Autonomous race car, Robocar, attempts Goodwood Hill Climb

It's been completed by several F1 drivers, including David Coulthard, but now the famous Goodwood Hill Climb is set to be undertaken for the very first time by a fully autonomous race car.  Designed by Daniel Simon, the automotive futurist best known for his work in Hollywood films such as Oblivion and Tron, Robocar will…

Top 12 tips for surviving summer driving

Most Brits love nothing more than basking in the sunshine, and according to reports, Britain is about to hit a heatwave, as tropical air from the Atlantic Azores islands engulf the nation over the next 10 days. This will affect us all, but for those planning road trips it’s essential to be prepared. Drivers need to…

ARCHOS unveils ‘Hello Connect’ smart home platform with Tuya Smart

French consumer electronics company ARCHOS has formed a partnership with global AI/IoT platform Tuya Smart to launch a new smart home platform, ARCHOS Hello Connect. Designed to allow consumers the opportunity to convert their traditional homes to smarter living, Hello Connect promises to manage connected objects via one single app, all simply by just asking. Tuya…

Panasonic launches rugged smartphone, FZ-T1

At an event in Cardiff Castle attended by Tech Digest earlier today (21st June, 2018), Panasonic launched its latest rugged mobile device aimed at business users. Dubbed the FZ-T1, and branded Toughbook, it will be available in two versions: a wi-fi model for £1142 on sale from August and a 4G model for £1214 which…

Can I get 5G? Vodafone announces trials in seven cities including London, Birmingham

Vodafone UK has unveiled seven cities that will become 5G test areas, with roll-outs starting between October and December this year. It includes customers in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Liverpool, London and Manchester. They form part of the company's investment in building a world-class network infrastructure to support Gigabit UK, a nation where people will enjoy…

Optoma unveils HD 1080p ultra short throw home projector – perfect for World Cup!

Want a projector that offers a big throw from a short distance? Then it might be worth checking out Optoma’s new laser ultra short throw home entertainment projector, the HZ40UST. The manufacturer claims that gamers, sports fans and movie buffs can get a 100-inch diagonal image from just 30cm away. Using laser technology and bright 4000 lumens, this Full…

Strongest May growth for online retail since 2010

Optimism around the Royal Wedding and the forthcoming World Cup led to strong online sales in May, according to IMRG Capgemini After a positive display from the High Street, the sun was also shining online in May, with UK online retail sales up nearly 20% year on year, according to the…

Get help handling your company’s finances with App Paye

Are you self-employed or do you run a small business? Then you'll know that dealing with finances isn’t fun and can be very costly. As a very small publishing company, the last thing we want to be doing, rather than writing or uploading content, is working out how much tax to put by for the…