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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

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charts, and due to this, the promises made to those who pre-ordered the device that it would arrive on launch day have been retracted.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

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

'Durango' is Xbox 360 successor's codename

29. Feb 2012, 18:06

'Durango' is Xbox 360 successor's codename

Microsoft’s next-generation home console is codenamed ‘Durango’ and developers are already getting to grips with it at a special event in the English capital, if a loose-lipped Twitter post by Crytek’s Sean Tracy is anything to go by. ... more

Huawei unveils quad-core Ascend D handsets

28. Feb 2012, 18:44

Huawei unveils quad-core Ascend D handsets

Blurgh… dual-core smartphone processing is so 2011. One quick look at this week’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona is proof of that as gadget manufacturers galore start pushing quad-core handsets towards the masses. ... more

Intel announces more smartphone partnerships

28. Feb 2012, 18:36

Intel announces more smartphone partnerships

Described as “exciting news” by chief executive Paul Otellini, chipmaker Intel Corp. has revealed two more mobile technology partnerships within the smartphone sector. ... more

ASUS releases 'bootloader unlock' for Transformer Prime

23. Feb 2012, 14:47

ASUS releases 'bootloader unlock' for Transformer Prime

Following up on its prior promise, hardware maker ASUSTeK (ASUS) has today released a ‘bootloader unlocking’ tool for its acclaimed Transformer Prime tablet computer. ... more

Windows 8 to include switch-friendly language packs

23. Feb 2012, 14:31

Windows 8 to include switch-friendly language packs

Although likely to appeal more to stringent grammar pedants, American software titan Microsoft has this week confirmed that its upcoming Windows 8 operating system will support ye olde ‘proper’ English as a display language. ... more

Photo reveals iPad 3's 'A5X' transitional processor

22. Feb 2012, 17:33

Photo reveals iPad 3's 'A5X' transitional processor

Building on rumors that the iPad 3 will not include the quad-core A6 chip, an internal photo leaked to the Internet appears to show the upcoming tablet equipped with an ‘A5X’ variant of Apple’s ARM-based processing technology.  ... more

Cisco standing behind set-top box business

22. Feb 2012, 17:30

Cisco standing behind set-top box business

Despite a rush of reports to the contrary, technology heavyweight Cisco is not on the cusp of pulling out of its apparently ailing television set-top box business. ... more

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707-horsepower Dodge Challenger Ringtone

07/31/14 7:25 am

If you’ve ever felt your phone’s ringtone needed some more grunt Dodge have just the thing. The company have released a meaty tone featuring their 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat engine roaring to life. You can download the tone for free and it is available for Apple, Android and Blackberry phones. The supercharged HEMI hellcat […]

Modern Cars Vs Classic Cars

07/31/14 5:21 am

Which is cheaper to run and maintain — a modern car or a classic car? Most people would say modern right off the bat but is that correct? Here our resident classic car enthusiast Del McDougall has a look at modern cars vs classic cars to try and find out. Fuel economy Modern cars may […]

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 […]

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Auction

07/28/14 2:07 pm

Dodge are set to auction off the first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. The auction will take place during Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas and all the cash raised will go towards Opportunity Village. The Hellcat features special badging, Viper-exclusive Stryker Red paint, the VIN0001 and other associated memorabilia. The auctioneers are waiving all fees so everything […]

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 […]

10 Real Life Human Cannibals

07/21/14 10:16 am

A twisted nurse was this week found guilty of sexually grooming and planning to eat a 14-year-old girl. Dale Bolinger, 58, from Kent, England, told the Mexican girl, called Eva, in an online chat: “The idea of us making love and then eating you is a VERY great turn on! I have been called a very generous lover […]

10 Celebs Still Earning Megabucks Despite Being Dead

07/19/14 3:30 pm

Just because you’re dead doesn’t mean you have to stop earning money — and in the case of some celebrities that can mean huge sums of cash. According to financial website Forbes, the highest earning living celebrity is Madonna, who earned $125 million from June 2012 and June 2013. But that was dwarfed by the highest […]

