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App Store passes 25 billion downloads

5. Mar 2012, 14:01

App Store passes 25 billion downloads

The popularity of Apple’s App Store shows no signs of abating after the Cupertino-based gadget giant revealed this week that its online portal has now surpassed 25 billion downloads. ... more

Interactive billboard only displays ad to women

22. Feb 2012, 17:15

Interactive billboard only displays ad to women

Gender-specific interactive advertising has taken a significant leap forward this week after the unveiling of a digital billboard that’s only viewable to women. ... more

Video: Teen's Facebook rant leads to bullet-riddled laptop

13. Feb 2012, 21:32

Video: Teen's Facebook rant leads to bullet-riddled laptop

How far is too far when it comes to tough love and no-nonsense parenting? Well, for one dad in North Carolina, his limit evidently lies somewhere beyond unloading a high-powered handgun in the direction of his disrespectful and ungrateful child’s computer. ... more

Social networking beats TV as leading pastime

9. Feb 2012, 22:00

Social networking beats TV as leading pastime

Always keen to state the bleedin’ obvious over here at Tech Herald Towers, we are absolutely thrilled to ‘inform’ you that a new study has found teenagers would rather engage in Facebook shenanigans than suffer the indignation of Emmerdale. ... more

Angry Birds unleashed on Facebook this Feb. 14

31. Jan 2012, 15:22

Angry Birds unleashed on Facebook this Feb. 14

Here’s a little something for those who believe Facebook has an unbreakable grip on their day-to-day life. If you think it’s bad now, just wait until Valentine’s Day, which is when a flock of Angry Birds will be unleashed upon the network. ... more

Google+ now accepting all teenaged members

30. Jan 2012, 16:13

Google+ now accepting all teenaged members

With some 90 million members already providing traction for Google’s network, the decision to drop minimum account creation age from 18 to 13 brings Google+ in line with the likes of Facebook and Twitter—both of which enforce the same minimum age policy. ... more

I Am Alive confirmed as Mar. 7 House Party download

26. Jan 2012, 14:25

I Am Alive confirmed as Mar. 7 House Party download

Microsoft has this week announced the selection of downloadable videogame titles chosen to make up 2012’s Xbox Live Arcade House Party; they are Warp, Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, Nexuiz, and I Am Alive. ... more

YouTube churning 60 hours of content every minute

24. Jan 2012, 13:55

YouTube churning 60 hours of content every minute

Evidently our obsession with the viewing of other people’s humiliation, clever viral marketing, music videos, and rights-violating clips from film and TV continues to fuel YouTube’s momentum. ... more

Sony B170 holds true to Walkman line

22. Jan 2012, 09:17

Sony B170 holds true to Walkman line

Looking not unlike a conventional flash drive blended with a prior iteration of the iPod Shuffle, the colorful B170 stick has an integrated USB connector beneath a handy chassis cap and promises to deliver super fast charging for those who enjoy music on the move.   ... more

iPhone users get Time Warner Cable TV app

22. Jan 2012, 09:06

iPhone users get Time Warner Cable TV app

Compatible with the Apple iPhone (running iOS 4.3 or later), the app is available now via the official App Store and works by tapping into TWC to enabling users to split channel watching between their home-based TV and handset. ... more

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Chevy Colorado And GMC Canyon Ship To Dealers

09/19/14 2:43 pm

General Motors have started shipping their new 2015 Chevy Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon to dealers — meaning they should reach customers in the coming days. The firm says they received more than 100,000 personalised pre-orders of the vehicles in just two weeks since their Build Your Own Colorado and Build Your Own Canyon websites […]

Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition Pictures

09/18/14 5:45 am

Aston Martin have revealed some properly moody pictures of their new black and white Vanquish Carbon Edition models — and boy are they DARK. The black one features Batman-esque black alloys, wheel surrounds and black interior detailing. The white doesn’t look quite as mean but is just as Eye-catching. Both feature a carbon fiber roof […]

10 Goofs And Inconsistencies In The Golden Girls

09/16/14 6:24 am

We all watch TV shows and notice that there are aspects of the story that don’t quite match up to the way they were laid down in previous episodes.  For example, sometimes the ages of certain people change throughout the serie. Or people will have one sibling in one episode and a different one in […]

10 Reasons The Hunger Games Is Better Than Twilight

09/15/14 12:42 pm

The Hunger Games and Twilight are completely different types of books/movies, and they are both incredibly popular. But the big question is — which is better. Are you ‘Team Gale and Peeta”, or “Team Edward and Jacob”? It’s time to put the Hunger Games versus Twilight debate to rest once and for all… The Top 10 […]

Nissan GT-R NISMO Available in Gran Turismo 6

09/12/14 12:11 pm

Nissan and Sony have added the new Nissan GT-R NISMO to the in-game dealerships in  Gran Turismo 6. The road version of the real car is available now in Japan and due to go on sale in the USA and Europe on October this year. Players will be able to buy the NISMO in-game but […]

