Barack Obama is the president of the United States of America and neither he (nor his image) is supposed to be used to endorse a product.
"Our debate about distraction has hinged on the assumption that the feelings of anxiety and personal insecurity that we experience when interacting with social media are the natural price we pay for living in what some technology pundits call 'the attention economy'."
Politicians no longer change the world, technology does. Even as wealth has become more concentrated, power has become more dispersed.
An emerging field of research is making it easier to track perpetrators by looking at the way they use language when they chat.
Technology now lets you spy on your kids all the time. This is why you shouldn't.
Is it time to reappraise the idea that Apple is incapable of innovation in the post Jobs era?
It's a lot easier to stop advertisers tracking your browsing habits online than it is to stop people sniffing out your smartphone's location.
The robots may be taking our jobs - even making our coffee - but that doesn't mean we'll be fond of them.
A hitherto unforeseen side effect of headsets like Google Glass could be Uri Geller-like powers.
Everything around us nowadays seems to hearken to the past. Soon, all human psyches will retain as decorative features the individualism and the individual memories that were once functional attributes.
Rather than mimicking Apple or Samsung smartphones in North America and Europe, Nokia should look through its archives - and to its success in Africa - for inspiration.
'Papers, Please' is an oddly compelling and thought-provoking triumph.
A play-safe appeal to Apple fans with a traditional, higher-specification upgrade.
A new service for twitter lets you add a snapchat-like timer to tweets. Is this what we need to get people to take privacy seriously, asks Siraj Datoo?
The secret target of Apple's new iOS releases is developers. But that doesn't mean users don't get benefits.
A prominent futurist has predicted that in just forty years, we'll be able to produce anything from the basic building-blocks of matter itself.
A new app says that the optimum decibel level for sex is somewhere between a snowmobile and a flute. We say it's time to get over this competitive attitude to getting it on.
The NSA takes such great quantities of data legally that it has built a system to manage it.
The signals sent below the watermark.
Somehow I don’t think I’ll get many takers for my next Faeces Are A Feminist Issue rally.
The Aura HD is a great bit of hardware, but that's not where the battle of ereaders is being fought.
Why beat Apple if you can make money from them?
The company is retiring its RSS reader. But there are some viable replacements, writes Alex Hern.
£3.5bn has been pre-spent; just £2.35bn will be arriving in the coffers.
"His broadest charge is that I consciously set out to sabotage the test. That is not so."
Incongruities revealed in the logs.
Can technology make day-to-day life safer for women in India?
Blackberry-worshipper Nicky Woolf is begging RIM not to sound the death knell on the device he loves so much.
The return of the Long Photo.
What if men writing tech journalism had to field compliments about their looks or sexual attractiveness any time they wanted to talk about issues of concern to their space? I’d love to find out.