UK Tech.

WATCH: University Advertises For Students.. In Space

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

One university is trying an out of this world tactic to recruit students through clearing, by advertising in space. The University of Sheffield sen...

WATCH: 3D-Printed Rifle Upgraded To Fire 14 Rounds

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Tech

The next logical step in the continuing, worrying and seemingly inevitable evolution of freely available 3d-printed weapons has arrived. This time ...

'Genius Toilet' Can Be Hacked, Can Attack You On The Loo

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Tech

What's the worst thing that can happen to you on the toilet? Slip and fall? Miss the bowl? Underestimate the spiciness of the curry you had last night...

Woman Buys £870 iPhones From Gumtree...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Tech

How much would you pay to get two of your five-a-day? £1? £1.50? How about £873? This is the amount an unfortunate Australian lady handed over f...

LOOK: Is This Samsung's New Smartwatch?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Tech

While we do know for pretty-much-certain that Samsung is working on a smartwatch, actual details are very thin on the ground. But now a Korean tech...

But What Has Google Ever Done for Us?

Alice Bonasio | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Tech
Alice Bonasio

In the past months there's been a seismic shift in how Google is perceived by the media, government and public in the UK. From being pretty much universally loved and admired as a bastion of corporate goodness Google now finds itself mocked for its "Don't Be Evil" slogan and accused of either condoning or facilitating a range of despicable deeds...

BT And Vodafone Deny Allowing GCHQ To Tap Cables For Data

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

Telecoms giants BT and Vodafone have insisted they do not reveal customers' data unless required by law, in the wake of reports that they handed over ...

How To Lose Weight Fast: Try Having A Man Insult You In 'Hey Fattie' Weight Loss App

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If circling cellulite on female celebrities in gossip magazines and offering post-pregnancy weight loss tips a day after the royal baby birth isn't en...

Keeping it Real - New Technology that Can Make Online Dating Stress-free and Fake-free

Sophie Labrey | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Labrey

Since online dating made its way onto our computer screens in the early 90's, it's evolved from a stigmatised and sparkless process of dating deluded weirdos into a normalised and adventurous way to meet the love of your life. From its primitive beginnings, online dating has fallen into the whirlwind of emerging technologies.

Are These Moto X Ads Sexist?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Tech

Everyone knows sex sells - but there's a fine line between sultry seduction and downright immaturity. This is a lesson Motorola seem to have not ye...

Stunning Stargazing Pics From 2013 Astronomy 'Photographer Of The Year'

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Tech

As these stunning photos prove, Nasa and ESA can't boast the monopoly on jaw-dropping space pictures. A waning crescent moon illuminates Yosemite N...

WATCH: What It's Like To Be A Polar Bear

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Tech

Polar bears are difficult to study in the wild. Not only are they tough to locate in the vast wilderness of the Arctic but when you do find one they t...

Hermit Crabs Receive Stylish New 3D-Printed Homes

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Tech

Having only recently brought you a pug on a floating rug we felt the only way to follow this would be to show you a hermit crab in a 3D-printed shell....

Pug + Magnetic Rug = Awesome

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Tech

Ever had the niggling feeling something was missing from your life but you just couldn't quite place what it was? It was this baby pug on a floating c...

WATCH: Boy Solves Rubik's Cube...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Tech

More than 575 Competitors from 37 countries went to Las Vegas for the 2013 Rubik's Cube World Championship over the weekend, where they completed in 1...

WATCH: California Ghost Town Quadcopter Tour

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Tech

There are a lot of quadcopter films out there but this one is a little special. Bodie is a gold-mining town in California established in the late 1...

PICS: Twitter Re-Imagined

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Tech

Most people are content to just communicate through social media platforms but not Fred Nerby - he wants to re-imagine and transform them. After sh...

WATCH: Students Fake GPS Signal And Hijack £50m Superyacht

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Students at the University of Texas' Cockrell School of Engineering hijacked an $80m superyacht by using fake signals to gain control of the vessel's ...

Scared Of Needles?

Huffington Post | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Tech

If you don't like needles then this could be your worst nightmare - a blood-sucking robot. But before you run away and vow never to enter a medical...

On the Futility of Blocking Porn and Torrent Websites

Mark Wilson | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Tech
Mark Wilson

Ultimately it should be parents who are responsible for how their children use computers and what they access online. This could take the form of physical monitoring of younger children, using control software where necessary, but parents also need to be teaching their offspring about responsible use of the internet.


Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Tech

Twitter had a rough ride over the weekend. Caroline Criado-Perez, the feminist campaigner who ran the successful bid to get a woman on British bank...

The New Cheap iPhone Will Be Called The '5C'

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Tech

We already know it might come in a range of disgusting colours and now we might know what the new cheaper, plastic iPhone is to be called. A photo ...

Why David Cameron's Internet Censorship Is a Terrifying and Terrible Idea

Olly Lennard | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Olly Lennard

David Cameron's plan to introduce opt-out Internet censorship at service-provider level genuinely scares me. What's more worrying is his treatment of the technical arguments against such a move: in his speech he said, "Set your greatest brains to work on this... You're the people who have worked out how to map almost every inch of the earth from space." Which is to say: "I don't want to talk about the problems or consequences. Just do it."

I Hope Something Can Be Done About Twitter Rape Threats... But the Proposed Solution May Lead to Unintended Consequences

James O'Malley | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Tech
James O'Malley

One suggestion that has picked up momentum is the suggestion that Twitter create a more visible and streamlined 'report abuse' system - in fact, this has become the subject of a growing petition. Whilst I can understand the sincere urge for something to change to stop this horrible abuse, this option in particular does seem as though it could have some unintended consequences.

Microsoft's 'Pop-Up' Warning For Child Porn Online

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

The ease with which child abuse images can be accessed online has long been a source of anger, prompting Microsoft to introduce a "pop-up" warning on ...