Internet star Jim Chapman says there are pitfalls on the path to online fame

Video blogger Jim Chapman takes on 'Simon Cowell' role to find new YouTube star in #EnoughSaid open audition

The well-known vblogger has nearly two million subscribers to his YouTube channel and says that it takes time to build up an online fanbase

Routemaster bus: Google Doodle marks 60th anniversary of first Routemaster's unveiling

Google has celebrated the 60th anniversary of the unveiling of the first Routemaster bus with a Doodle on its front page.

First day of Autumn: Google Doodle celebrates 2014 Autumn equinox

Google has celebrated the first day of autumn with a Doodle on its home page.

Apple CEO Tim Cook, far left with U2 at the launch of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch in California

Apple is still the coolest brand – despite PR disaster of free U2 album

This marks the third year that the American technology giant has topped the annual survey

A new app has been launched that enables people to have a cuddle from a stranger

Need a cuddle? New app Cuddlr offers sex-free alternative to Tinder

A new app has been launched that enables people to have a cuddle from a stranger.

James Vincent, science and technology correspondent of The Independent, flies a F550HEX drone in Victoria Park, east London, last month

Drones are filling Britain's skies: Look up now to see what is looking back down at you

MPs are calling for a debate about privacy and safety. Jamie Merrill and Oliver Troen report

Twitter CEO won't respond to pot-smoking allegations, too busy 'eating a giant bag of Doritos'

Dick Costolo jokes about case of the munchies

iPhone 'Wave': iOS 8 hoax claims you can charge your iPhone in the microwave - you can't

Twitter users show the 'hilarious' results of using the fake technology

There is literally not a single woman in this iPhone 6 queue

Smartphone launch proves a veritable sausage party

iPhone 6: First owner in Perth sends new device crashing to the ground straight out of the box

He quickly retrieved it and fortunately the screen hadn't cracked

iOS 8: The complete list of features and improvements

Keyboard, camera and iCloud gets an overhaul

iOS 8 is now more popular than God

Bible apps culled to make room for latest OS

How to download iOS 8: Two ways of installing update on your iPhone, iPod or iPad

It really couldn't be simpler

iOS 8: 6 reasons you might want to hold off updating

Apple's new operating system will likely not come without a few hiccups

Spiders are spotted more frequently in autum, during their mating season

Spider app launched to help arachnophobes identify the creepy-crawlies they find at home

The 'Spider in Da House' app has been launched as the creatures become more active during the autumn mating season

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs Gadgets & Tech

Business Analyst - Surrey - Permanent - Up to £50k DOE

£40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits: Clearwater People Solutions Ltd:...

1st Line Service Desk Analyst

£27000 - £30000 Per Annum: Clearwater People Solutions Ltd: Our client who are...

Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Birmingham - Huxley Associates

£18000 - £23000 per annum + Commission: SThree: Huxley Associates are currentl...

Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Birmingham - Computer Futures

£18000 - £23000 per annum + Commission: SThree: Computer Futures are currently...

Day In a Page

Independent Travel
Apulia
Lake Annecy
Bruges
Walking in Cyprus
Lanzarote
Victoria Falls
Prices correct as of 26 September 2014
Ebola outbreak: The children orphaned by the virus – then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection

The children orphaned by Ebola...

... then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection
Pride: Are censors pandering to homophobia?

Are censors pandering to homophobia?

US film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence
The magic of roundabouts

Lords of the rings

Just who are the Roundabout Appreciation Society?
Why do we like making lists?

Notes to self: Why do we like making lists?

Well it was good enough for Ancient Egyptians and Picasso...
Hong Kong protests: A good time to open a new restaurant?

A good time to open a new restaurant in Hong Kong?

As pro-democracy demonstrators hold firm, chef Rowley Leigh, who's in the city to open a new restaurant, says you couldn't hope to meet a nicer bunch
Paris Fashion Week: Karl Lagerfeld leads a feminist riot on 'Boulevard Chanel'

Paris Fashion Week

Lagerfeld leads a feminist riot on 'Boulevard Chanel'
Bruce Chatwin's Wales: One of the finest one-day walks in Britain

Simon Calder discovers Bruce Chatwin's Wales

One of the finest one-day walks you could hope for - in Britain
10 best children's nightwear

10 best children's nightwear

Make sure the kids stay cosy on cooler autumn nights in this selection of pjs, onesies and nighties
Manchester City vs Roma: Five things we learnt from City’s draw at the Etihad

Manchester City vs Roma

Five things we learnt from City’s Champions League draw at the Etihad
Martin Hardy: Mike Ashley must act now and end the Alan Pardew reign

Trouble on the Tyne

Ashley must act now and end Pardew's reign at Newcastle, says Martin Hardy
Isis is an hour from Baghdad, the Iraq army has little chance against it, and air strikes won't help

Isis an hour away from Baghdad -

and with no sign of Iraq army being able to make a successful counter-attack
Turner Prize 2014 is frustratingly timid

Turner Prize 2014 is frustratingly timid

The exhibition nods to rich and potentially brilliant ideas, but steps back
Last chance to see: Half the world’s animals have disappeared over the last 40 years

Last chance to see...

The Earth’s animal wildlife population has halved in 40 years
So here's why teenagers are always grumpy - and it's not what you think

Truth behind teens' grumpiness

Early school hours mess with their biological clocks
Why can no one stop hackers putting celebrities' private photos online?

Hacked photos: the third wave

Why can no one stop hackers putting celebrities' private photos online?