The Pokémon GO hype explained – Augmented Reality

With more daily users than Twitter, and more engagement than Facebook, Pokémon Go has instantly eclipsed every social network in popularity, something unforeseen by even the most optimistic Niantic executive. It’s a global phenomenon, an incredible call to action for all those dormant Pokémon fans that waited patiently for their game to be taken to…

Why do your goddamn earphones always get tangled in your pocket?

Finally got some respite on the journey home after a long, hard day only to find that your earphones have tangled themselves up into half a billion knots? Tired of solving the da Vinci code every time you want to listen to some music? Well you aren’t alone. The reason for all this, of course,…

Quantum Teleportation: An Unconventional Way of Giving Someone your Banana

Quantum Teleportation: the ultimate form of transport. Disappear in one place and simultaneously appear in another place, no delays, no popping ears, no in-flight entertainment required. Is this actually possible? Will long distance never be an issue again? We have already touched on the crazy implications of quantum theory in our article “What is a…

The Ethics of Self-Driving Cars

Only just last month, 40 year old Joshua Brown tragically lost his life whilst being driven by his new Tesla Model S car. The car’s autopilot feature was unable to recognise the “white side of the tractor trailer against a brightly lit sky” that had driven across the car’s path. The first tragedy of its…

Star Wars: The Hype About Hyperspace and Some Wookie Science Mistakes

We sense a disturbance in the force. What with Brexit, the fall of global markets, Nigel Farage’s EU performance and England crashing out of the Euros to Iceland, it’s been a chaotic week here on planet Earth (though particularly so for the British). Not to worry though, we at the thefullapple are here to transport…

Five times Artificial Intelligence went wrong

From Microsoft’s Holocaust denying, Hitler loving Twitterbot to Google’s racist facial recognition software, discover the five most shocking Artificial Intelligence fails of all time.

The Internet of Things

What all the fuss is about the Internet of Things and how it will impact every aspect of your life, from smart cities to smart whiskey bottles.