What are the trends for 2018? Bitcoin value rises further, robo-pop, flying taxis and a cryogenic Queen?

What are the key trends for 2018? What does the year ahead hold, given all the industry upheavals, and complex social, economic, and political forces looming on the horizon? Fast Future give us their opinions... Here are 10 developments we might see emerging in 2018 and how they might play out over the next five…

The UK Top 10 video games chart: Call of Duty Advanced Warfare retains top spot

[nextpage title="Next"] 2015 gets under way with an unchanged Top Three, meaning Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has now achieved six weeks at No.1, one more week than predecessor Ghosts. Grand Theft Auto V is not far behind at No.2, staying ahead of FIFA 15 at No.3. Ubisoft’s top sellers Far Cry 4 and Assassin’s…

The UK Top 10 video games chart: Call of Duty Advanced Warfare ends the year at the top

[nextpage title="Next"] Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare signs off the year in style, taking its fifth No.1 crown since launch. Grand Theft Auto V continues to deliver strong sales climbing to No.2 after four weeks in third place. FIFA 15 is relegated to No.3, which means that for the first time since 2009 a FIFA…

The UK Top 10 video games chart: GTA V steals the lead

[nextpage title="Next"] This week sees the return of Rockstar and Take 2 to the No.1 spot thanks to Grand Theft Auto V. Even before this week, the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of this game held the record for highest-grossing game in a week (£94m total UK estimate – week 38, 2013) and also the…

Top 10 Gadget Christmas Gifts for Her

[nextpage title="Next"] As Christmas continues to hurtle toward us, it's time to think about what to buy for the lady in your life. Forget the old reliable standby of pyjamas or a handbag - what your wife/girlfriend/daughter/mother/sister/aunty/secret lover really wants (and needs) is the latest gadget to make her day-to-day life that little bit easier…

The UK top 10 video games chart: Call of Duty defends its position

[nextpage title="Next"] Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has successfully defended its position at the top of the chart, despite a fall in sales of 77% and strong competition from new contenders Assassin’s Creed: Unity and Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Ubisoft’s highly anticipated Assassin’s Creed sequel has to settle for second place, missing out on…

The UK top 10 video games chart: Call of Duty advances straight to the front

[nextpage title="Next"] EA’s six-week run with FIFA 15 is over as Activision Blizzard take the top spot with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. The latest in the series convincingly beats the week one number of 2013’s Call of Duty: Ghosts despite being the fifth-biggest launch in the Call of Duty series as a whole. By…

Top 10 kids’ toys and gadgets for Christmas 2014

[nextpage title="Next"] The hardest people to buy for at Christmas are the kids. Not because you can't work out what to get them, but because there is TOO much choice. With the help of the UK Toy Retailers Association and its annual DreamToys show, here (in no particular order) are what we think will be…