Technology

Apple disables iPhones with third party repairs

By Raj Sandhu   Apple disables iPhones if it detects any repairs not carried out by Apple The latest software update for the 6th generation iPhone handset range is allegedly rendering the devices useless if it detects repairs not carried out by Apple in a forced malfunction known as “error 53”…


The scientists trying to make Spider-Man a reality

By Peter Rissaoui   It would be impossible for a human-sized spider to walk up walls, but what are scientists hoping to learn from this? A human could not do what Spider-Man can unless 40% of the body was covered in sticky pads and they had impossibly large feet, according…


Medical emergencies on the International Space Station

By Sulajman Serbezovski   Preparing for the worst Although a major medical emergency has never actually occurred on the International Space Station what would happen if one did? What lessons could be learnt for treating similar emergencies on Earth? When British astronautics Tim Peake blasted into orbit in December 2015,…


London bus-stops embrace e-paper

By Shirin Farahmand Transport For London London bus stops have long had detailed and accurate display screens, supported by SMS, QR and NFC compatibility as well as the smart phone apps so Londoner’s can continue to move around the city with surgical accuracy and precision.   Transport for London is…


Tinder co-creator Sean Rad, interview fail

By Suzanne Roberts   The company behind Tinder is trying to distance itself from a co-creator of the dating app after a bad, poorly-timed interview Internal backlash commenced after Sean Rad seemed to confuse two very different words relating to sex and relationships while talking to London’s Evening Standard. He…



Drone owners now required to register on government database

By Suzanne Roberts A US government registration system for Americans who own drones has gone live New rules governing drone ownership require anyone aged 13 or over who owns one of the craft to add their details to the government registered database. Anyone who acquires a drone after 21st of…



Amazon launch £35 Kindle fire 5 tablet at loss

By Mirena Uki It has been exactly 8 years to the month since Amazon launched it’s 1st Generation Kindle E-reader, so when they released their 5th generation Kindle fire range just in time for the winter sales they were never really going to shock the market with what has to…