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Xbox One TV Tuner Review: A Small Device, A Big Upgrade

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 24 October 2014 | UK Tech
The Xbox One TV Tuner is out now for £25. The Xbox One always had ambitions to be more than just a games console. That's why it comes with an HDMI-in port to accept signals from your Sky Box, Apple TV or whatever else, and lets you switch between games...

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets: Starring The Queen, Ukip Calypso And Renée Zellweger

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 24 October 2014 | UK Comedy
It was the week Hurricane Gonzalo hit Britain - and Twitter responded in time-honoured fashion: Some serious damage in Bradford on Avon this morning. We will rebuild. #HurricaneGonzalo pic.twitter.com/FggqFJS3BS— Sarah Evans (@devhops) October 21, 2014 Completely forgot I left...

Brendan Dawes' 'Six Monkeys' Inventions Bring Physical Off Switches To The Digital World

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 24 October 2014 | UK Tech
Sometimes the modern world can get a little overwhelming. Even if you build up the will-power to ignore your email for a few hours, you still know it's waiting there, slowly accumulating, just one smartphone screen press away. So what if you could turn it off from a switch in...

Watch A Bubble Freeze In Mid-Air In 4K

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 24 October 2014 | UK Tech
It's one of those things you never knew you wanted to see until you've seen it, but bubbles freezing in mid-air might just be one of the most mesmerising things we've ever seen. The stunning footage was taken by Sony as part of an advert for its new 4K...

The Queen Sends Her First Tweet. OR DID SHE?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Michael Rundle | 24 October 2014 | UK Tech
The Queen has joined the Twitterati. (UPDATE: OR DID SHE? See below...) Elizabeth II has apparently passed a technological milestone - sending the first royal tweet under her own name to declare a new Science Museum gallery open. Normally a plaque is unveiled to herald the launch of a new...

All The Instagram Photos Ever Stacked In One Clever Animation

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 24 October 2014 | UK Tech
How many Instagram photos do you think there are? More importantly, how many Instagram photos of food do you think there are? Well the fact is it's impossible to give one single number because just in the time its taken you to read this far there will have been thousands...

China Launches First Mission To The Moon And Back

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 24 October 2014 | UK Tech
China has launched its first mission to orbit the Moon and return to Earth. The unmanned experimental craft took off from the Xichang space port in the Sichuan province. China said the probe will go to the Moon, fly once around it and return to Earth. "The first stage of...

Global Incident Map Shows Crises As They Happen

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 24 October 2014 | UK Tech
Ever wanted to feel like Tony Stark monitoring the world for stuff to go and defeat in your robot suit. Now you can. The 'Outbreak' Global Incident Map is a live map that shows deaths, outbreaks and reported cases which could suggest the outbreak of a deadly disease....

Rosetta's Comet Could Be Breaking Up

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 24 October 2014 | UK Tech
Rosetta comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is beginning to show some high levels of activity with increased dust trails spreading to the entire length of the comet. The team who study Rosetta's OSIRIS imaging system discovered the change when they started adjusting the exposure levels of the images taken....

The Magazine 'Angry Twitter' Is For Irate Tweeters Everywhere

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 24 October 2014 | UK Comedy
Thank you, @TechnicallyRon, for summing up the (angry) Twitter experience in one magazine cover... SEE ALSO: This Is Every Single Women's Magazine The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

Dead Heart Is Transplanted Into Living Body

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 24 October 2014 | UK Tech
Doctors at St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney have successfully transplanted dead hearts into living people in what might be one of the technological and medical breakthroughs of the decade. The advanced procedure has now been carried out three times with all three patients reported as a complete...

Mars HI-SEAS Simulation Habitat Is Futuristic, Cool And Roomy

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 24 October 2014 | UK Tech
This could be the first real look at an actual Mars habitat. And as maybe-deep-space-death-traps go, it's pretty spacious: Unfortunately this is not a home actually destined to go to Mars. In fact it is used by the long-term

Incredible Time-Lapse Pictures From The ISS

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 24 October 2014 | UK Tech
While Reid Wiseman can be considered the social butterfly of the International Space Station it's Don Pettit who can take the claim of being the station's official photographer. Using his long-lens SLR the astronaut has taken some of the most incredible pictures of Earth and the stars...

Facebook Launches Anonymous Chat Room App 'Rooms'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 24 October 2014 | UK Tech
Facebook has launched a new app called 'Rooms' which allows you to create anonymous chat rooms and talk about any subject you want. The rooms are invite-only and completely anonymous, the creator of a room can then customise how it looks and even choose a 'like' icon....

Android Wear Just Became A Whole Lot More Useful

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 23 October 2014 | UK Tech
Google has unveiled its first major update to Android Wear, bringing GPS and offline music to your wearable device. This is the first major update that Android Wear has received since its launch just four months ago, and brings existing units with the right hardware in line with...

iPad Mini 3 Review: Putting A Price On Privacy

Thomas Tamblyn | 23 October 2014 | UK Tech
The Apple iPad Mini 3 is available now from Apple. Key Features: Touch ID Fingerprint scanner iOS 8.1 7.9-inch IPS display A7 64-bit processor 7.5mm thin The Verdict: There's almost nothing we can say that hasn't already been said...

Android Wear For iOS Not Ruled Out Hints Google Exec

Thomas Tamblyn | 23 October 2014 | UK Tech
Android Wear product manager Jeff Chang has spoken about the future for Google's wearable operating system hinting that the team hasn't ruled out the idea of making Android Wear iOS compatible. Speaking to the Huffington Post UK, Chang spoke about the team's enthusiasm for reaching a larger...

One In Three Of Us Are Stealing Our Neighbour's WiFi

Thomas Tamblyn | 23 October 2014 | UK Tech
New research has revealed that a staggering one in three people in the UK have admitted to stealing their neighbour's WiFi. What you may find even more worrying is that's just the number of people who have successfully connected, nearly 40 per cent of people admitted to just trying. In...

Facebook Tax 2014 Twitter Reaction: Not Good, Unsurprisingly

Michael Rundle | 23 October 2014 | UK Tech
Facebook isn't having a good day. And to be honest, that's pretty much expected when it's announced that your company paid zero corporation tax (having incurred a charge of just over £3,000 but a £182,000 credit) last year. So when you go looking for the reaction to that...

Ello Gets Investment Backing, But Does Anyone Care About The 'Anti-Facebook' Any More?

Michael Rundle | 23 October 2014 | UK Tech
The so-called 'anti-Facebook- was quite the hit way back in September 2014. But since those heady days, in which it expanded incredibly rapidly despite remaining inite-only, the minimalist social network Ello has arguably stalled - at least in terms of perception. You can sum this up with one...
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