Millions of Brits clueless about the cloud and what technology terms mean

Millions of Brits are clueless about technology and don't even know the difference between an upload and a download. Those are just some of the findings of a poll carried out on behalf of Curry's PC World  which found that a quarter of the nation are clueless when it comes to ‘the cloud’ and have…

Creepy or Cool technology? Emotion detection technology tops ‘creepy list’ in survey

Experience personalisation company RichRelevance has launched its annual ‘Creepy or Cool’ survey – a look at consumer attitudes towards technology in the retail space. The annual survey – which was answered by 2,577 respondents across the UK, France and Germany – asked consumers to rate a number of different technologies and trends as either ‘creepy’ or…

Technology dominates Top 100 World’s Most Valuable Brands. Google and Apple remain top.

Bingeing on Netflix box sets, sharing stories on Facebook and downloading content from Apple’s iTunes and Alibaba’s Ali Picture have contributed to a record year for tech brands in the 2018 BrandZTM Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking released today by WPP and Kantar Millward Brown. Eight out of the Top 10 are technology or tech-related brands. This category continues to dominate the rankings with Google and Apple retaining…

Top 5 Computer and Technology Books!

Books are people’s best friends and the sea of knowledge each book comes packed with is immense. With the advent of technology comes the need to understand each advancement. Even though there are many online portals where one can easily find material to learn about the new advancements, the best knowledge comes from books. Here…

Half of us say that technology fails at least once a week, new poll reveals

Nearly one in two people say technology fails them once a week or more, a new study commissioned by CRITICAL Software has revealed. The OnePoll survey of 2,000 people also found that only half of people think the tech in their lives is properly tested before being sold, despite 98% stating that the reliability of…

The technology that’s changing the game of tennis in a big way

Whether you believe in it or not, technology in sport is a hot topic these days with regular and countless calls for more and more computerised systems to be used across the major sports, and no doubt, in the less known sports as well. The word technology can lend itself to many different subjects and…

Average Briton spends nearly 1 hour on tech before sleeping

The average British adult spends an average of 57 minutes on their gadgets in bed before going to sleep, according to new research. A third (32%) of Britons fall asleep watching television in bed, but perhaps unsurprisingly smartphones are the device most commonly used by Brits in bed. Over two thirds of us (68%) use…

‘Gamin’ Post: Is Technology Ruining Rugby Union?

Since eventually turning professional nearly 20 years ago, rugby union has led the way in terms of incorporating technology into both the coverage of the game and its officiating. With ‘ref-cams’ giving fans an officials-eye view of the game and microphones allowing both spectators and TV viewers an opportunity to hear the interactions between players…

India opens tech addiction clinic

Addiction – be it to alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, drugs or even sex – can be a serious problem. Now authorities in India consider addiction to technology among teenagers to be such a problem that a "technology de-addiction" centre has been…