Entries by Melanie Hick from 02/2012

Cybercrime: UK Government Must Do More To Protect Public From Malware

Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Tech

The government must do more to help the UK public dodge malware and stay safe online, say MPs on the Science and Technology Select Committee in a new ...

One In Ten Men Check Up On Their Partners Online

Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Tech

Before you air your dirty laundry online, or friend the hot guy you used to date in school on Facebook, think again. One in ten men admit to hacki...

Howard Stringer, Sony CEO, Replaced By Kazuo Hirai

Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Tech

Howard Stringer has been replaced as chief executive and president of Sony by Kazuo Hirai, head of consumer products. In a planned move, Stringer ...

Self-Steering Bullet Created In US - VIDEO

Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Tech

Two keen hunters and ballistics engineers have created a self-steering bullet that could take the guess work out of taking aim. Red Jones and Brian...

Top Ten Tech Gifts For St Valentine's Day

Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Tech

St Valentine's day on February 14 is much, much more than stuffed cheap teddy bears, nasty lingerie, over-priced roses, outrageously expensive restaur...

Ofcom: UK Broadband Speeds Are Faster Than Ever

Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Tech

How fast did this page load for you? Ofcom says you should get out the sparkers and pop the champagne - broadband speeds are 22 percent faster than th...

Facebook Launches £3 Billion IPO

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK Tech

Facebook has today announced its IPO plans to become a publicly listed company. The float will make Facebook the largest tech IPO since Google. The...

Read Mark Zuckerberg's Full IPO Letter

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK Tech

To accompany Facebook's IPO file delivered to the US Securities And Exchange Commission, Mark Zuckerberg wrote a compelling letter to let would-be sha...

Facebook IPO: Top Five Things You Should Know

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK Tech

Facebook has just filed an IPO request in the United States to raise US $5 billion in the largest tech float since Google's. The social media firm ...

RuneScape Gaming Theft: Dutch Court Treats Virtual Accessories As Real Life Property

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK Tech

The Dutch Supreme Court has determined that online video game theft is just as much of a crime as real life theft. Two thieves who stole from a Ru...

Katsuhiro Harada Versus Yoshinori Ono - Tekken V Street Fighter

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK Tech

Are you ready for Tekken on Nintendo 3DS? The Street Fighter two series developers who worked on Tekken and Street Fighter kinda aren't. They are ragi...

Nasa's Kepler Finds 11 Planetary Systems Hosting 26 Planets

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK Tech

Eleven new planetary systems containing 26 confirmed new planets are all in a day's work for Nasa's Kepler mission. The gob-smacking discoveries j...

Twitter's Nine Golden Rules

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Tech

Are you sitting on just a handful of followers? Have you never had a re-tweet? Do people tweet at you with the hashtag #pleasestoptweetingyoumakemewan...

Pre-Order Nokia 900 Lumia

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Tech

We're still not sure when we'll see Nokia's Lumia 900 (signs currently point to March), but if you want to ensure you'll be among the first to have it...

Hackers Break Complex UK Bank Security With Man In Browser Attack

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Tech

Criminal hackers have found a way round the latest generation of online banking security devices given out by banks, the BBC has learned. ...

The Last Story Pre-Launch Trailer

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Tech

The Last Story is coming to Wii on 24 February 2012. Are you reading for emo-liscious, leather-clad, sword-wielding action? We are. The Last Story...

Kim Dotcom Denied Bail And Admits Female Prisoners Made Unwanted Advances

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Tech

Kim Dotcom, the founder of the file-sharing website Megaupload has been denied bail in a New Zealand court, The Guardian reports. The court in Auc...

Motorola Forces Apple To Pull Products On Sale In Germany

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Tech

Apple has pulled several iPad and iPhone models from its German online store after Motorola Mobility enforced a patent injunction against its rival....

Top Eight Most Frustrating Games And Gaming Moments

Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Tech

You've saved up, endured all the trailers, found the best price on your much hankered-for new game and then WHAM. Some 13-year-old Halo whizzkid kills...

Boris Johnson: We'll Never Have A Zuckerberg In The UK

Posted 02.06.2012 | UK Tech

Of all the appalling confessions I have made on these pages, what follows is perhaps the most damaging. I have never used Facebook. Never in my life h...

China Proves Conspiracy Theorists Wrong With High-Resolution Moon Photos

Posted 02.06.2012 | UK Tech

Conspiracy theorists who think the Apollo moon landing never happened are weeping into their semi-skim decaf chai lattes today. China has publishe...

Boris Says We'll Never Have A Zuckerberg

Posted 02.06.2012 | UK Tech

Boris Johnson says the UK will never have a Mark Zuckerberg, but would a range of Nobel Prize-winners and quietly successful tech firms do? In Joh...

NeverDead Playstation 3 Review

Posted 02.09.2012 | UK Tech

NeverDead PS3 Review Written by: Melanie Hick NeverDead PS3 Date published: 02/09/2012 4 / 5 stars Being a Konami game, I expecte...

Top Eight Pinterest Tips

Posted 02.09.2012 | UK Tech

Have you start pinning yet? Do you know your dip-died French braid from your red velvet whoopie pies? Once you join Pinterest you will. Then, like man...

Apple To Announce iPad 3 In March: Report

Posted 02.09.2012 | UK Tech

Apple's not holding an event in February. But it is holding one in March -- to launch its next iPad....