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...
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Human powered gadgets could be the future of technology

Apparently the human body is an abundant source of energy. So why wouldn't we develop human powered gadgets? Our body could power our gadgets in the future. At least that’s what new...
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Roadster in space

Astronomers have observed Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster in space. Images show a tiny dot moving among the stars. Astronomers have observed Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster travelling through space using a telescope in...
bbc earth vr app

BBC Earth VR app launched for Google’s Daydream Virtual reality platform

Android users with Daydream-compatible smartphones and a Daydream View headset will be able to play the BBC Earth VR app for free. The BBC has launched a free virtual reality app on...
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...
facebook and the older generation

Is Facebook becoming the social network for the older generation?

Research for eMarketer found that those under 24 were using the site less. But no worries the older generation are picking up the slack. Younger social media users are leaving Facebook, with...
mobile fingerprint scanners

New mobile fingerprint scanners lets police identify suspects in under a minute

Mobile fingerprint scanners connected to smartphones allow officers instant access to police and immigration databases. New mobile fingerprint scanners will allow police to identify a potential suspect in under a minute at...
bbc reality app

BBC reality app for new Civilisations show

New BBC reality app Civilisations AR will enable users to explore ancient artefacts based around the UK. The BBC has launched its first augmented reality (AR) app to coincide with a...
the race to space

The race to space – four firms that could launch humans into space

The race to space is far from over despite the launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy. Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin and Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic are building rockets to ferry space...
new emojis

Unicode announces 157 new emojis

You’ll be able to send mangoes, swans and feet later this year when the new emojis are released. The gatekeepers of emoji, the Unicode Consortium, have just published their new emoji list...
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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 –...

Kids positive about social media

A survey for Safer Internet Day found that 68% of youngsters aged eight to 17 said chatting to friends online cheers them up. Children are more likely to have a positive than...
spacex test flight

SpaceX test flight with a sports car – updated with launch video

The first SpaceX test flight featuring the Falcon Heavy rocket included an unusual cargo when it blasted off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Centre. The Heavy is equipped with three boosters and 27...
apple profits increase

Apple profits increase despite fall in iPhone sales

The numbers make your head spin but Apple profits increase to a record quarterly figure of £14 billion. The reported record revenues and profit for the last three months come despite a...
google

Google is changing the way you see tech

From “OK Google” to “Hey Siri”… there’s a revolution under way in how we use our computers, and even what we consider to be a computer. For technology giant Google, it’s...
facebook bans crypto-currency ads

Facebook bans crypto-currency ads

Politicians around the world are considering options to force Facebook and other networks to protect users from scams and fraudulent advertising. The social media giant has already taken steps by removing...
motion sickness glasses

Motion sickness glasses

Do you get ill when travelling? Motion sickness glasses could be the answer. Of course there is a but.....they are for passengers in self-driving cars. A team from the University of Michigan...
apple software update

Apple software update confirmed

The next Apple software update (iOS 11.3) will enable users to switch the power performance tool off when it is released in the spring. Apple has confirmed its next iPhone software...
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Finding hidden alien life

The possibility of finding hidden alien life is something we are all fascinated by. Now a new approach to spotting alien biology at work could increase the chances of finding life...