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Electric vehicles are the future – or are they already here? At the Next Green Car Awards 2016, electric vehicles won 10 out of 11 prizes, with pure electric, plug in hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell models all crowned as category champions. Winners included the Renault Zoe Z.E 40, VW e-up!, Tesla Model X SUV, Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid and BMW 225xe and 330e. The Riversimple Rasa won the Next Generation prize while the overall NGC Car of the Year prize went to the pure electric Hyundai Ioniq. It’s clear that with so much choice available...

Social media hasn’t just changed how many people businesses can reach and how easily they can reach them. It has blurred the lines and put them on the same level as the consumer. With how easy it is for people to see and reply to your messages and even how easy it is for their replies to be seen by your followers, the old way of thinking will do. Professionalism needs to make a little space for personality. Source Know who you’re talking to A bit of personality is going to help you in any regard, but there are ways of showing a personality...

Technology is having a big impact on all sorts of industries and sectors right now. None more so than the healthcare industry, which is pushing ahead and using technology to improve how patients are treated. These technologies can improve congestion, make life easier for medical professionals and, of course, improve the care that patients receive. So, what are the key changes that are being made in the industry by technology at the moment? Read on to find out. Laser Technology Laser technology is used for all kinds of different purposes....

Flickr It’s not just families and regular businesses that need advancements in technology. The police are also in need of it! Sure, they’re probably in need of more training (not to mention a primer of, y’know, the legal rights of citizens), but some more advanced tech couldn’t hurt matters, right? Let’s take a look at the ways police departments are using new technologies. Familiar technologies Not all of the technological advances in law enforcement are the stuff of sci-fi. Some of them are simple but essential improvements...

We all know the stereotype right? The dark, dingy room. The only light coming from the screen in one corner. The smell of Doritos and sweat wafting out through the doorway. And huddled somewhere within all the mess sits the gamer, staring fixated at the screen. Yeah, it’s not a pretty picture. It’s also mostly nonsense! As much as the media would have you think so, most gamers do in fact know how to wash and even go outside from time to time! Most gaming rooms are actually pretty places to be! What could be nicer than being...

Cloud computing is already present and is definitely going to be the future businesses. Though its advantages are eminent, there are still a great number of businesses yet to embrace the technology. Here is why you should switch to cloud business computing fast. Before technology brought the internet, handling company data was a literal nightmare. It meant having an entire large room dedicated to archiving company records. It also meant investing in high-security facilities to ensure that your sensitive information is protected. For those...

Nowadays, geek is very much chic. The things that good odd looks last generation are now the pop culture of our current generation. The nice and nerdy amongst us couldn’t be happier with this development. For a lot of us, it means we can wear what we’ve always loved on our sleeve. It means we can also get a lot more creative with it in our home, as well. Out of all the trends in décor, creating your own little nerdy haven is the one we’re most enthusiastic of. Remember your media station should be communal The only thing better...

Image Source Planning a life of social media superstardom? Well, you’ve come to the right place then! This is a guide to help you figure out the best social media approaches and tactics to use. Observing trends and social media etiquettes is important, but it’s also about how you engage and build your profiles up. Use this guide to reach the highest echelons of social media stardom right now! Engage With People What is the key word for anyone wanting to use social media? Engagement. It’s so important that you do what you can...

Believe it or not, these days most of the focus on new tech isn’t around making the customer’s life better. It’s about making the planet greener. They want to limit the damage that tech developers are doing to the environment. You can see this in charging times. Tech developers push to increase the time a charge lasts with every new piece of tech they release. This isn’t because they want to make things better for the consumer. They are trying to help save the planet and that’s not the only way tech is changing things. Energy...

Image Source There is an alarming amount of evidence that it is becoming easier to win when gambling. It’s not just about luck anymore, and it certainly isn’t a chump’s game. Before we get into the why, let’s look at how things have changed for gamblers and whether changes will be needed in the future. It’s All Online Image Source That’s right, gambling is now played a lot online rather than heading down to the bookies or the Casino. There’s a good reason why this is better for the pundits. It’s been widely reported...