Entries by Michael Rundle from 06/2012

Milky Way Galaxy To Collide With Andromeda, Nasa Study Reveals (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Tech

Above: The collision of Andromeda and the Milky Way, as pictured by Nasa The Milky Way is on a collision course with another galaxy, and the ...

Tomb Raider Trailer: 'Crossroads' Clip Hits Before E3 (VIDEO)

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Tech

There seems to be a trend towards bleak, violent trailers in video games. First it was Hitman fighting PVC nuns, now it's the turn of Lara Croft. S...

Diamond Jubilee: 'The Sims' Pays Tribute To The Queen... And Pippa (VIDEO)

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Tech

The Sims, EA's venerable series of life-simulation video games, hasn't quite been around as long as Queen Elizabeth II (even if it does feel like it)....

London Names 80 Tube Stations To Get Free WiFi By July

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Tech

The first 80 Tube stations to receive free WiFi access have been announced. Virgin Media will enable the free wireless access by the end of July. ...

President Obama Ordered Wave Of Cyber Attacks Against Iran, New York Times Says

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Tech

President Obama has ordered a wave of "increasingly sophisticated attacks" against Iran and its nuclear program, according to reports. The New York...

Online Super-Weapon Flame Could Track Targets, Map Locations And Steal Data Via Bluetooth

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Tech

The online 'super-weapon' known as Flame was able to control Bluetooth chips on infected computers, enabling it to track nearby devices - and potentia...

UK-Based Tech Accelerator Wayra Accepts 16 New Start-Ups Into London Academy

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Tech

Sixteen UK start-up companies have been selected from 1,000 entrants by the global tech accelerator Wayra to turn their ideas into reality. Exactly...

Transit Of Venus: Astronomers Ready For Last Transit For A Century (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Tech

A small, black dot passing across the face of the sun next week will be watched with interest, wonder and excitement by experts and amateurs around th...

E3 2012: Nintendo Announces NintendoLand Virtual Theme Park, Super Mario Bros U

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK Tech

Nintendo has unveiled a virtual theme park which it says will introduce its new gaming console to the world. The park - 'NintendoLand' - will be th...

E3 2012: Microsoft Press Event (LIVEBLOG)

Posted 06.04.2012 | UK Tech

Microsoft has announced a new push to connect its Xbox gaming console with phones, tablets and PCs at the E3 gaming conference in Los Angeles. Micr...

E3 2012: Sony Announces New Products At Keynote

Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Tech

All the details from Sony's pre-E3 press conference....

Transit Of Venus 2012 (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech

Astronomers around the world have watched and recorded the last Transit of Venus for more than a hundred years. The spectacle of our closest planet...

IPv6 Launch: The Day The Internet Avoids Disaster

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech

In most disaster movies there comes a singular moment where humanity launches a last-ditch attempt to save itself. Sometimes it's a nuclear-equippe...

Base Jumping Record: Valery Rozov Falls For 90 Seconds Off 6000m Mountain (VIDEO)

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

Base jumper Valery Rozov has broken a world record after falling for 90 seconds from a 6000m mountain. Rozov climbed the peak in the Indian Himalay...

New Flexible Glass Can 'Wrap Around Gadgets' Says Developer Corning (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech

A new type of glass, which is so thin and flexible it could "revolutionise" gadget design, has been unveiled in New York. Corning Inc. unveiled 'Wi...

World's First Solar Intercontinental Flight (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech

It's not just Venus which is making headlines thanks to the light of the Sun. The world's first solar-powered inter-continental flight has successf...

E3 2012: Top 15 Game Trailers (VIDEOS)

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech

If you're following this year's E3 gaming conference you're probably already totally overwhelmed with news from Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo. And i...

Foxconn: Reports Of Riots At Chengdu Factory Not Accurate

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech

Electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group has denied reports that a riot took place at its factory in Chengdu. The Taiwan-based Want China Times r...

Foxconn Riots: 1,000 Chinese Workers 'Clash With Security Officers' At Massive Plant (PHOTO)

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech

Hundreds of workers at a Foxconn factory in Chengdu, China, have been arrested after a clash with security staff. According to reports from Taiwan-...

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Promo Asks 'Is Your Phone Hot Enough To Melt Butter?' (VIDEO)

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech

A mobile phone chip maker has taken a metaphor a bit too literally in order to prove its processors run cooler than its competitors. Responding to ...

ClamBook Wants To Turn Your Phone Into A Laptop (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech

Among the many trends to come out of the E3 gaming conference in LA - and Computex in Taiwan - is the idea of combining your various devices into one ...

Is Email Dead, Dying Or Neither?

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech

Is email doomed? If Atos, an international IT services company, has its way, it will be - by 2014, anyway. Atos is convinced that while email's ...

Ray Bradbury Dead: Five Tech Predictions The Sci-Fi Author Got Right

Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech

It is slightly unfair when science fiction writers are judged by how 'accurately' they manage to predict the future. Few such writers - including R...

4G: O2 And Vodafone To Build Single Network Grid To Hasten Switchover

Posted 06.07.2012 | UK Tech

Two of the world's largest mobile network operators are to join forces in a bid to speed up the delivery of super-fast 4G services to UK households. ...

LinkedIn Hack May Be Much Larger Than Feared, Imperva Says

Posted 06.07.2012 | UK Tech

A feared hack of the social networking site LinkedIn may be worse than previously feared, a security firm has said. On Wednesday it was revealed up...