10 Hollywood Couples Who Starred In Movies Together

07/19/14 9:32 am

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are set to star together for a second time in new film By the Sea. The Hollywood couple, who will also co-produce the drama, first appeared in a movie together in 2005′s Mr and Mrs Smith — the film on which their relationship blossomed. But the pair are not the only […]

21 Genius Cockney Rhyming Slang Phrases

07/19/14 8:14 am

Can you Adam and Eve it? Cockney Rhyming slang is without doubt one of the most beautiful and hilarious expressions of the English language anywhere in the world. Both poetic and utterly bizarre, it sees a combination of odd phrases used to replace simple every-day words. Used since the mid-19th century by tough working class types in the East […]

15 Of The Best Pics From Lamborghini’s Instagram Account

07/19/14 4:59 am

Instagram has opened up a whole new world for car fans looking for pics of the cars they idolize in action. The Lamborghini instagram account isn’t the most active, but the pics are well worth a look just because, well, they’re all of Lamborghinis. But to save you the hassle we’ve put together some of […]

2015 Dodge Challenger Prices And Specs

07/17/14 5:47 am

The 2015 Dodge Challenger will have a starting price of $26,995 for the basic SXT model. The R/T V8 has an MSRP in the US of $31,495, while the R/T Scat Pack and 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker models are priced from $38,495. The more powerful SRT 392 costs from $45,995, while the top-of-the-line 2015 Dodge […]

10 Best Things To Do In Seattle

07/17/14 2:38 am

Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific North West region of the USA and is a busy seaport. But it is also a great tourist destination, with a whole host of things to do for all the family. Here are our ten must-see attractions to visit. 1 Seattle Space Needle If you are not afraid of […]

The 10 Least Stressful Jobs

07/16/14 12:38 pm

While some jobs are extremely stressful — there are many where stress relatively unheard of. So if you’re fed-up of stress in your job, or are looking for a relaxing career, check out the jobs below — the ten least-stressful jobs of all, according to research by jobs website careercast.com. They were rated on things including how far […]

10 Free Car Games

07/16/14 9:48 am

Free Car Games Worth Playing Sometimes you just want to go to a website and play a few distracting car games without having to sign up for anything or downloading some app. Here is a list of some really cool free car games that you can play online for nothing. The games are mostly pretty quick […]

Nissan creates ‘self-cleaning’ car

07/11/14 3:32 am

Nissan has built a version of its LEAF electric vehicle which the firm claims has ‘self-cleaning’ paint. The paint is ‘superhydrophobic’ and ‘oleophobic’ (yes, we didn’t know what those words mean either) so repels mud, rain and everyday dirt. It’s known as Ultra-Ever Dry and works by creating an ‘umbrella’ of air on the outside the […]

Corvette: Six Reasons to Buy Your Dream ‘Vette Now

07/10/14 2:47 pm

Corvettes hold a mythical place in the car world. For more than a half-century, these legendary machines have inspired dreams and outright lust in millions of people. Unfortunately for many automotive enthusiasts, Corvettes remain just a dream and nothing more. Indeed, such verve and excitement in any item costs more than common, practical goods, and […]

Car Games Update July 9th

07/09/14 6:06 am

This last week we’ve added quite a few titles to the car games section of Autosaur. Circus Biker looks fairly interesting but the game does not live up to the idea with it being a pretty bog standard obstacle game with no real challenge, maybe try if you’re tired of life! Urban Moto Trial is […]

Volvo promises ‘world’s most powerful and cleanest SUV’

07/09/14 5:39 am

Volvo claims their new XC90 will be the world’s cleanest and most powerful SUV ever made. The Swedish firm say they hope the car will make drivers feel like they can own an SUV “guilt-free”. The seven-seater XC90 will pump out 400hp and 472lb/ft of torque, but will have emissions of just 60g/km — which […]

Land Rover Marks 25th Anniversary of The Great Divide Expedition

07/08/14 6:31 am

Back in 1989 Land Rover traversed the hardest part of the Continental Divide in Colorado, USA. This was done to launch the 1990 Range Rover and the adventure was completed using stock models. To commemorate the trip Land Rover is taking a caravan of stock 2014 Range Rovers over 1000 miles along the route, with […]

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