Features

Has Apple finally lost its bite?

A staggering one billion people now own one of its iPads iPhones or iPods – but the company has not had a blockbuster product launch since 2012

Are soundtracked books a stunt or the future of ebooks?

Have your heard about the latest thing in publishing? 'Soundtracked' books are gaining ground in a crowded ebook market, tempting readers with interactive features. Alex Lawson speaks to one of the genre's leading lights, and gives his verdict on listening in

How to build a real lightsaber

The idea behind it is genius: a light-weight, powerful tool that uses a blade of energy to slice up disciples of the Dark Side

Should we be handing our laptops to our children?

Do you let your young offspring find their online feet with a tablet - or should they be learning creative and life skills away from screens? Here, a mother and father explain their different approaches