Emma Hughes

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UK Young People Disengaged With Politics and Mistrust the Media

Young people in the UK are disengaged with politics and blame the media for portraying them inaccurately, according to pollster Survation.<p>The survey, …

Xiaomi Sold 50,000 MiPads In Under Four Minutes

Xiaomi continues to make records, and it seems the “Apple of China” title could be well deserving. Recently, the company announced they sold 26.1 …

Gear & Gadgets

White BlackBerry Passport concept is beautiful

It has been awhile since there has been any significant buzz about an upcoming BlackBerry handset. The BlackBerry Passport is set to be released this …

Gear & Gadgets

Stay Awake And Focused During The Day Using The Spark Watch (video)

If you have trouble staying awake during important presentations, work, meetings or even when driving, you might be interested in a new wrist worn …

Crowd Funding

This iWatch Concept Imagines What iOS 8 Would Look Like On Your Wrist

This concept video from visual effects firm SET Solution, which was picked up by MacRumors, imagines how an iWatch would look running Apple's new mobile operating system, iOS 8.<p>Reports have suggested that the iWatch will debut with at least one version sporting a 2.5" screen. This concept runs with …

Kim Kardashian Shares Sweet Photo Of North West, Opens Up About Motherhood

There's no doubt motherhood has changed Kim Kardashian. It just hasn't changed her love of posting photos of herself online.<p>On July 2, the 33-year-old reality star posted an adorable bedtime photo of herself giving her 1-year-old daughter North a kiss, which she simply captioned, "Night!"<p>While …

HiddenCash millionaire says thousands of pounds to be hidden in English countryside

Philanthropist has upped the stakes, announcing he will start tweeting clues to whereabouts of £3,000 hidden in three wooden boxes in a village in the UK<p>The American millionaire who has been hiding cash in cities around the world and tweeting clues about where to find it has said he is to return to …

This Could Be Apple's Plan To Make Your iPhone More Secure

A recently published patent application, however, hints that Apple may only be scratching the surface with Touch ID.<p>The application, which was first spotted by Apple Insider, details a system in which your iPhone would be able to automatically adjust its security settings based on your location.<p>It …

Proposed device would instantly display the number of calories in any food

Although there are already devices that can tell you approximately how many calories are in your food, they typically require you to manually input …

Social media mass surveillance is permitted by law, says top UK official

The true extent of the government's interception of Google, Facebook and Twitter – including private messages between British citizens – has been officially confirmed for the first time.<p>The government's most senior security official, Charles Farr, detailed how searches on Google, Facebook, Twitter …

Social media engagement: the surprising facts about how much time people spend on the major social networks

Social platforms have become the new leaders in the digital media industry, evolving well past their beginnings as digital communication networks and becoming full-fledged media distribution channels and entertainment centers.<p>Today social dominates users' attention. Nearly 20% of total time spent …

Twitter Acquires SnappyTV To Expand Offerings For Live Media Partners

Twitter announced today that it is acquiring SnappyTV, the service for clipping, editing and sharing clips from live broadcasts in near real-time. Already, Twitter says that it works with SnappyTV with a range of its broadcast and media partners, and this will help it continue to invest in those …

World Cup Goal-Line Technology

The 2014 World Cup is the first to use goal line technology after the shambles in South Africa four years ago.<p>On that day England were taking on …

Social Media Is Actually Making You Socially Awkward

How often have you misinterpreted the meaning of a text message due to lack of tone, context or general connection with the person on the other side of the conversation?<p>The ubiquitousness -- and our reliance -- on technology and social media might be to blame for these miscommunications and overall …

Overswipe: Restrict What iPhone Photos Your Friends See

Picture the scene: You’re guffawing over some photos you just took of your buddies larking around, and <i>everyone</i> now wants to see the hilarious snaps. You’re happy to hand your iPhone over, except you also have a bunch of other images on there you’d rather they didn’t see. It may scream FIRST WORLD …