Tory porn block plans not possible say ISPA

The Conservative government's plans to put a blanket block on pornographic websites is not feasible, according to Nicholas Lansman, the secretary general of the Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA). He has instead suggested that responsibility lies with parents in order…

Top Tory MP's blog, Twitter and Facebook hacked

Hackers have yesterday wreaked havoc with the Facebook, Twitter and blog accounts of Therese Coffey, Conservative candidate for Suffolk Coastal. Explicit messages were sent from Coffey's accounts, with some grim remarks made about Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife….

Facebook adds "I've Voted" button for General Election

If you're a UK resident and haven't been living under a stone for the last month, you'll know that today is vote-casting day in one of the most closely run General Elections in recent history. Facebook, recognising its platform's ability…

15 Must-Follow General Election Twitter feeds

If there is one thing other than "Bigotgate" that this General Election will be remembered for, it'll be the growing use of social media to share party policies and give voice to the nation's voters. From the #nickcleggsfault hashtag to…

The General Election in 12 YouTube videos

The 2010 General Election is almost upon us, and after months of long, hard campaigning up and down the streets of Britain, it's turned out to be pretty riveting, nail-biting stuff. A real three-horse race for the first time…

Tories plan super-fast broadband network by 2017

The Conservative party have vowed to deliver a super-fast broadband network to UK homes by 2017. Is this a case of pre-election carrot-dangling or do the Tories have some concrete plans up their sleeves? The Tories plan to end BT's…

Top 5 gadgets for David Cameron and the Conservative Party

It’s the Tory party’s political conference this week in Blackpool, and yes, you’re right – politics has no place on Tech Digest. But while the MPs are by the seaside, we thought it’d be a good time to check out a few gadgets for Dave Cameron and his mates.

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Lexon Roswell calculator

Now, any good Chancellor of the Exchequer has to be up on his numbers. And if George Osbourne wants to sit behind the door of No11 Downing Street then this might be worthy of his first purchase. As long as it’s not put on his state expenses!