UK Technology

Digital TV Takes a Bow at the Golden Globes

Sandra K. Howe | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Tech
Sandra K. Howe

This year's Golden Globe award winners underscore not only this broadening trend in content consumption, but also the fact that the future of entertainment is on consumers' terms and unconstrained by traditional broadcast models or cinematic paradigms.

Better LTE Than Never: What New Smartphone Tech Can We Expect in 2015?

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

There's still a fair bit of speculation as to what specs devices will be playing host to in 2015. As such, I thought this would be as good a time as any to talk about some of these, along with a few phone predictions for this year.

Would You Take a Ride in a Driverless Car?

Simon Spooner | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Tech
Simon Spooner

The developers of driverless cars are under a great deal of pressure to ensure that systems are completely secure. A hacked car would have the potential to cause massive damage.

An 'app-y' 2015

Baukjen de Swaan Arons | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Tech
Baukjen de Swaan Arons

It wasn't until I was discussing my new walking app followed by my new meditation app with a friend that I realised how 'app-y' my life had become. I'...

Technological Solutions

Martyn Sibley | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

Technology and Science both hold empowering answers. With science we have to be more careful of falling into the cure or eradication trap. But, scientific progress for living healthier and happier with a disability is ok by me.

These Are The 7 Most Intelligent Cities In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A list of the seven most intelligent cities in the world has been revealed - and its (previously unsung) winners come as a pleasant surprise. The I...

'You Will Not Surely Die' - Art, Consciousness and Immortality

Kester Brewin | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kester Brewin

In the face of abundant evidence that we clearly do die and rot and decay, we surmised that a) we must have offended God in our hubris and have been subject to a great 'fall,' but b) there remains in us a spirit that aches to lift back up and rejoin the divine.

Sharing Our Future

Karim Goudiaby | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech
Karim Goudiaby

Despite the fact that the sharing economy is such a basic endeavor that has existed for centuries, many economists, corporate thought leaders, members of the workforce, and consumers themselves, have expressed hesitations regarding this model.

The New Metal That Could Make Your Phone Toilet-Proof

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

University scientists have created a brand new metal that is so water repellent it causes liquid to bounce off it like a ball. The university's opt...

How Google Glass Won

Jamillah Knowles | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech
Jamillah Knowles

Looking from a height at the situation, Google came out with a chorus line show for a product that was not really on the market for anyone other than developers and it inspired a lot of us to realise that 'the future' in a sci-fi sense was almost here.

Facebook vs. Free Speech

Philip Ellis | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech
Philip Ellis

Zuckerberg's support of Charlie Hebdo was questioned during a recent Q&A session in Colombia; specifically, he was asked why he has taken an interest in this specific incident as opposed to other terrorist attacks. "This was specifically about people's freedom of expression and ability to say what they want," he says.

Will our Future of Work, Work?

Jonas Altman | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech
Jonas Altman

Thirty-five years ago this month, Charles Handy envisioned the rise of the portfolio worker. This increasingly popular lifestyle choice favored by many, including myself, has given rise to a thriving creative class.

Now Is a Better Time Than Ever to Be a Female Engineer

Dame Sue Ion | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK
Dame Sue Ion

Engineering is a great and rewarding career for women. I have never experienced discrimination during my career, and in fact, many of my most successful colleagues are women.

Google Glass Is Dead, Long Live Google Glass

Laurie Fitzjohn-Sykes | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Tech
Laurie Fitzjohn-Sykes

Google Glass and other smart glasses are continuing the trend of technological augmentation in the workplace. There may be a lack of 'killer apps' for consumers, but in the workplace smart glasses can already increase productivity.

5 Reasons Why DuckDuckGo May End Google Search Dominance

Colin Morrison | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Tech
Colin Morrison

At a time of rising concern about web security, it is easy to believe the sky's the limit for an agile and privacy-sensitive challenger to Google.

7 Workplace of the Future Predictions for 2015

Tim Stone | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Tech
Tim Stone

With new, more advanced mobile devices giving employees the freedom to work from anywhere, these technologies will continue to reshape the look and feel of the "office." Here are my top seven technology predictions for 2015, that I believe will transform how we work now and in the future.

My Resolution for 2015: To Sleep (and Dream... and Create)

Dr Richard Graham | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Richard Graham

The digital detox, for as long as it can be tolerated (nerves of steel required), always improves the amount and apparent quality of sleep - even for those who do not believe themselves to be addicted.

Brown Faces in Tech Spaces

Damilola Odelola | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Tech
Damilola Odelola

If the industry is dominated by white men - as most very profitable industries are - that automatically means that others have a harder time breaking through and getting some of those riches. Women are already paid less in tech making it harder for them to get a piece of the pie.

Is FOMO Making You Overwhelmed?

Jo Gifford | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Tech
Jo Gifford

In our social lives, we are über aware now of people out there, doing STUFF, having cool cocktails/cronuts/flat whites et al, while you, you saddo loner, are at home in your onesie. *glances around* Just me then?

Men Who Love Selfies Could Be Psychopathic

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Guys, step away from the selfie stick. New research suggests that men who take a bajillion photos of themselves score highly in the psychopath departm...

Ultimate Travel Wishlist 2015

Zahra Razavi | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Now that the festive season is behind us, it's time to start thinking about what we'll get up to in the year to come. One of the first things to consider are travel plans, with many companies already introducing packages and offers for holidays in 2015. Once you've decided where to go, here are my favourite travel gadgets to help you get the most out of your trip...

These Are The Weirdest Gadgets From CES 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Tech

For one week, CES is home to every technological innovation under the sun. The good, the bad and the downright odd. While some companies are unveil...

This Is How to Halt Instant Gratification

Jojo Furnival | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jojo Furnival

Google will provide an answer to pretty much anything, but I'm afraid there are some things that Google just can't help us with. Google can't tell you what you should be doing with your life, or reassure you that you made the right decision yesterday. So, in our fragile, digitally reliant states, we worry. And more and more of us are worrying more of the time.

One Handheld Gaming System To Rule Them All

Alan Boiston | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Tech
Alan Boiston

Gaming while on the go got gamers out of the bedroom and on the move without leaving their games behind.

Silicon Savannah - How Start-ups in Africa are Taking on Some of Humanity's Biggest Challenges

Matthew Hussey | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Tech
Matthew Hussey

The adoption of new technology in and around Silicon Savannah has helped the region leapfrog many of the hurdles faced by Europe and America's digital overhaul. The use of mobile phones for the purchase of goods in Africa is way ahead of other counterparts.