but in the Philippines, they could be giving light to more than 7,000 islands that don...

Dad Creates Video Game About Young Son's Battle With Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A father has made a touching tribute to his son, who recently passed away after a long battle with cancer, by creating a video game in his honour. ...

The Generations of the UK

Alasdair Rae | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech
Alasdair Rae

Numbers and statistics can be used to produce interesting maps and charts but, much more importantly, they can help us understand current and future policy problems. That's the real message here.

Neuroscience and the Similarities of Gender

Nick Clements | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech
Nick Clements

For me, modern neuroscience has thus far identified one definite difference between our brains - on average men's are slightly larger and weigh a little more. This is because men are on average slightly larger and heavier, doh!

E-Sports Are Now So Serious Gamers Are Being Randomly Tested For Drugs

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech

A professional video gaming league is beginning to randomly drug test its competitors. The Electronic Sports League (ESL), renowned as one of the ...

This Bag Is So Tough It Can Protect A Plane From A Bomb Blast

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Tech

Researchers have successfully tested a material that is designed to limit a bomb explosion by containing the impact within a bag. The test involved...

How to Set Up an Internet of Things Meetup

Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino

I've been running the London Internet of Things meetup since December 2011 and have helped a few friends set up their own meetup in various cities around the world. London now has over 6 meetups on this topic (see sidebar of and I thought I'd share what you should think about when starting a meetup.

It's Official, This Is What We're Using To Find Aliens On Jupiter

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech

The European Space Agency's mission to Jupiter has received another green light that could help us find alien life on the large planet and its icy moo...

Stunning Timelapse Captures Breathtaking Northern Lights In Canada

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech

A vivid green and purple aurora has been caught in a stunning timelapse video in Yellowknife, Canada. The colourful display of light is a natural e...

Watch This Pilot Give A Lesson In How To Land A Plane In A Crazy Storm

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech

It was a bit stormy across much of Europe over the weekend and while most of us could simply hide indoors, the same wasn't true if you happened to fly...