How It Works

The Science of Social Media

Social media is one of the defining technologies of the 21st century, but what’s really going on behind the scenes?

Product Review: AlcoSense Excel

Whether you’ve been celebrating a birthday, anniversary or you’ve watched the semi-final of the World Cup 2018, you might be feeling the effects this morning. But how much of last’s night’s booze is still in your system? How It Works … Continued

What was Ceefax?

Brain Dump: your curious questions answered!

How nature inspires technology

Find out how engineers, architects and designers have been taking a leaf out of nature’s book

Could we build a real life Westworld?

Westworld is one of the most exciting science fiction series television has ever seen, but could we ever experience it for real in our lifetime?

Next-gen airplane cabins

How aeroplane seats are being upgraded to be comfier, more spacious and energy efficient. With long-haul flights often a necessity for business and leisure, passenger comfort is becoming more important than ever. The AirGo economy seat is an award-winning concept … Continued

Product review: Pyrnt Pocket

Prynt Pocket is bringing back the fun of printing instant pictures but with a modern twist. Back in 1948, the first instant camera hit the shelves when Polaroid released Land Camera Model 95. Since then the instant camera has evolved … Continued

Heros of Technology: Ada Lovelace

The daughter of a romantic poet and occasional freedom fighter, Ada Lovelace had a famous but absent father. She never knew Lord Byron, as just weeks after her birth in 1815, he divorced her mother Isabella Milbanke Byron and left … Continued

Oscar: Making A Winner

Oscar first graced the award podium on May 16 1929 at the first Academy Awards ceremony. Since it’s debut performance, over 3,000 of the golden statuettes have been placed in the trembling hands of its winners. The current prestigious statuette … Continued

The Banana Phone is Back!

Following the success of the Nokia 3310 re-launch last year, Nokia are reviving another classic. From its original release in 1996, the Nokia 8110 has been peeled apart and reformed for the next generation. Its iconic curved banana shape has … Continued