UK Technology

Britain's Highest Ever Crane Installed To Finish London's Tallest Building

PA | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK

Britain's highest ever crane is to be put in place at the building site of what will become Europe's tallest building. Builders will ...

DWP Offshoring U-Turn a Pyrrhic Victory for British IT Workers

Mark Hillary | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

It's a week now since technology giant Hewlett Packard (HP) tore up their plan to send 200 IT support jobs for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) offshore to India. Faced with the target of a 40 per cent cut in department costs it seems the DWP was willing to 'offshore' the jobs to a lower cost location, but as the celebrations die down have any jobs really been saved?

Are You At Eurogamer Expo? Here Are The Best Shots (PHOTOS)

Melanie Hick | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Tech

Europe's biggest gaming event, Eurogamer Expo, is on now at Earl's Court. Onlive, the cloud-gaming system, has seen the biggest queues with gamers...

Unconditional SS12 Collection - The Progressive, Trend-Setting Underdog

Nik Thakkar | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Style
Nik Thakkar

London Fashion Week has been in full force this season, and as always, there have been iconic digital advancements, for example Burberry's Twitterwalk...

Japan Gaming Show (PHOTOS)

Melanie Hick | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Tech

Take a look at the 2011 Tokyo Game Show, which has just wrapped up in Tokyo. The show was dominated by Sony's PlayStation Vita, which is due out in 20...

Those Who Hate Facebook today? Give Over Yourself.

Scott Bryan | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Tech
Scott Bryan

Yesterday, Facebook made some changes. Of course I didn't have to tell you that. you've complained about them already.

Facebook F8 Livestream: Watch It Here

Melanie Hick | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Tech

Facebook's f8 developers conference will be streamed live here at 5:30pm Greenwich meantime today, 22nd September 2011. "Read. Watch. Listen." is ...

HTC Explorer Low Cost Smart Phone Leaked

Melanie Hick | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Tech

Pocketnow reports that they have received leaked information about HTC's new Explorer smart phone. The site features a glossy, professional press ...

Arielle Zuckerberg, Mark Zuckerberg's Sister, On Facebook Changes

TNW | Melanie Hick | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Tech

As we prepare for F8 tomorrow, all eyes are on Facebook. Recent changes have included a new subscribe/unsubscribe model, similar to Twitter, smarter f...

iPhone5 October 4 Launch Date?

ZDNet | Melanie Hick | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Tech

Reports are circulating around the media wires this morning that Apple’s new chief executive, Tim Cook, will take to the stage and announce ’somet...

Misty Pink: Nintendo's Christmas Saviour?

T3 | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Tech

Nintendo today laid out a "misty pink"-coloured battle plan to revive its sagging fortunes and crush its rival Sony as the world stumbles towards econ...

Google Plus Open To Public: How To Get Plussed

Melanie Hick | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Tech

After 3 months of beta testing amongst a select number of journalists and techy types, the Google Plus social network has now opened to the general pu...

Angry Birds Nebula (VIDEO)

EOS | Melanie Hick | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Tech

Lambda Centauri Nebula, a cloud of glowing hydrogen and newborn stars in the constellation of Centaurus, has been named the Angry Bird by observers wh...

Windows too l8?

Stephen Canning | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Tech
Stephen Canning

At the launch of Windows 8 Microsoft fired off dozens of announcements and showed off countless features of the new OS. Attendees of the build confere...

WATCH: Planet Earth From Outer Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK

Ever wondered what planet earth looks like from space? Wonder no more, as the International Space Station have released a time-lapsed video showing th...

UK Video Games Charts For Week 37

Dead Island | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Tech

UK Video Games Charts For Week 37, ending Saturday 17 September 2011. Deep Silver's 'Dead Island' retains number one position in the All Formats ...

Now You See Me: A History Of Stealth (PHOTOS)

Getty | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Tech

This week an invisibility cloak tank was the star of an international arms and technology show in London. Invisibility and stealth is not a new idea, ...

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Alan McGee | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK
Alan McGee

The bad side (of the internet) are the freaks. But you know even then they make me laugh with the advent of the keyboard gladiators. I have encountered all types through the online world, but there is one which even by my own weird adventures was the biggest freak I have ever met yet.

Just Say No

Sarah Ebner | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Ebner

Becoming a parent requires you to realise that you are not the only person who matters in the world. You need to think what's best for them, not you. It's not usually the latest gadget, but it might be giving up your time and attention. Surely that's not rocket science.

Frankfurt Motor Show: Citroen Tubik Concept Car

Posted 16.11.2011 | UK Tech

Citroen's latest concept car is one that it says is aiming to make travel fun, but not in the small sports car style that you might expect. Instead...

Bluetooth Speakers: New Bose SoundLink Plus Four Alternatives

Melanie Hick | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Tech

Bluetooth speakers are ideal for the beach, the park or to take to a friend's place for a nice glass of red. Here we look at five of the best, incl...

Twitter Forces Topman to Take T's Off Their Shelves, aka the Effect of Social Complaining.

Alex Thomson | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Tech
Alex Thomson

UK Twitter users today shared their scorn for skinny-jean-pushing Topman's current T-shirt designs that were quoted as being "offensive to women" and "condoning aggressive behavior".

Time Waster In Chief: Angry Birds Costs Business $1.5 Billion

Melanie Hick | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Tech

The world's love of Angry Birds could be costing businesses over $1.5 billion in lost wages, according to an estimate from Alexis Madrigal of the Atla...

Dyson Unveils 'Hot' Fan Heater

The huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Tech

Design company Dyson has revealed its eagerly-awaited new product, a fan heater called the Dyson Hot. Based on the firm’s Air Multiplier fan, th...

Search Engines Must 'Police Piracy'

The Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Tech

Internet service providers and search engines must take responsibility for online piracy, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said as he unveiled new pr...