walking dead rollercoaster

Walking Dead rollercoaster screams will charge mobile phones

The new Walking Dead rollercoaster at Thorpe Park will include technology that collects energy from the ride’s vibrations and screams of guests, converting it into battery life to charge smartphones. Train carriages...
citytree bench

CityTree bench absorbs pollution

The unique CityTree bench is being tested in London after successful launches in Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam and Oslo. Comprising a regular seat and a vertical garden, the CityTree bench takes up...
smart tv screen

Where can I buy a smart TV?

The days when we used televisions to only view terrestrial channels are long gone. Nowadays we have satellite services and hook up our laptop to watch on-demand programming. Most of us...
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Great new mice from CHERRY

CHERRY Gentix Silent A mouse to decrease office noise levels and is the perfect accompaniment for the Stream 3.0 keyboard. An elegant, ergonomic mouse for quiet work environments CHERRY, the specialist for computer input...
hp printer security

HP fixes printer security

Businesses are under attack. Malicious hackers target businesses of all sizes and types. You will be aware of this. You’ve probably taken measures to secure your network. But did you know...
personal on demand tv

Personal on demand TV

The arrival of high-speed broadband has forever changed our relationship with television. Is personal on demand TV the future? The BBC nailed personal on demand TV years ago - sort of Imagine a...
lasers and driverless cars

How lasers could help driverless cars see around corners

Laser technology that could help autonomous cars of the future spot obstacles hidden around corners has been developed by researchers at Stanford University. The team of researchers from the US university’s Computation...
emojis dictionary

Emojis dictionary tells you what they all mean

In the emojis dictionary each is given a definition, history and examples of use. One of the world’s largest online dictionaries has added definitions for emoji, the first official dictionary to do...
flying car on sale

Meet the flying car that’s set to go on sale next year

The Pal-V Liberty flying car has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. And you can buy one soon. A flying car claiming to be the world’s first production model of its...
smartphones and the environment

Smartphones and the environment

Smartphones and the environment aren't something we usually think of together. But new research suggests mobile phones are the most damaging of all tech devices. Smartphones and data centres are damaging to...
ice hole

Drop ice down a hole in Antarctica and something amazing happens

A fascinating video of ice being dropped 90 metres into an Antarctic glacier has been shared thousands of times on Twitter – and it’s sure to appeal to your inner child. Climate...
connecting smartphones and cars

Connecting smartphones and cars

Ford is rolling out handsfree, in-car support for mobile navigation app Waze in April as they go about connecting smartphones and cars. Connecting smartphones and cars today can help make autonomous cars...
seed vault in norway

Doomsday seed vault gets an upgrade

Norway will spend around £9.1 million on updating its seed vault which is stationed in a remote arctic archipelago. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, which holds around 900,000 seed samples in case...
text stats

Text stats reveal Brits receive over 90 messages a day

Want some text stats? How about this one? The average Briton receives 33,800 mobile phone messages and alerts a year, a survey suggests. Mobile phone users receive 427% more messages and notifications...
zebra fuel app

Zebra fuel app can fill your car with diesel at home

The Zebra Fuel app is trying to bring on-demand fuel delivery to the mainstream. A new app is introducing the idea of on-demand fuel delivery in London, looking to end the...
fofo quiz app

A new FOFO quiz app helps users beat fear of finding out bad news...

The Crush Your FOFO quiz app wants to end delayed medical appointments over fear of receiving bad news. The new app has been launched to help patients get past a ‘fear...
leaked ios source code

Leaked iOS source code

The leaked iOS source code had appeared on open source site GitHub. Apple has played down fears that leaked iOS source code from an old version of its operating system could compromise...
vehicle to grid power

Vehicle to grid power projects get £30 million Government funding boost

Funding will support 21 vehicle to grid projects which aim to unlock the potential for electric vehicles to deliver power back to the National Grid from their batteries. Schemes which allow electric...
wearable mri scanners

New wearable MRI scanners could read your thoughts

These wearable MRI scanners can scan the brain and could also help diagnose cancer and other diseases. A new wearable device could revolutionise the diagnosis of brain tumours and heart disease –...
common email scams

Common email scams – don’t fall for these

Unfortunately our inbox has become a minefield. There is so much clutter, spam and scams sent every day it's sometimes easy to drop your guard. But here are four common email...