Birmingham Engineer Creates Innovative Minecraft Teaching Tool

Birmingham engineer Gbenga Oludotun, the principle engineer at Birmingham professional services consultancy WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff, has created a new way of teaching people about the world of engineering. Oludotun’s creation uses the widely popular online game Minecraft and gives players, in...

Snapchat Sued Over Explicit Content

Snapchat used to be a simple app where you took a picture, sent it to a friend and then it disappeared. However, currently it serves as a messaging app, a video sharing app and a news app. It is also...

Creative Sandwell Students

Three computing students have developed the advanced R2U Road to University app, after huge inspiration from their course lecturers, which they are eager to make a commercial success. Inventors Kieran Dee, Josh Oakley and Mukesh Jassal have designed the app...

Temporary Blindness Caused by Smartphone use at Night

The New England Journal of Medicine’s latest edition details the condition that causes “transient blindness”, this occurs when using your smartphone in the dark. What specifically causes the vision loss is using only one eye, the solution is to...

Rise of Technology

New technologies have been introduced at the Gherkin as part of London Tech Week which could potentially alter the way in which we purchase goods. Selfie Pay is one of the apps that exercises everyone’s much-loved loved hobby and turns...

Safe Driving

New research cautions drivers that driving whilst talking on a hands-free phone can be just as distracting as speaking on a hand-held mobile. The study conveys that the area of the road that hands-free motorists concentrate on is up to...

Cyber Smart-phone Safety Breach

Police and security experts are warning that smart-phones could potentially become the number one target for cyber criminals, within the next 5 years. Hackers are in the process of creating new viruses to by-pass smart-phone security, including current biometric systems. The...

South and City College Launch Innovative Microsoft Showcase Classroom

South and City College Birmingham has been working closely with Microsoft to launch a brand new Showcase Classroom, based at the college’s Digbeth Campus. Opened on February 3rd by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham Councillor Ray Hassall, the classroom is...

London To Dominate Video Gaming World

The video games and interactive entertainment industry in London is set to receive a boost of £1.2m to launch Games London, a groundbreaking new initiative to transform the city into the capital of the gaming world. The Games London, a...

A World without Flash

Firefox Opts for HTML 5 The latest Mozilla Firefox update has given users a glimpse of using browsers without the need of flash. Since Mozilla started applying tools in its browser that let websites to run Flash videos without the need...