Robot brings Hastings gallery art into people’s homes

An art gallery has hired a robot to help enable would-be visitors to enjoy its exhibits during the coronavirus pandemic. The video-conferencing robot, with wheels and a camera, will travel

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Coronavirus threatens the next generation of smartphones

Image copyright Mazen Kourouche Image caption Mazen Kourouche likes to be among the first to get the latest iPhone Every Autumn, Mazen Kourouche heads to the biggest Apple Store in

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Bafta Games Awards: Outer Wilds wins Best Game

Image copyright MOBIUS DIGITAL Action-adventure game Outer Wilds has won the prestigious Best Game prize at the 16th annual Bafta Games Awards. The title’s writer Kelsey Beachum credited its players

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Google uses AI to enhance video call audio

Image copyright Getty Image caption Google is hoping to end poor quality audio during video calls. Google is hoping to end low quality video calls by deploying artificial intelligence to

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Zoom boss apologises for security issues and promises fixes

Image copyright Zoom Image caption Zoom has become the app many are using to stay in touch with friends, family and work colleagues Zoom is to pause the development of

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Amazon wins trademark battle over Davidoff perfume

Image copyright Amazon Image caption The court case surrounded unlicensed sales of Davidoff perfume – but the ruling should set a precedent Amazon has been given the all-clear by the

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Don’t send rainbow pictures to Nightingale hospital, NHS says

Image caption Helena from Hampshire had prepared her rainbow picture The NHS has asked people to stop posting rainbow pictures to the new Nightingale hospital in London after a social

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Amazon Prime allows in-app purchases for Apple users

Image copyright Amazon Amazon has begun allowing iPhone and Apple TV users to make in-app purchases and rent movies and shows from Amazon Prime. The move is a reversal for

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Bafta Games Awards: How to host a ceremony in lockdown

Image copyright Bafta When you’re hosting an awards ceremony during lockdown, the first thing you do is ask all the nominees to record a winners speech – just in case.

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Coronavirus: Commons Speaker calls for ‘virtual Parliament’

Image copyright HOC Image caption Sir Lindsay Hoyle was elected Speaker in November last year MPs should be able to take part in Prime Minister’s Questions and debates via video

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