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Who's Downloading What? UK App Store Charts

Melanie Hick | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Tech

Want to know which apps you should be downloading each week? Every Wednesday we'll bring you the top five iPhone and iPad apps for the UK. The res...

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Soyuz Astronauts Land in Kazakhstan - PHOTOS

HuffingtonPost.com | Melanie Hick | Posted 23.01.2012 | UK Tech

The Soyuz astronauts have finally come back to earth after their 167 day stint on the international space station. Mike Fossum, Satoshi Furukawa a...

Once In A Blue, Red, Yellow, Green 3D Moon

Melanie Hick | Posted 23.01.2012 | UK Tech

This strikingly colourful 3D image of the moon has dramatically changed how scientists interpret the moon's surface. This Nasa image shows the trou...

Microsoft's Seven Tips To Avoid Phishing

Melanie Hick | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK Tech

With thousands of Xbox Live gamers tricked out of hundreds of pounds by organised criminals recently, it's time to check your online safety. While...

Stanislaw Lem Google Doodle - Do This For A Surprise Ending

Melanie Hick | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK Tech

Google's doodle of the day is one of the most complex and engaging yet. The animated robot that stars in the doodle features a maths puzzle on his...

What Has A Face, No Arms, And Keeps A Look Out?

Melanie Hick | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK Tech

What has a face, no arms, and keeps a look out? A poorly constructed Dad joke for one, and an new armless, faceless watch developed by a British Unive...

Six Cracking Christmas Cameras

Melanie Hick | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK Tech

Gold, frankincense and DSLRs were what the three wise men brought one carpenter's wife's son a few years back*. Since those olden times, a camera h...

Can Science And Tech Be Art? This Exhibition Says Yes. Probably. - PHOTOS

Melanie Hick | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Tech

Pop-up is quite the on-trend term, and it's not limited to hot fashion stores that appear for short amounts of time in London's swankiest shopping str...

Xbox Players: Have You Been Hacked?

Melanie Hick | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Tech

British Xbox gamers have had their private details hacked, according to a report in The Sun. Gamers report figures of between £100 and £200 bein...

WATCH - Arthur Christmas Heads To Nasa

Melanie Hick | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK Tech

Did you ever wonder which gadgets and everyday items come from NASA technology? Of course you have. In this collab between Nasa, The Smithsonian c...

Mars Mission Ready To Launch

Melanie Hick | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Tech

Life on Mars. Can it, does it exist? Nasa aims to find out with the latest rover mission set to launch this week. The one-ton rover Curiosity, wi...

Amazon Kindle Fire Review Round-Up

Melanie Hick | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Tech

The iPad rival, Amazon Kindle Fire, has been out for just under a week, and the reviews are flowing. Is it the tablet that will kill Apple's omnipoten...

123456: Worst Online Passwords 2011

Melanie Hick | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Tech

What's the worst password of 2011? Twitter says "kimswedding". Too short and not strong enough, badabing. Apologies for the social media-sourced j...

The Most Creative, Inspirational Apps And Gadgets

Melanie Hick | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Tech

The winter months are now very much upon us, the halls are being decked and mince pies are an acceptable breakfast substitute. It is now the seaso...

It's Life, But Not As You Know It

Melanie Hick | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Tech

This is life, but not as you've seen it before. This strange underwater creature with two curved "Mickey Mouse ears" has won the 2011 Olympus BioScape...

Is This The World's Lightest Material?

Melanie Hick | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Tech

The world's lightest material can rest on a dandelion, and weighs less than polystyrene or a marshmallow. The incredible invention is revealed in ...

Robots Take Over Science Museum

Melanie Hick | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Tech

Reading this on the way to work? Imagine if you could get a robot to go in to the office for you, just like this guy did. The Science Museum is sho...

WATCH: Who Hates iPhone? Pug Hates iPhone!

Melanie Hick | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Tech

Relax your mind and enjoy the foolhardiness of this here pug dog, who HATES the iPhone. The short-tempered pug gets furious when his owner flicks ...

Louis Daguerre: Google Doodle Of The Day

Melanie Hick | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Tech

Google's doodle of the day today honours Daguerreotype invetor, Louis Daguerre. Daguerreotypes were the first commercially-available photography. ...

Louis Daguerre: Google Doodle Of The Day

Melanie Hick | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Tech

Google's doodle of the day today honours Daguerreotype invetor, Louis Daguerre. Daguerreotypes were the first commercially-available photography. ...

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Huge Mobile Data Bills A Major Problem - Ombudsman

HuffingtonPost.com | Melanie Hick | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Tech

Ever been stung by an outlandish mobile data bill? You could be out and about and hit "yes" to your app updates. Suddenly you've broken your "unlimite...

Was Einstein Wrong About Speed Of Light? New Neutrino Experiment Says Yes

Melanie Hick | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Tech

It turns out Einstein, generally accepted to be a by-word for genius, was wrong about the speed of light, according to a new experiment. The Teleg...

WATCH - Mars Sand Dunes On The Move

Melanie Hick | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Tech

The sands of Mars are on the move and we have the gifs to prove it. Yes, we bring you the gift of gifs from Mars. Captured here in high-contrast b...

2012 Cyber Security Warnings: Online Identity More Valuable Than Credit Cards

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK Tech

A web security firm say your social media profile could be more valuable to than your credit card to cyber thieves in 2012. Websense released thei...

BT Could Ban Pirate Bay

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Tech

UK arts lobby groups have demanded BT block access to the BitTorrent file sharing website, The Pirate Bay....