John has an old Sony Vaio PC that seems unlikely to receive a firmware update. Should he replace it?
Company says it has ‘always looked out for kids’ after open letter from investors said it should do more to tackle children’s overuse of smartphones
Open letter highlights growing concern that Silicon Valley is damaging youth and urges new parental controls, child protection committee and release of data
Annabelle has been using an Apple iPod Shuffle but the battery is going. Is there a cheap and suitable music player she should replace it with?
Tired of reaching for the remote whenever something explodes in a film? The compact Soundbox might be your saviour – but it’s pricey if you don’t have Sky
Volunteers in Melbourne have had microchips inserted for three months, designed to unlock doors and carry out other tasks. Will they really be any use?
Couriers will be able to gain entry to properties, watched by the recipient on their mobile phone
In a major breakthrough for artificial intelligence, AlphaGo Zero took just three days to master the ancient Chinese board game of Go … with no human help
Google’s parent company drops takeaway food and also medication into back gardens in rural Australia as project enters new phase
Top-end phone with premium design and big battery looks to lead new trend of baking AI in locally to make smartphones smarter and with greater privacy
WeChat is blaming machine learning for erroneously converting a neutral phrase meaning ‘black foreigner’ into something far more offensive
For anyone with a yearning for the good old days, this new Caterham will blast you down memory lane in no time
Released in 1993, Sega’s coin-op driving masterpiece should be lagging in the slipstream of other driving titles by now. Just what is the game’s secret?
In direct challenge to Apple, Google’s new high-end smartphones have 64GB of storage, front-facing speakers and 12-megapixel cameras supported by machine-learning
United Nations opens new centre in Netherlands to monitor artificial intelligence and predict possible threats
Osaka’s Gate Tower Building is an amazing sight to see because … well, how should I put this? A highway goes through the building. It literally does, and there is a story behind it....
Earth’s metals and minerals, essential to our technology, are running out. We need to explore long-forgotten passages in flooded mines
Solar-powered vehicles are here – but are they really the answer?
VW’s quirky coupé has been rejuvenated, and this time it’s gone right back to its roots. Just don’t expect to impress your kids
Classic 1990s console returns with 21 games including Super Mario Kart, Secret of Mana and an unreleased sequel to Star Fox