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Kinect Sports Rivals Interview With Danny Issac

Andrew Edney | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

Kinect Sports Rivals is the next generation of the best-selling Kinect franchise, Kinect Sports, that brings your favourite sports back in re-imagined ways, and delivers new sports and events made possible only with Xbox One's revolutionary technology.

Mercury Is 'Shrinking'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

The poor tiny planet of Mercury is becoming even tinier - and more wrinkled. Nasa'a Messenger spacecraft has determined it has shrunk by seven kilo...

HuffPost And WhatsApp Have Teamed Up To Make Sharing Stories Even Easier

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

HuffPost UK and WhatsApp have now made it even easier to share your favourite stories. Readers can now send articles to anyone in their contacts li...

Dyson Announces Massive Product Recall. Are You Affected?

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

Innovative tech firm, Dyson, is scrambling to recall one million heaters over fears they could pose a fire risk, the company announced today. The r...

If Superman Owned A GoPro...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

This is - quite simply - glorious. What you are about to behold is Superman armed with a GoPro camera. Well, it's actually a quadcopter, the str...

Giant Solar Panels In Space Could Power Entire Cities (Or Wars)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

Solar panel satellites, built in space by robots that beam power down to Earth - sound like science-fiction? Well, even the team behind the idea ad...

Apple, Microsoft Hoard Cash - US Taxpayers Pay the Bill

Nick Mathiason | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Tech
Nick Mathiason

In recent years, America's technology giants have increased profits to epic levels. So you'd think this good fortune would prove a boon to the fragile American economy. A river of tax dollars from America's cash-rich technology firms ought to contribute towards a significant reduction of the US $17.5trillion debt mountain. Only it hasn't quite worked out that way...

Lucy Sherriff

'Space Is A Great Equaliser' | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

"Space is a great equaliser," declares astronaut Jon McBride, who is currently on a mission to get more kids - and women - to infinity and beyond. ...

Where Do Tablets Belong? With Desktops or Smartphones?

Tej Rekhi | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Tech
Tej Rekhi

Whether or not advertisers perceive tablets as being more like smart phones or desk tops, they have unique technical capabilities that influence the digital strategies that are used for engaging consumers.

Google Glass, Bluetooth Handsfree and Where Bad Design Becomes Good

Tomo Taka | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Tech
Tomo Taka

There are similarities between Glass and Bluetooth handsfree devices. Both sit on the ear and occupy headspace. Glass takes voice commands while the handsfree headset's sole use comes via vocal conversation. Both require the certain awkwardness of talking to an absent being.

No Business Too Small to be at Threat From Cybercriminals

David Emm | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Tech
David Emm

Due to the lack of awareness of these threats, the often overlooked human element and the limited security measures that may be in place, it's becoming easier for cybercriminals to target small, local businesses.

David Cameron Cares About the 'Internet of Things' - And So Should You

Marcus Jewell | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Tech
Marcus Jewell

The Internet is about to take things to the next level. At least, that's what David Cameron thinks. The Prime Minister announced this week that the Government will be investing £45m in the development of the next phase of online technologies; the Internet of Things.

Kinect Sports Rivals, More Like FIFA Than Wii-Sports

Andy Robertson | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Robertson

Some people love the Xbox One's Kinect controller, while others seem intent on using it as a big stick to punish Microsoft for its insistence that every Xbox One includes it. Kinect Sports Rivals promises to change all that.

Grandma Betty's Bittersweet Instagram Reveals Heartbreaking Reality Of A Cancer Battle

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When 80-year-old Betty Simpson's lung cancer journey took a turn for the worst, her great-grandson decided to document and celebrate the final moments...

Science Has Won Again And Made Water Flow Uphill

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Tech

There are some fundamental truths to the world - the Earth goes round the Sun, summer follows spring and water can't flow uphill. Only it can. A...

This Robotic Elephant Trunk Learns Like A Baby

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Tech

A robotic arm modelled on an elephant's trunk that learns like a baby has been created by a German engineering company. The arm uses a process of t...

This Lego Robot Can Solve A Rubik's Cube Faster Than Any Person

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Tech

It may lack the sheer speed of the 'Skinner' robot that could solve a Rubik's Cube in under one second, but considering it's made of Lego the Cubestor...

Nasa's Cassini Probe Delivers The Goods Again

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa's Cassini probe has done it again and taken some shots of Saturn that will simply blow your mind. From a vantage point of 764,000 miles, the s...

This Stop-Motion Film Of Paris Will Blow You Away

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Tech

Mayeul Akpovi took over 30,000 photographs of Paris to create this breath-taking stop-motion film of the French capital. The city's iconic sites ar...

This Incredible 'Blue Angels' Video Will Give You Vertigo

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Tech

You might need a sick bag to watch this all the way through. The Blue Angels are the US Navy's equivalent of the RAF Red Arrows (but not as good, o...

How 'Absurd' Quantum Mechanics Can Make Computers More Secure

Dr Javier Cerrillo | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Tech
Dr Javier Cerrillo

Computers have changed our lives. We can "hang out" with friends on the other side of the world, do business with people we've never even met by email or video conference, manage our finances from thousands of miles away in an instant and work from home, from a train station, from an aeroplane or from the beach (if you have to). The problem with this new connected nirvana: it's not secure.

Memes for Cities

Clare Reddington | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Tech
Clare Reddington

Amongst all the Fitbits and Jawbones, the Glass and the things, this year's SXSW featured a small, but perfectly formed cluster of events about public spaces, neighbourhood platforms and the need to re-connect people with each other and their environment.

'Barroco Barner' Gaffe - Another Disguised Excuse to Laugh at Women?

Fiona Hotston Moore | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Hotston Moore

For many of us it has been dispiriting to read the reports and analysis, weighty and otherwise, let alone to have the meanderings of a 20-year-old receptionist making no claims to intellectual weight held as somehow totemic of education or, implicitly, women.

Oral Sex Tips? There's An App For That...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered how to give great oral sex to the woman in your life? Fear not... there's an app for that. Simply download the 'Lick This' app and st...

'Internet, a Gift From God' - The Pope of the Digital Age

Alessandro Bonzio | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Tech
Alessandro Bonzio

The problematic relationship between faith and technology is amongst the most difficult of the challenges faced by Jorge Mario Bergoglio's papacy. Yet many see his interest in the digital as a symbol of the renovation underway in the contemporary Catholic establishment...