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I learned two new things after reading Lithium Technologies’ latest post. First, you don’t have to say getting rid of, shutting down, or ending someth(...)

There were some interesting announcements at the annual Google I/O event, including the news that Google Assistant is getting six new voices, one of w(...)

Dax Shepard: skilled listener with a deep-seated curiosity

Lately, there has been somewhat of a renaissance in the world of celebrity podcasts. Comedians Marc Maron and Chris Hardwick, along with director Kevi(...)

Relax Melodies is best listened to with a good set of headphones or a decent  smartphone speaker

Whether you’re a light sleeper, live in a noisy urban area or need familiar sounds to lull you to sleep during a hotel stay, Relax Melodies is a good (...)

Researchers discovered a link between low self-control and smartphone use. Photograph:  Getty Images

Do you compulsively check your smartphone even in situations where your attention should be elsewhere, eg during meetings or (illegally) while driving(...)

A  Monty Python sketch featuring a menu full of spam with a chorus of Vikings singing its praises a la “Spam, Spam, Spamety, Spam” inspired the naming of these unwanted junk emails

On the 40th anniversary of the first ever spam email message we ask: how did spam gets its name and are we actually falling for it anymore or has spam(...)

Hogwarts Mystery: experience life as a Hogwarts student.

The long-awaited Hogwarts Mystery has arrived for iOS and Android and it has most of the familiar characters Harry Potter fans have come to know and l(...)

Some 41 per cent of girls with role models report an interest in Stem subjects compared to 26 per cent of girls without one. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Female role models have a significant impact on girls’ interest in Stem, almost doubling the reported level of interest according to new research from(...)

Gaia Sky works on Windows, Linus and macOS and is 3D-ready, optimised for VR headset mode.

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Gaia satellite was launched in December 2013 on its orbit of the sun with a five-year mission to survey the stars re(...)

Death in Ice Valley’s chilling music  and gripping narrative will leave you hooked

I know I’m not alone in binge-watching The Killing, reading a Wallander in one sitting or listening to Serial in every spare moment. Fellow true crime(...)

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