Entries by Melanie Hick from 03/2012

Google Doodle Welcomes Us To March With St David's Day Dragon

Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Tech

Google welcomed March in with a celebratory St David's day dragon doodle. Y Ddraig Goch, the red dragon, is the national symbol of Wales. In W...

Anonymous Hacks Interpol Site After 25 Arrests

Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Tech

Anonymous hackers appear to have brought down Interpol's website immediately following 25 arrest of the hacking organisation's affiliates members. ...

Yvette Mattern's Virtual Rainbow Shines Over Tyneside - PHOTOS

Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Tech

A laser light display brought a vibrant rainbow to the night skies of North Tyneside, to mark the 2012 Cultural Olympiad celebrations in the north eas...

BioShock Infinite Release Date Announced

Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Tech

Are you excited about autumn? If you're a BioShock fan, you should be. Irrational Games has announced that BioShock Infinite will be released on O...

Non-US Site Shutdown For Breaking US Law

Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Tech

Canadian Calvin Ayre and partners who operate the Bodog online gambling empire have been indicted in the U.S., and in a blog post Calvin Ayre confirme...

Free Texts Forever - Why There's No Need To Pay

Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Tech

Just past the security gate for the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, executives of big mobile carriers couldn't avoid walking pas...

Women Actually Like Pink Gadgets And Laptops

Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Tech

Alongside Asus' astounding Padfone at Mobile World Congress, the firm showed two pink Zenbook Ultrabooks. One is hot pink, one is a delicate rose gold...

Tech Meme: Not A Single F Was Given That Day

Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Tech

Welcome to Friday, where tradition dictates that across the lands, every woman and man shall give not one (insert expletive of choice). In the Uni...

Flying Robots Play James Bond Theme

Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Tech

If you could harness the power of robots to do your bidding, what bidding would you have them do? University of Pennsylvania researchers have prog...

Top Ten Gadgets From Mobile World Congress

Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Tech

The massive tech love-in that is Mobile World Congress has drawn to a close for another year. The stars of 2012 include the new HTC One range of s...

Michael Jackson's Back Catalogue 'Stolen By Hackers'

Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Tech

It's, uh, bad. Two UK men have been charged with illegally downloading Michael Jackson's back catalogue. The alleged hackers, James Marks, 26, fro...

Viviane Reding Slams Android Phone Apps Passing Private Data To Advertisers

Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Tech

Android apps are passing data to advertisers across the EU, including here in the UK. Viviane Reding, Vice President of the European Commission to...

eBay's iPad Surge As iPad 3 Launch Draws Nearer

Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Tech

With the iPad3 expected to be announced on 7 March, eBay is preparing for a flood of bargain iPad and iPad 2s to be listed for sale. Knocked down ...

Spain Sends 'Right To Be Forgotten' Cases To Top EU Court

Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Tech

Spain’s highest court, the Audiencia Nacional, has asked the European Court of Justice to clarify whether requests from Spanish citizens to have dat...

Oxygen Sniffed Around Saturn's Moon Dione - PHOTOS, VIDEO

Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Tech

Rare oxygen ions have been found on Saturn's moon Dione. Nasa's Cassini has just detected a tiny number of oxygen molecules around Saturn's moon D...

Halo 4 Multiplayer Announced - Winter 2012 Release Date - PHOTOS, VIDEO

Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Tech

Details of Microsoft's Halo 4 in multiplayer mode have been revealed today. For the first time in the series (which could well be called 'get slau...

Top New Mobile Phones From Mobile World Congress

Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Tech

Mobile World Congress has just wrapped up in Barcelona, and not surprisingly, a bevvy of amazing new mobile phones has been announced and applauded by...

Satnav Summit To Stop Drivers Going Round The Bend

Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Tech

The Government will hold a satnav summit today to try to put an end to drivers being sent the wrong way by their in-car systems. Hosted by local tr...

Huge Demand For Raspberry Pi

Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Tech

Demand for the Raspberry Pi computer – a £22 British-designed system – was still running at 700 per second at the end of last week, according to ...

Pasta-Shaped Radio Waves Broadcast Across Venice

Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Tech

Pasta-shaped radio waves have solved the problem of broadcasting in a congested city. Italian and Swedish researchers have created fusilli-shaped ...

iPad 3 Rumours - HD Retina Screen, Quadcore Processor?

Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Tech

The Apple launch event on 7 March is just days away, and the rumours are swirling. It's tradition when a new Apple product is announced to invent ...

Kim Dotcom, Megaupload Founder's, US Extradition Request Formalised

Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Tech

Kim Dotcom is one step closer to facing trial in the United States, as New Zealand received formal extradition papers from its ally. The extraditi...

Hector Xavier Monsegur, 'Sabu' Lulzsec Leader, Working For FBI

Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Tech

Law enforcement agents on two continents swooped in on top members of the infamous computer hacking group LulzSec early this morning, and acting large...

Lulzsec Arrests: Five Members Arrested By FBI In New York

Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Tech

Three key members of the computer hacking collective LulzSec were arrested in New York, according to news wires. Fox News reports that the group's ...

Irish Teen's Lulzsec Arrest

Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Tech

A teenager was arrested today in Ireland on suspicion of links to an international computer hacking group. The suspect, aged in his late teens, was...