electric cars
This Entire Stadium Can Run On Car Batteries

Last Friday, the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam was descended upon by a frothy, screaming crowd of thousands, absolutely champing at the bit to see the new car battery tech that had just been installed inside. Read More >>

smartphones
Honor 10 Hands On: The Phone With a Photo Mode Specifically for Pandas

Huawei's youth brand Honor has cut the ribbon on its 2018 flagship smartphone, and it's a beauty. The Honor 10 was launched at a glossy event in London's Billingsgate, with the strapline 'Beauty in AI'. That refers to the dedicated neural processing unit (NPU) which powers the artificial intelligence in the dual rear camera. Read More >>

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Samsung Galaxy S9’s AR Emojis Are a Step Forward for Diversity in Tech

You'd be forgiven for missing it in the maelstrom of information about the Galaxy S9 yesterday — not to mention the general influx of phone news from MWC — but Samsung has launched its own rival to Apple's Animoji, and it's a positive development for diversity and inclusion in tech. Read More >>

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The Samsung Galaxy S9’s Biggest Competition Isn’t the iPhone

This weekend, Samsung finally took the wraps off the rather lovely new S9 and S9+. They have all the headline-grabbing features they need to be top contenders in the smartphone world: huge glorious screens, incredible cameras and benchmark-topping specs — but they have one massive competitor that may just sink them, and it isn't the iPhone. It's the Galaxy S8. Read More >>

science
Reminder: Blue Monday Isn’t Real

Today is so-called 'Blue Monday,' allegedly the most miserable day of the year. Sure, it's cold and we're all poor from Christmas, but we don't need made-up reasons to be grumpy alongside the real ones. Read More >>

transport
5 Things We Learnt About ProPilot Park From Backseat Driving the New Nissan Leaf

Last week, Giz UK went to Tokyo for the launch of the brand new Nissan Leaf. It's an interesting time for electric vehicles, with Tesla heating up the market and all the big manufacturers eyeing a piece of the pie. Read More >>

electric cars
Nissan Leaf 2018: Tokyo Launch Unveils Sleek Design, Better Range & Self-Parking

The Nissan Leaf - the world's most popular all-electric car - got a major upgrade at a bustling event in Yokohama, Japan this morning. We elbowed our way through the massive crowd of excitable dudes in suits to bring you the latest about one of the most promising mainstream EVs yet. Read More >>

money
70% Of People With Over $1M “Don’t Feel Rich”

What would it take to make you feel rich? Not in a bollocks Pinteresty "the laughter of children is richer than the finest gold" sense, but in an actual, proper, monetary sense? If you had to put a figure on it, what does being rich mean to you? Read More >>

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One Of Amazon Alexa’s Top 5 Skills Isn’t For Humans

When Amazon's Alexa voice assistant first came out, we were all sold on the description of 'Skills' (like apps) as an exciting, open way to make Alexa work with just about anything. We could summon an Uber, we could get our favourite takeaway, we could play games – all by voice. Read More >>

london
London Has A Sewing Machine Museum & It’s Only Open Tomorrow

Did you know London has a Sewing Machine Museum? We didn't, but now that we do we're pretty much beside ourselves with excitement. Read More >>

drones
Uh-Oh, Amazon’s Letting Kids Design Drones

Amazon is working with the UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to run a competition for schoolchildren to design their own drones. Which means we may never be safe from the buggers ever again. Read More >>

money
Old People Value Money Less Than The Young, Despite Hoarding It All

Less than 10% of over-60s say they think money is the key to a happy life, which is no doubt vexing to the quarter of young adults who said the same – since the former has all of it. Read More >>

housing crisis
Landlord Offers A Year’s Free Rent For Social Media Idea

A London landlord company is offering a social media whiz the chance to win a year's free rent in return for a clever campaign idea. Read More >>

holidays
11 Bank Holidays Politicians Should Be Offering Instead

We love a good bank holiday here in the UK, and Jeremy Corbyn's plan to give us another four a year has certainly caught the electorate's attention. Inevitably, then, the other parties have been frantically brainstorming their own celebrations to compete, leading to a spiralling holiday arms race in which eventually, no one will have to go to work ever again. Read More >>