UK Technology

GoogleMaps Used To Chart Typhoid In Nepal

The Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Tech

Google's mapping technology, GoogleMaps, is great for finding the best route home or the location of a shop or restaurant. Now it's being used to ...

'One In Five' May Dump BlackBerry Following Blackout

PA | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Tech

One in five BlackBerry phone users are considering switching to another supplier because of the service problems which hit millions of people this wee...

Toro Rosso Makes IT Work

Todd McCandless | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK
Todd McCandless

Dawn of a new era Formula One is a sophisticated sport. The amount of resources poured generously into the operations of most teams is staggering. ...

Formula One Race Technology Could Help Beat Traffic Jams

Melanie Hick | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Tech

Formula One racing technology could be used to beat traffic jams and make airports run more smoothly, Geoff McGrath, Managing Director McClaren Applie...

BlackBerry Service Restored Says RIM

Melanie Hick | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Tech


The Wider Implications of the Blackberry Outage

Iain Anderson | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Politics
Iain Anderson

I first got my BlackBerry in 2004 and it changed my life. From then on I have been always ON. The kind of emotionally nourishing break from the world of work we used to crave on our evenings, weekends and holidays just went out the window.

BlackBerry Balls Up: BBM, Wi-Fi And Phone Network Down For Second Day

Melanie Hick | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK Tech

The BlackBerry/RIM network was down again this afternoon for the second day running and angry customers turned to Twitter to vent their rage, as RIM p...

New Facebook iPad App Released, Finally

Melanie Hick | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK Tech

Facebook has released its first iPad App, more than a year after the Apple tablet was first released, with mixed reviews from users. The free app h...

Apple Store In London Robbed By Masked Motorcycle Gang

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK

The Apple Store in Covent Garden, London, has been robbed by a masked motorcycle gang, police have said. A group of around seven moped and motorcyc...

The Young Report: Manners on the Slide?

William Hanson | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
William Hanson

A report out today by The Young Foundation suggests that we Britons are not as rude as some people may think we are, but yet when we see a lack of civility and respect our manners quickly slide and situations can escalate 'frighteningly fast'.

Lara Croft Leads V&A's 2012 Exhibition Of British Design

Melanie Hick | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Tech

Lara Croft, the Jaguar E-type, an LED dress and Concorde will star in the Victoria and Albert Museum's exhibition of British design, which will launch...

Foursquare Set To Open London

The Drum | Melanie Hick | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Tech

Foursquare is set to open a UK office. The social media outfit is expected to open a London office by the end of the year in an effort to develop bett...

iPhone 4S Best UK Plans

Melanie Hick | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Tech

Following the release of the new Apple iPhone 4S two days ago, Apple fans have been hanging out for pricing. The carriers are now releasing their pric...

Death Reveals Jobs as a Giant, and Apple as Vulnerable

Patrick Garratt | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Tech
Patrick Garratt

While it's right to remember Jobs' life and legacy, what matters is understanding what this giant brought to the modern world. His true success was in transforming pure capitalism into a force that touched people's lives and changed them for what they perceived to be the better.

Dial H For Hot: Daisy Lowe Models New Sony Ericsson Phone

Melanie Hick | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Tech

Apparently there are phones other than the iPhone, according to these photos of model Daisy Lowe. While we might normally run a close-up photo of ...

Apple Finds The Price Of Disappointment Is $2 Billion

Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

Apple saw $2.07 billion (£1.3 billion) wiped off its share price after disappointing markets with the release of the iPhone 4S on Tuesday. Analysts a...

Nobel Physics Prize Goes To Project About Entire Universe

Melanie Hick | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech

The 2011 Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to a project that looks at the biggest subject imaginable - the entire universe. One half of the ...

Live Blog: Apple iPhone 5 Launch

Melanie Hick | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech

We're live blogging from Apple's London flagship store from 6pm this evening for the company's highly anticipated announcement. Live updates will ...

Hate Apple? Top 5 iPhone 4S Alternatives

Melanie Hick | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Tech

Are you excited about the imminent announcement of Apple's new iPhone? Yes? Brilliant, let us know how your phone goes when you get it. If you're l...

Amazon Kindle Fire: Meet The New iPad Alternative

Melanie Hick | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Tech

Amazon today announced the new Kindle Fire which promises to go head to head with the market-dominating tablet, Apple's iPad. The Amazon Kindle Fi...

The Future Is Digital: High Street Shopping Becoming Obsolete?

Melanie Hick | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Tech

More than 50% of all non-food transactions will be influenced by the web within 10 years while a third of retail space will be obsolete, a new survey ...

BAE Confirms 2,942 Job Cuts At Plants Across UK

Posted 26.11.2011 | UK

Defence giant BAE Systems has confirmed 2,942 job cuts at its plants across the UK after days of speculation. The job losses will mainly hit the c...

Missing For 2000 Years, Dead Sea Scrolls Now Online (VIDEO)

Melanie Hick | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Tech

The Dead Sea Scrolls, once missing for 2000 years, are now available online in high resolution thanks to Google and the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. The ...

Stalkbook: Facebook Tracks Your Movements When You're Logged Out

The Age | Melanie Hick | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Tech

An Australian technologist has caused a global stir after discovering Facebook tracks the websites its users visit even when they are logged out of th...

Surround Sound On Any TV: New Bose Soundsystem

Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Tech

Bose just announced two soundbar systems for home theaters, the Lifestyle 135 System and CineMate 1 SR System. The devices use a single bar to emit wh...