2015 Kia Soul EV Prices

09/12/14 10:34 am

Kia have announced prices for their all-new Kia Soul EV. The company says this is their first all-electric, zero emission car and will sit in the middle of their Clean Mobility range. The electric Soul will be available in two trims with Base and Plus (+). The base 2015 Soul EV will be $33,700 and […]

Celebrity Photographer Uli Weber Lauches New Goodwood Revival Book

09/11/14 5:48 am

Celebrity and fashion photographer Uli Weber is to launch a new book at this year’s Goodwood Revival celebrating the historic racing event. Weber, who has photographed many of the most famous people in the world during his illustrious career, turned his hand to the nostalgia and glamour of Goodwood after first visiting the legendary event […]

10 Bizarre Things People Have Flushed Down Toilets

09/11/14 4:23 am

Ever found a blocked loo and wondered how on earth people manage to clog their pipes so easily? While a common culprit might be too much toilet paper, it turns out there are plenty of other bizarre things people flush down the John that don’t quite fit in the pipes. We caught drift of this after […]

The Gorgeous Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake Zagato (PICS)

09/10/14 2:24 pm

World-famous Italian car design firm Zagato have revealed pics of their new one-off Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake. The coachbuilder created the unique car for a private European client, and unveiled it at the Chantilly Art & Elegance event in France. Zagato said the Shooting Brake Vantage borrowed inspiration from the V8 Vantage and Volante […]

2015 Lincoln Navigator Pictures

09/09/14 11:11 pm

We have added some pictures of the 2015 Lincoln Navigator. The new model features a 3.5-liter, twin-turbocharged engine that develops 380 horsepower via a 6-speed auto box. Both a 4×2 and 4×4 configuration will be offered. The new Navigator will be available later this year with a starting price of $62,475 including delivery charges. What do you think of […]

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT Pictures

09/09/14 10:53 pm

We have added some great pictures of the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT. The new sports coupe from Mercedes comes with a 4.0 liter V8 that will take it to nearly 190 mph and 0-60 in under 4 seconds. Further details can be found here. What do you think of the AMG GT?

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT Reveal

09/09/14 10:49 pm

  Mercedes have finally revealed their latest sports coupe in the shape of the the Mercedes-AMG GT. The SLS AMG replacement comes in two models both with an AMG 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine but with different output. The GT with 456 horsepower and the GT S with 503 horsepower. Each is built in Affalterbach following […]

Aeromobil collapsible flying car (PICS)

09/09/14 1:19 pm

It’s the flying car that could revolutionise the way we travel. A pre-prototype of the Aeromobil has already successfully completed a series of take-offs and landings. Development of the latest itineration of the vehicle, model 3.0, is currently under way. Its co-creator, designer Štefan Klein, hopes to have it ready for display at air shows next […]

3 Of The Strangest Cases Of Internet Impersonation

08/30/14 1:59 am

In the early 1990s, The New Yorker published a famous phrase: “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” As the Net has grown older and gained more users, this phrase has become increasingly relevant. Aided by the anonymity of communicating online, people have continually misrepresented themselves to others. This has ranged from lying about […]

The 20 Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

08/19/14 9:30 am

Celebrities have been queuing up to take part in the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for degenerative disease ALS — with hilarious results. Everyone from Britney Spears to Bill Gates has been getting in on the act, helping raise millions for the ALS Association. Here we look at 20 of the best celebrity ice […]

Fastest Animals In The World

08/19/14 6:43 am

Running scientists have found that man is more adapted, evolutionarily, to running long distances than almost every other animal. Things that help are our lack of hair, our ability to shed water through sweating and the fact we are able to keep from storing heat by breathing and panting. We are also built with springy […]

10 Weird Phobias

08/04/14 7:19 am

We look at some truly weird phobias We’re all scared of something or other — but while most of us are able to deal with it people with serious phobias are totally unable to get to terms with their fears. And while lots of people are scared of things like failure or spiders, some phobias […]

Ebola Symptoms And How It Liquefies Your Organs

07/31/14 3:12 am

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus which started in Guinea in February has so far killed nearly 700 people — and is rapidly spreading. If you haven’t heard of Ebola, it’s a pretty nasty piece of work. Actually, if truth be told, it’s the stuff of nightmares. The virus is believed to originally be […]

10 Amazing Open Letters That Caught The Public’s Imagination

07/30/14 2:09 am

A Dutch dad’s heartbreaking open letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin following the death of his daughter Elsemiek de Borst on Flight MH17 went viral after touching the hearts of people around the world. Hans de Borst wrote the letter, below, after Elsemiek was killed with 297 others when the Malaysian Airlines jet was blown […]

10 Things We Didn’t Know This Time Last Week

07/24/14 4:04 am

It’s been a busy week around the world — the aftermath of flight MH17 being shot down over Ukraine, and the Gaza/Israel conflict escalating. There’s also been lots of interesting revelations. Here we look at ten things we didn’t know this time last week. 10 A man has built the biggest ever fart machine in […]

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