Scientists from Southampton have collaborated with a mobile phone firm to see if they can harness the power of lightning for personal use.
Local residents have successfully taken over a solar farm - making it the largest community owned solar farm in the world.
Roger Holmes and Rod Brown have restored a 50-year-old computer that takes up a whole room.
Now how long it takes you - to get onto your home computer - or tablet - depends on where you live. But today, super-fast broadband was promised for more parts of Berkshire.
The Didcot and Wantage MP Ed Vaizey was at the signing of a contract for the rollout of the Superfast Berkshire project, in Newbury. Our reporter Heather Edwards was there too.
Should mobile phones be banned in schools? Several in the South - like Blatchington Mill in Brighton - only allow them to be used during breaks.
But others say they are a useful tool. At schools - like the Priory in Portsmouth - pupils use them in geography lessons for orienteering - and to record the homework set. Peter Bearne investigates.
An apprentice from BAE Systems in Portsmouth has won a national challenge to fight off virtual cyber threats.
George Hafiz, who is 21-years-old, beat nineteen other competitors.
His team of 5 spent the day battling it out in cyberspace and won the Sophos Wireless Infrastructure Challenge.
George's skills stood out through out the day, resulting in him winning the chance to go to a special master class to combat future cyber threats with industry leaders next year.
George, who started his fourth year as a technical appentice at BAE Systems in September said, "I am so pleased to have won the competition and get the chance to attend such a prestigious maser class."
Video. Thousands of us are online, catching up with friends and family on social networking sites. We use networks like Facebook and Twitter to share our thoughts.
But a number of people are being bullied and abused on internet sites by 'trolls'. Divya Kohli spoke to a woman who has been bullied on the internet.
More than two thousand visually impaired people from across Hampshire are coming together to find out how new technology could make their lives easier. The exhibition at the Ageas Bowl near Southampton will also show the range of services available.
One in five people over 75 will suffer sight loss in the UK and those numbers are set to double over the next 50 years as the average age of our population increases.
Video. Older viewers will remember when lava lamps first brightened up our lives. Back in the 1960s the colourful lamps arrived on the scene and we were fascinated as globules of brightly coloured oil drifted up and down in a glass tube.
Over the years they've been in and out of fashion, but they've stood the test of time. As Martin Dowse explains, the factory where they are made has been marking the 50th anniversary of the lava lamp.
There's growing pressure on the government to scrap HS2 - the controversial high speed rail line that would pass through Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
A group of Tory activists - called Conservative Grassroots - say the project should be abandoned. And a growing number of MPs seem to agree with them. Our political correspondent Phil Hornby reports.
An ambitious plan for a huge international airport in Oxfordshire's Vale of White Horse has met with a cool reaction. Juliette Fletcher reports.
Video. The father of a teenager who was the victim of cruel cyber bullying is stepping up his campaign for better safeguards to be put in place. It comes after a 14-year-old girl killed herself following online taunts. Charlotte Wilkins reports.