Devices, software, wearables and more

  1. Thanks to MasterCard, Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge owners in the UK will be able to use Samsung Pay later this year

    31 Jul 2015
  2. Not sure which tablet to buy? Alphr picks the best tablets for every budget and every operating system

    31 Jul 2015
  3. If connectivity is a basic human right, it shouldn’t be controlled by tech giants like Facebook

    31 Jul 2015
  4. The potential integration of Siri into the next Apple TV shows Apple is getting serious about home automation

    31 Jul 2015


How technology is changing your work

  1. The true, fascinating story of laser printers' rise to dominance, and how the amazing tech actually works

    31 Jul 2015
  2. British firm Scout7 is crunching Big Data to help football clubs identify the football stars of the future

    23 Jul 2015
  3. Apple's sales of the iPhone increased by 35%, but it's not enough to keep the money men happy

    22 Jul 2015
  4. Cloud security provider used by Netflix, HP and Orange to join Microsoft in $320 million deal, according to reports

    21 Jul 2015


Developments from the frontiers of science

  1. Is it just science fiction or could a human head transplant work? Here’s everything you need to know...

    31 Jul 2015
  2. Stop getting science wrong. Alphr unearths the truth about 11 commonly-believed scientific 'facts'

    31 Jul 2015
  3. When electricity is off the table, inventors have to think outside the box. Here are five great examples

    30 Jul 2015
  4. Researchers hope that staring at the Wize Mirror will offer early warning signs of illness

    29 Jul 2015

Life & Culture

How technology is changing our everyday lives

  1. This ingenious Kickstarter project fuses a bike helmet with LED lights, motion-sensing and wireless technology

    30 Jul 2015
  2. Amazon is taking bets on the future of food shopping – just don’t expect a store near you anytime soon

    27 Jul 2015
  3. A city has been given a voice, and it’s the voice of an artificially intelligent supercomputer

    24 Jul 2015
  4. Sometimes technology is more than just a distraction. Mark Hanrahan tells Alphr how his smartphone helped him kick his junk-food habit

    22 Jul 2015

The Future

The world of 20 years from now

  1. Researchers have crafted materials that could allow computers to work at the speed of light. But what does this mean for computing?

    22 Jul 2015
  2. Simple, durable and 100% recycled, plastic roads could be coming to Rotterdam

    20 Jul 2015
  3. The S-512 supersonic jet has a maximum speed of Mach 1.8 and can ferry 18 passengers from New York to London in three hours

    10 Jul 2015
  4. What if your fridge knew when the milk was off? Pioneering biosensor research at the University of Manchester is making that a reality

    10 Jul 2015