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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charts, and due to this, the promises made to those who pre-ordered the device that it would arrive on launch day have been retracted.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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LG unveils 5.0-inch Optimus Vu 'phablet'
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Earn to Die 2 Out on Mobile Platforms Late 2014

08/22/14 7:47 am

Mobile and online game publisher Not Doppler has announced that the sequel to the popular zombie driving game Earn to Die will be released on mobile platforms later this year. Earn to Die 2 is set during a zombie apocalypse and sees you trying to navigate the devastated landscape in a variety of vehicles. As […]

F1 2014 Austria’s Spielberg Hot Lap Video

08/22/14 6:43 am

UK Games makers Codemasters have released a new video for their upcoming F1 2014 showing a hot lap set by Daniel Ricciardo’s Red Bull RB10 going around Austria’s Spielberg circuit. This is the first time the track has appeared in an official title. It joins the likes of Russia’s Sochi, Hockenheimring and the Bahrain Grand […]

MXGP – The Official Motocross Videogame PS4 Screenshots

08/22/14 6:19 am

Milestone Studio have released some new screenshots from the forthcoming PS4 version of MXGP – The Official Motocross Videogame. The aim of the game is to win the MXGP World Championship. MXGP includes all the teams, bikes, rules and riders from the official MXGP calendar. MXGP features all the riders, teams, bikes and rules from the […]

Ford And Hyundai Build Toyota Prius Rivals

08/22/14 3:46 am

Both Ford and Hyundai are said to be building rivals to the Toyota Prius. Ford will release its first dedicated hybrid offering in 2019, according to reports. Meanwhile, Hyundai is said to have been spotted testing its own model to compete against the popular Prius. It’s claimed Ford will offer several different versions of its […]

Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrid Coupe Supercharger Kit Available

08/22/14 2:17 am

Japanese car-maker Honda have announced that the manual CR-Z Sport Hybrid Coupe can now be fitted with a dealer-installed supercharger kit. The Honda Performance Development (HPD) kit boosts output to 197 horsepower over the 130 developed in the stock version. The kit included air-to-air intercooler, high-flow fuel injectors and air filter system. Honda says: “With […]

Google Lobbies Over Autonomous Cars

08/22/14 2:01 am

Google has been lobbying the  California’s Department of Motor Vehicles to allow virtual testing of their autonomous cars to be used when certifying the vehicles. The company says it has constructed an elaborate simulation of the California road network and have driven over 4 million virtual miles. The company says it can run all manner of […]

Volvo Opens New Safety Testing Ground

08/22/14 1:40 am

Swedish safety gurus Volvo have announced the opening of their new AstaZero proving ground. The company say it is the world’s first full-scale testing ground for traffic safety and is another step on the way to fulfilling their goal that by 2020 no person will be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo. Asta […]

Steve Millen Marks 20th Anniversary of Le Mans Win (Pictures and Video)

08/21/14 12:59 pm

It was back in 1994 that Steve Millen and Nissan won the 24 Hours of Le Mans wight he Nissan 200ZX turbo racer. To mark the anniversary Millen took part in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion in California. You can check out the pictures below and video at the bottom.

Porsche, Maria Sharapova and CFDA Join for Charity

08/21/14 7:32 am

German sports car maker Porsche, together with their tennis star brand ambassador Maria Sharapova, have teamed up with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) on the 20th anniversary of the ‘Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Campaign.’ Sharapova was named the face of the 2014 campaign and Porsche presented a summer soiree to celebrate and highlight the milestone. […]

Lamborghini Huracan LP 620-2 Super Trofeo (PICTURES)

08/21/14 3:33 am

Lamborghini have revealed some pictures of their new Huracan LP 620-2 Super Trofeo race car. The track-spec version of the supercar, which will race in the North American, Asian and European series of the 2015 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo, made its debut at this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. It is based on the road-going […]

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 […]

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 […]

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