Crime writer Val McDermid is best known for her acclaimed suspense novels, but this week sees the release of her first non-fiction book. Jason Goodyer caught up with her to find out more about the forensic science that’s at the heart of her stories.
This year saw the start of a whole new motor racing championship. It's slower and quieter than F1 but, as Rob Banino discovers, it could be far more important.
We round up the gadgets and gizmos that are getting us excited this month...
Looking for a lightweight camera with all the technological chops of a DSLR? Focus editor Graham Southorn tests out the Samsung NX30 on a holiday to Yellowstone National Park.
It's summer, so fire up the barbie and pump up the volume! But which wireless speaker is for you? Joe Svetlik reviews some of the best Bluetooth and Wi-Fi sound systems.
We round up the gadgets and gizmos that are getting us excited this summer...
To celebrate the 45th anniversary of NASA's first manned moon landing, we look back at the most iconic moments of the Apollo 11 mission.
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There's as many fitness trackers as there are gyms these days, so it's rare to see one that stands out. Daniel Bennett gets active with the new Misfit Shine.
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