Ola given licence to compete with Uber in London

  Indian ride-hailing app Ola has been granted permission to operate in London, the firm said. Transport for London granted the company a private hire vehicle operating licence, allowing it to compete with...
fun ways to blow 10K

9 Fun and fabulous ways to blow 10K

  Imagine you’ve just had a windfall of £10K and you’re keen to spend the lot on doing something fun and impulsive. Don’t just go out and buy a car or something...
Google maps

Google Maps adds crowdedness predictions for public transport

  Google is introducing a new feature to its Maps app that will help commuters hoping to avoid packed trains and buses during rush hour. Crowdedness predictions, which work out how busy trains,...
Boeing flying taxi

Boeing to work on flying taxis with US firm Kitty Hawk

  Aerospace firm Boeing has announced plans to work on self-flying taxis with an American start-up backed by Google co-founder Larry Page. The company will collaborate with Kitty Hawk on future efforts to...
Solar car

Solar car unveiled by Dutch start-up company

  A Dutch start-up has unveiled what it claims is the world’s first long-range solar car, which the company claims has a range of 450 miles (725km) on a single charge. The Lightyear...
SpaceX launch

SpaceX launches rocket with 24 satellites

  SpaceX has launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites. The rocket is also carrying a deep space atomic clock, a solar sail, clean and green fuel, and even human ashes.
Virgin app

Virgin app to help rail passengers when services cancelled

  Virgin Trains claims their new app will give customers and staff more accurate information when services are delayed and cancelled. The Back on Track app connects its teams on the front line...
Heathrow Laptops and liquids

Passengers could soon keep liquids and laptops inside cabin baggage at Heathrow

Passengers at Heathrow could keep liquids and laptops inside their hand luggage when passing through security once new scanners have been installed. The west London airport announced that it is investing £50...
pilotless planes

Pilotless planes unlikely to take off

You may recall we wrote about pilotless planes on our blog last year and the reaction to the prospect of taking a flight sans pilot wasn't exactly welcomed by the majority....
world's longest flight

World’s longest flight to be launched

Don't take the the world's longest flight if you're easily bored. Passengers will fly non-stop between New York and Singapore, covering a distance of around 9,500 miles and spend almost a...

Self-cleaning plane seats could soon be a thing

Fears of flying in a microbe-infested airplane seat for hours at a time may soon be over according to an aircraft seating manufacturer. The self-cleaning plane seats featuring anti-bacterial fabric will...

Best Tablets for Travel

Part of my job involves travelling around the world reporting on the latest bleeding edge technology. It sounds glamorous, but in reality, it involves a lot of hours in economy class...

Best tech for long-haul flights

Looking to kill time on your night long haul flight, fed up of waiting in the airport with a newspaper or watching the on-board movies through a 7” low-resolution screen? Well,...

The Solar-Powered Commuter Pod

  Fed up of being stuck in a traffic jam or cramped on a rusty little train for you workday commute?  Well the morning commute in a car or bus could be...

Bitcoin to Baht, The Digital Currency Converter

Anyone who’s tried to send money via an International transfer will know the traumatic, slow and costly process you have to undergo. In an age of instant transactions, for some reason money...

DIY Electric Bike

Electric bicycles are fast, fun and a damn site better for the environment than a car, however they are pretty pricey. So if you don’t fancy shelling out over £1000 for a battery...

The Best Portable Travel Speakers

  The season of holidays, travelling and camping is upon us and what better way to enjoy it than with a bit of music? But without carting around your HiFi, what are your...

Bring your own device

After years of airlines upgrading their In-cabin entertainment, some sectors of the aviation industry have taken their first steps away from personal entertainment systems. The rise of WiFi and Smart devices has...
Travel Safe with your gadgets

Keeping Gadgets Secure on Holiday

The average British holidaymaker packs £700 worth of electronics in their suitcase and hand luggage, according to research from LV=. It’s easy to get paranoid when you’re carrying around gadgets such...
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Running with Google Glass

Last Saturday, I took the Google Glasses to the local 5k Parkrun event in Doncaster. While this wasn’t my first visit, I am not a expert runner, so it probably wasn't...