UK Tech.

Here's An Actual Procrastination Machine Incase You Run Out Of Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Tech

The Internet is a wonderful place filled with an endless list of things to help you put life off. However, if you find yourself running out of min...

Alton Towers' New Ride Is Like A Virtual Rocket Launch But Worse

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Tech

Alton Towers is promising adrenaline junkies the chance to visit the "cosmos" in ride that could be more strenuous than a rocket launch. 'Galacti...

Asking Siri To Beatbox Is The Best Thing You'll Do Today

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Tech

Twitter tapped into Siri's hidden talents yesterday after a number of iPhone users asked the software to beatbox. If you've never heard Siri bust a...

NASA Has Captured A Snail-Like Object On Pluto But It's Not What You Think

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Tech

NASA's New Horizon spacecraft has captured a curious-looking object, bearing a striking resemblance to a snail on Pluto's icy plains. The latest im...

Watch 100 Drones Perform Above Orchestra Playing Beethoven's Symphony No.5

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Tech

A record-breaking light show has captured an amazing performance of over one hundred drones. Displayed above an orchestra playing Beethoven's Symp...

How NASA Is Going To Stop Armageddon Asteroids Wiping Us Out

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Tech

Keep calm everyone, NASA has a plan to save us from any Armageddon-esque asteroids that might be heading towards Earth. The space agency has unveil...

Dashcam Footage Of A Strange And Colourful 'UFO' Has Astrophotographers Baffled

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Tech

A couple of astrophotographers claim to have captured an "unidentified flying object" speeding across the sky over Darwin, Australia. Paul and Sylv...

How David Bowie Pioneered The Internet Before Apple Music And Spotify Were Even Born

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Tech

David Bowie once launched "an artist-created" Internet Service Provider (ISP), BowieNet in order to bring fans closer to the music they loved. Bow...

How Pets and Pet Owners Are Benefiting From the Latest Innovations in Technology

Marie Carter | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Tech
Marie Carter

We never want to lose our dog so if this is something you're worried about there are a wide range of smart collars and trackers emerging on the wearable market to keep you connected to yours. Some trackers also have smart features to help keep your pet healthy too.

How NASA Is Going To Stop Armageddon Asteroids Wiping Us Out

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Tech

Keep calm everyone, NASA has a plan to save us from any Armageddon-esque asteroids that might be heading towards Earth. The space agency has unveil...

Companion Robots Are Winning Hearts and Minds at CES 2016

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

Pepper the humanoid robot has been around for a while, and this year she was present at CES in her newest incarnation. For $20,000, all four feet of doe-eyed, glossy white plastic will talk to you, read your emotions, sense when you are sad, dance to music and wiggle its bottom.

Major Tim Has Paid Tribute To The Original Major Tom

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Tech

British astronaut Tim Peake, stationed on the International Space Station, has paid tribute to David Bowie who has died age 69, following an 18-month ...

Crimes Linked To 'Hook-Up' Dating Apps Tinder And Grindr Jump Sevenfold

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK

The number of alleged crimes potentially linked to dating apps Tinder and Grindr increased more than sevenfold in two years – including reports of r...

Thank You Twitter - By Unverifying Milo Yiannopoulos, You Are Standing Up for Women Online

Jessie Thompson | Posted 10.01.2016 | UK Tech
Jessie Thompson

If, as Milo believes, he has been unverified for his comments online, this is a victory for anyone who has watched social media descend into a cesspit of vulgar misogyny and savage provocation. It's a hugely positive step towards dealing with online trolls by making a conscious decision to refuse to legitimise them.

These Breathtaking Images Will Take Your View Of New Zealand To Another Level

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Tech

A photographer who went travelling in New Zealand has come back with a stunning series of images showing off the country's national parks. Johan Lo...

Driverless Cars Could Transform the Lives of Disabled People

Edward Lowe | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Tech
Edward Lowe

One of the benefits often included in the 'long list' rather than the headlines of driverless cars is the independence driverless cars could give to people with a whole array of disabilities. This effect could be the way that society is most changed by the introduction of this incredible new technology.

Woman Proves Nothing In Just Another Hoverboard Fail...

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Comedy

If Christmas could have taught humanity anything, it's that hoverboards are accidents waiting to happen. This woman clearly didn't get the message...

These Secret Codes Allow You To Watch Everything On Netflix

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Tech

Life hacks come in all shapes and sizes and some have the power to transform "Netflix and chill" for the entire world. It all comes down to a few ...

Oculus Rift Too Expensive? You Get What You Pay For

Alan Boiston | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Tech
Alan Boiston

New technology always creates a buzz, but the overwhelming online feedback has been one of dismay at the price. Yes, it costs roughly $100 more than expected, but of all the feedback, it's surprising to see how many hardcore gamers and journalists seem to be taken aback, with the internet now rife with complaints and moaning.

IRL - When Social Media Replaces the Real

Julian Vigo | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Tech
Julian Vigo

For while one might question if my friend really "missed" Reeve's presence any more than if he had been, say, eating a pretzel waiting for a colleague in the very same spot. I mean, we are always missing something else by simply living.

We've Damaged Earth So Much, We've Created A New Geological Era

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Tech

Humanity's irreversible impact on Earth may have pushed it into a new geological era, scientists have said. The question of "whether humans have c...

Incredibly, Doctors Have Used Google Cardboard To Save A Baby's Life

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Tech

In a first for surgical procedures, doctors have used Google Cardboard to perform a life-saving operation on a baby. Miami doctors used the $20 (£...

A 5,300-Year-Old Mummy's Tummy Bug Sheds New Light On How We Got Here

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Tech

The puzzle of how we got here appears to have a few more clues, after scientists discovered an ancient strain of gut bacteria in a 5,300-year-old 'Ice...

Student Caught Out After Trying To Convince The World A 'UFO' Had Been Struck By Lightning

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Tech

An Austrian student's attempt to convince the world that she witnessed a UFO on New Year's Eve appears to backfired. Marie Mela posted a video of ...

Google Translate Thought Russia Was Mordor. Awkward

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Tech

For a brief moment in time, Google Translate thought Russia was 'Mordor,' - the fictional region in 'Lord Of The Rings.' Other errors included chan...