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Apple willing to offer refunds some Australian iPad buyers

28. Mar 2012, 11:30

Apple willing to offer refunds some Australian iPad buyers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has taken Apple to court over claims of false advertising. In response, Apple has said it would issue refunds to consumers who felt they were misled, however they refuse to place warning stickers on the product packaging as requested. ... more

Adoption rate for new iPad hits 5 percent mark in U.S.

19. Mar 2012, 19:55

Adoption rate for new iPad hits 5 percent mark in U.S.

That was fast. Released on Friday, Apple’s iPad has already penetrated 5 percent of the U.S. market, according to data collected by Chitika. ... more

Apple suffers iPad shortage pre-orders delayed

12. Mar 2012, 14:45

Apple suffers iPad shortage  pre-orders delayed

According to Apple, customer response to the iPad 3 has been off the charts, and due to this, the promises made to those who pre-ordered the device that it would arrive on launch day have been retracted. ... more

Child Pad: More for pennywise parents than tech-savvy kids

5. Mar 2012, 14:11

Child Pad: More for pennywise parents than tech-savvy kids

Although it may only cost $129 USD, the Child Pad comes with specs that belie its pricing, such as a 7.0-inch touchscreen, a 1GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, version 4.0 of Google Android (Ice Cream Sandwich) ... more

Canon unveils EOS 5D Mark III DSLR

5. Mar 2012, 14:07

Canon unveils EOS 5D Mark III DSLR

Arriving some four years after the acclaimed EOS 5D Mark II camera, imaging specialist Canon has this week finally unveiled its official EOS 5D Mark III successor. ... more

Panasonic follows Eluga with Eluga Power handset

2. Mar 2012, 13:09

Panasonic follows Eluga with Eluga Power handset

Following on from the recent unveiling of the Eluga, which is Panasonic’s first smartphone offering outside of Japan, the long-standing technology giant has now announced the Eluga Power handset. ... more

AMD enters lo-w-power server sector via purchase of SeaMicro

2. Mar 2012, 12:45

AMD enters lo-w-power server sector via purchase of SeaMicro

Expanding its business focus beyond the crafting of core processors, chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has this week announced the acquisition of low-power server vendor SeaMicro. ... more

Sony unveils rugged new TX20 compact camera

2. Mar 2012, 12:27

Sony unveils rugged new TX20 compact camera

If you’re in the market for a robust snapper with which to capture photographs while on an adventure holiday or working in the great outdoors, you may want to consider Sony’s new TX20. ... more

Pew: 46 percent of American adults are smartphone users

2. Mar 2012, 12:00

Pew: 46 percent of American adults are smartphone users

While we’re all aware that smartphone devices are becoming increasingly popular, a new study has in the United States has isolated the numbers where usage and demographic are concerned. ... more

Report: Smaller iPad to enter production in Q3

1. Mar 2012, 16:38

Report: Smaller iPad to enter production in Q3

While everyone and their monkey continues to prattle on about the upcoming iPad 3, the fires of gadget-based intrigue are already being stoked regarding Apple’s next, next tablet computer. ... more

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NBA All-Star LeBron James Teams with Kia

10/17/14 8:40 am

NBA All-Star LeBron James has signed a deal with Kia to be the company’s first luxury ambassador. James will feature in advertisements and make various appearances as part of the multi-year partnership. Things will kick off with a TV spot as part of the Fit for a King campaign when the 2014-15 basketball season gets […]

Classic Car Buying Guide: Hillman Super Minx

10/16/14 2:46 pm

What to look for when buying a Classic Car: We use The Hillman Super Minx as an example What do you need to look out for when buying a classic car? How can you tell if there’s rot where there shouldn’t be or if the engine is not as it seems? Here we look at […]

A Guy Let His Wife Loose With A Sharpie On His Car. What She Did Will Blow Your Mind.

10/15/14 1:52 pm

This guy let his wife loose with a sharpie on his Nissan Skyline R33 GTR — and the result is just incredible. Now we’re not saying you should immediately go out and let your other half scribble all over your motor, but the talent this lady showed totally transformed the Skyline, and in our opinion […]

2015 Nissan Armada Prices

10/15/14 8:45 am

Nissan has released pricing details for the 2015 Nissan Armada in the US. The 2015 Nissan Armada is on sale now across the country and starts at $38,060 for the 2-wheel drive Armada SV. The range in includes the SV, SL and Platinum, each of which comes in 2 and 4-wheel drive configurations. The Armada […]

Aquaplaning Danger Highlighted in Video

10/15/14 8:03 am

This UK video highlights the dangers of aquaplaning. When you drive your car over some sitting water or even during heavy rain the aquaplaning effect can come into play and hamper your ability to steer or brake your car. This can be magnified when your tire tread is low. The video shows two cars, one […]

Mazda 2 Car of the Year in Japan

10/15/14 5:31 am

The Mazda 2 has been voted Car of the Year in Japan. The car narrowly won over the Mercedes Benz C-Class, the Mazda 2 winning by just 19 votes and polling a total of 423 votes. The Mazda basic model comes with a 1.5 liter engine that puts out 100 horsepower and is available as […]

Are Vintage And Classic Cars Becoming Less Popular?

10/14/14 3:15 pm

The number of people joining vintage and classic car events is dropping dramatically. Here our resident vintage and classic car expert DEL McDOUGALL asks why — and ponders whether there is a solution before it’s too late.  Last month I went to the Selkirk Vintage and Classic Vehicle Show in Scotland and was disappointed with […]

Road Smash 2 Out on Android

10/14/14 6:34 am

Road Smash 2 is the follow-up to popular games that hit 20 million downloads. The 3D action racing game is available now on Android and will be coming to iOS at the end of the month. Road Smash 2 involves trying to complete each track while avoiding the many obstacles and keeping one step ahead […]

Car Games Update – October 14

10/14/14 1:13 am

It’s been a while since our last car games update — but we have added LOADS of new games to the car games section of our site. If you didn’t know about it, you can find our car games section here. Anyway, since our last update we have added an amazing 17 new games. So […]

Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Concept Pictures at Paris

10/12/14 2:43 pm

We have added some pictures of the Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Concept Pictures at the Paris Auto Show. The sleek lined concept features what the company says are “style and substance that push any preconceived limits.” Judge for yourself below:

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 […]

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 […]

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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