UK Technology

iCensorship: Apple Bans Anti-iPhone Game App

Molleindustria | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Tech

We have written before about Apple's censorship of iPhone apps. Now the company is at it again, removing a game called Phone Story from its App Store,...

Where Did I Park It Again? Invisible Tank Stars At London Weapons Show (VIDEO)

Melanie Hick | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Tech

A tank that hides in front of your eyes is the star of the show at Defence and Security Equipment International, the arms and technology show on now a...

HTC Dr Dre Sensation Phone

Melanie Hick | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Tech

HTC has announced the release of the new HTC Sensation XE smart phone collaboration with Dr Dre's company, Beats Audio. HTC as it turns out, needs a ...

Google Launches E-business Scheme

PA | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Tech

Internet giant Google is to throw its worldwide weight behind a scheme to help small businesses. The search engine's UK arm is unveiling a scheme i...

The Cardboard Vacuum Cleaner

Melanie Hick | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Tech

James Dyson is set to announce a new technology on Wednesday, 14th of September. Could it be a sustainable cardboard vacuum cleaner to rival this new ...

UK iPhone 5: Launch Date Leak

Melanie Hick | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Tech

October 21 is the date to mark in your diary after the launch date for the new iPhone 5 was leaked by mobile network o2, according to KnowYourMobile. ...

Can Technology Engage and Improve Boys Literacy?

Rachel McClary | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Rachel McClary

Children are growing up in an increasingly technological world. Think back to how much has changed in the last 10 years and we can not possibly imagine what life will be like for our youngest children by the time they leave school.

Spyder-pig: Big Snouted Electric Audi Unveiled

Melanie Hick | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Tech

Audi has unveiled the Urban Concept, a two-seat tandem electric city car characterised by open wheels and a huge, gaping grille....

OFCOM Bans Tricky Broadband Contracts

Melanie Hick | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Tech

Ofcom has banned rollover contracts, which currently tie landline and broadband customers into repeated minimum contract periods unless they opt out. ...

New Nintendo Games Skyward Sword,

Nintendo | Melanie Hick | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Tech

Well it all just hit us all now! Nintendo's much-anticipated 3DS Conference just come to a conclusion. It was closed to foreign press meaning only Jap...

Hetero Grindr App Blendr Launches

Melanie Hick | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Tech

If the voiceover doesn't woo you, the opportunity to casually hook up for a game of cricket with new mates using the new Blendr app for heterosexuals ...

Harnessing the Power of the Stars

Dr David Whitehouse | Posted 11.11.2011 | UK Tech
Dr David Whitehouse

The UK is to cooperate with a US project to develop nuclear fusion - the energy that makes the stars shine. If fusion works it will change everything giving us plentiful energy from a limitless fuel, and a world free from the geopolitics of oil and carbon pollution.

Nerdy Day Trips Made Me What I Am

Melanie Hick | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Tech
Melanie Hick

Ben Goldacre has just launched Nerdydaytrips.com. These knowledge-oriented trips to old stones, new museums and weird buildings from childhood until now have made me the trivia-filled supernerd I am today.

Gadget Sniffs Out Earthquake, Terrorist Attack Survivors

melanie hick | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Tech

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Trapped sniffer device trapped victims Sweat and breath could be used to find buried victims of earthquakes and terrorist attacks...

Nautilus: The Computer That Predicts The Future

Melanie HIck | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Tech

Hey, wouldn't it be great if we had a supercomputer that could predict the future? By "we", incidentally, I mean "we" as in "the human race", not "we"...

Smart Bomb To Detonate Cancer

PA | Melanie Hick | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Tech

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A "smart bomb" with the potential to destroy solid cancers of all kinds could be tested on patients within two years. The drug...

Ben Goldacre Launches Nerdy Daytrips Website

Melanie Hick | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Tech

Jargon-busting Bad Science columnist Ben Goldacre has launched a new travel resource featuring short trips with a sciencey, or just plain nerdy, bent....

Tumblr Now Bigger Than Wordpress

Melanie Hick | Posted 11.11.2011 | UK Tech

This time last year, we compared the growth of the two leading light blogging services: Tumblr and Posterous. The conclusion was that Tumblr had all b...

The Evolution Of The Computer (PHOTOS)

Melanie Hick | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Tech

Computers. They're tiny, and they're everywhere and now even dogs can used them. But that wasn't always the case. These ever-shrinking machines used t...

Osborne and Gove Must Fuse the Link Between the Economy and Education

James Dyson | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Tech
James Dyson

While Osborne calls for a 'march of the makers', Gove considers dropping Design and Technology - the font of modern making - from the national curriculum. Inspirational design and technology lessons nurture problem solvers - people with the good ideas to be developed and exported.

HP Touchpads Back On Sale In UK

Melanie Hick | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Tech

The HP Touchpad made a surprise return to UK stores today, after a firesale that saw all of the 16gb models sold-out in August. PC World re-introd...

Take a Load Off: Wearable Aerial Lightens Soliders' Kit

Melanie Hick | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Tech

A wearable body antenna that can broadcast directly from soldiers' uniforms could give troops an advantage in the battlefield and be used by emergency...

Worldwide Clampdown on Technology as Business Overreacts to High Profile Data Breaches

Andrew Wyatt | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Tech
Andrew Wyatt

This week saw the release of Clearswift's annual WorkLifeWeb research, a study examining attitudes to social media and personal technology in today's workplace.

UK Charity: Dissolve UK Tech Education System

PA | Melanie Hick | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Tech

Eric Schmidt was right when he said UK tech and science education is failing to produce well-rounded, adaptable graduates, according to one UK educati...

Tech Industry Needs Female Quotas Now

Sue Black | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Tech
Sue Black

A recent 'Women and Work' survey of three thousand women by Marie Claire magazine and Everywoman found that sexism is still rife in the workplace and that women believe they are disadvantaged compared to men when it comes to pay, promotion and age.