UK Technology

Techno Heaven or Hell?

Wendy Wason | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK Comedy
Wendy Wason

When we sit down at the end of the day to snuggle on the sofa after the kids have gone to bed, I might have a look at Twitter or Facebook. When Mr Wendy does this, it p*sses me off royally. Is my company not enough? Do you need to be talking to your 500 friends or 300 followers? Really?

Why You're Not Bad With Technology - You Were Sold Short

Colette Mason | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Tech
Colette Mason

In the bad old days of computing, in the 80s and 90s in particular, many, many software programs were written by developers who excelled at IT, were very nerdy, not commercially minded and got the product finished and out of the door. It usually was shipped to the customer with a massive thick doorstep of a manual that made you feel it could solve any stumbling block you threw at it - except it didn't. Ever.

8 Great Google Tricks and Timewasters

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech

Googleists recently enjoyed a jolly good timewaster in the form of "do a barrel roll", flipping their search results in an amusing tumble. Google's en...

One In Three Young People Cyberbullied By Abusive Emails, Texts Or Prank Calls

PA | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

More than a third of young people have been affected by cyberbullying, but many do not tell anyone, research suggests. The new study also reveals f...

WATCH: Skyrim: The Elder Scrolls V Trailer

Melanie Hick | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

This is no Jaberwocky, fearful gamers. This is the trailer for Skyrim: The Elder Scrolls V, the game that's released on the ominous date 11.11.11. Yes...

Melanie Hick

Women Of The Future Awards: Are These Women The Future Of Science And Technology? | Melanie Hick | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Tech

Could an 18-year-old who discovered two asteroids and a doctor who found bacteria can power cars be the future of women in technology? The Women of th...

Adobe Kills Flash: Apple Gets The Last Laugh

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Tech

Adobe is killing off flash for mobile browsers, according to a leaked announcement. The company will instead focus on HTML5 development, which enab...

Lost In Space? Russian Mars Mission Veers Off Course Straight After Take-Off

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Tech

A Russian space probe sent to collect rock and dust from a Martian moon has veered off course within minutes of starting its 33 month mission. The ...

(WATCH) Internet Week Europe Livestream

Melanie Hick | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Tech

Internet Week Europe is rammed full of technology and ideas-based seminars, talks and debates. Save yourself the leg work and tune in to the livestrea...

(WATCH) Internet Week Europe Livestream

Melanie Hick | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Tech

Internet Week Europe is rammed full of technology and ideas-based seminars, talks and debates. Save yourself the leg work and tune in to the livestrea...

(VIDEO) Asteroid Watch: New Photos As It Passes Earth

Melanie Hick | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Tech

The asteroid 2005 YU55 passes earth today, and here's its latest close-up. It's a little blurry, but you'd look blurry too if we took your photo from ...

(WATCH) Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Trailer

Melanie Hick | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Tech

The game you've been waiting for, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, arrives at one minute past midnight November 8, on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. Expecte...

Deep Sea Mission To Examine Over-Fishing

PRESS ASSOCIATION | Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Tech

Scientists are to explore underwater mountains in an expedition to study species on the seabed and understand the impacts of deep sea fishing on wildl...

Ed Vaizey To Launch Internet Week Europe Next Week

Melanie Hick | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Tech

Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries will launch Internet Week Europe next week at The Hospital Club in central...

Revealed: Why Fingernails Down A Blackboard Sound So Awful

daily mail | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Tech

Listening to the noise of fingernails down a blackboard is near-intolerable for many people. Now researchers have analysed why it is we find the so...

Grand Theft Auto 5 Trailer Released: GTA Returns To San Andreas

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Tech

Rockstar Games has released the first trailer for Grand Theft Auto 5, the follow-up to one of the biggest-selling games in history. Set in San Andr...

Technology Reveals Lost Words In David Livingstone's 140-Year-Old Diary

PA | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK

A faded 140-year-old diary written by explorer David Livingstone has been made legible again with the help of modern technology. Scientists used sp...

Has Nokia turned the corner? Is a new range of handsets and a new operating system enough to reverse the mobile maker's slide?

Matthew Hussey | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Tech
Matthew Hussey

In London today, a glimmer of silver appeared in the lining of the enormous raincloud that has sat above the Finnish firm's headquarters in Espoo. The first fruits of the Nokia/Microsoft partnership arrived in the form of the Lumia 800 and 710. And they're not bad.

Melanie Hick

Best UK Websites: Inaugural Lovie Awards Announced | Melanie Hick | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Tech

The best websites and digital work in the UK and Europe have been revealed as the winners of the first ever Lovie Awards were announced today in Londo...

Wish You Could Wear Your Slanket to Work This Winter? Keep It Stylish With HotSquash

Sarah McGiven | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Keeping warm and looking good are often mutually exclusive ideals, especially if you don't do layering. I know an alarming number of stylish women with unquestionable taste levels who sit in their coats in draughty offices and, at home, are no strangers to the Slanket.

Netflix To Launch In UK

Melanie Hick | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK Tech

Unlimited streamed TV and film for £5 a month will land in the UK after Christmas, as Netflix hits our shores. Available on 700 devices including...

Global Computer Virus Hides In Photos Of Gaddafi's Death

Melanie Hick | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Tech

A global computer virus that hides in an email about Gaddafi's death has been detected by internet security firm Sophos. The malware was caught in its...

Chinese UK Takeover? Huawei Creates 500 UK Jobs, Launches Smart Phone

Melanie Hick | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Tech

Chinese telecommunications company, Huawei, is to launch a new smart phone and create 500 UK jobs to help its digital innovation centre to secure its ...

Steve Jobs Working On Apple's Latest Product Day Before He Died | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Tech

Apple partner Masayoshi Son, CEO of Softbank, recently recounted an anecdote that appears to confirm this speculation....

Facebook Refuses To Remove Page That Makes A Joke Of Rape

Telegraph | Melanie Hick | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK Tech

A shadowy network of “cyber-anarchists” has been linked to a proliferation of controversial “rape pages” on Facebook that are drawing millions...