Hyundai cars upcycled for Selfridges fashion range

Hyundai has teamed up with several high-end fashion designers to upcycle the discarded materials from the automotive manufacturing and scrapping process - including seat belts and airbags - for a new Selfridges fashion range.  The sustainable garments include jumpsuits made from upcycled denim and leather scraps, and a corset made of recycled airbag fabric. There…

Seven steps of an online purchase – 3.5 hours to complete

The typical online purchase involves seven steps taking just over three hours, according to research from Vision Direct. Shoppers work through several stages before making a significant buy via the internet, which includes spending at least 35 minutes deciding whether a purchase is absolutely necessary. Following that, an online search for a product or service,…

Brits now spend more on tech than on utilities

The average adult will cough up nearly £1million in bills over their lifetime - and now spends more on tech than they do on utilities, a study has found. Research polling 2,000 UK adults found they will spend a total of £926,720 on gas, electricity, water, their phone and other bills during the course of…

4 top tips to become a professional esports player

Many of us love to play video games. But how many of us are actually prepared to take it seriously enough to become professional esports stars? Yet the reality is that there are now people out there who are making a very decent living out of what was once their hobby. According to a recent…

How to Find The Best Sports Betting Site For You

  Betting on sports should be treated like an investment. You’ve always been an avid sports fan. Spending all that time watching, your brain has absorbed plenty of knowledge. You know your stuff. Friends and family tell you this all of the time. You’re always the one they come to when…

Top Tech stories: Ford’s buzzing wristband, Google Meet pimped

Chris Price looks at the biggest tech stories of the week, including the launch of new, cut-price iPhone SE and Ford trialling social distancing wristbands in factories... Ford is trialling a wristband that buzzes when workers come too close to one another. The experiment, which aims to encourage social distancing in the workplace, took place…

Quarter of Brits STRUGGLE with new gadgets, claims Which?

A quarter of British adults struggle to get their new gadgets to work. New research from Which? shows that just over one in four (27%) adults who received a tech gift this year at Christmas had problems using their gift. And just over in four (28%) of us were still trying to get their tech up…

Brits are sitting on almost £3.5 billion worth of unused gadgets

Brits are sitting on almost £3.5 billion worth of unused gadgets in their home, a study has found. The average household has old phones, computers, games consoles or TVs gathering dust in drawers, cupboards and even under the stairs, worth around £127 each. UK homes are also hoarding 4.4 million unwanted iPhones and 2.6 million…