Entries by Michael Rundle from 09/2012

Is Bruce Willis 'Considering Legal Action' Against Apple Over iTunes Collection?

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Bruce Willis' wife has taken to Twitter to deny that her husband is considering legal action. If the papers are to be believed, Bruce Willi...

Pirate Bay Founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg Arrested In Cambodia

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Tech

One of the founders of the file-sharing website the Pirate Bay has been arrested in Cambodia. Local police said they had arrested Gottfrid Svarthol...

Nasa Awards Funding For 'Sideways' Plane Concept

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has awarded $100,000 in funding for a team designing a new 'sideways' super-sonic plane. The aircraft, which looks like a four-point ninja sta...

Reality TV Manned Mission To Mars Receives Sponsorship Funding

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Tech

A long-shot attempt by a private company to send a (televised) manned mission to Mars has signed up its first sponsors. The Mars One project is bas...

Neo Pangea To Launch 'Intern Abuser' Website

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Tech

The depths to which interns will sink in return for a few weeks of experience are well documented - and lamented by campaigners. But this might be ...

Mind-Controlled Robot Drones (VIDEO)

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Tech

Remote-controlled augmented reality drones are already cool and terrifying in equal measure. But what if they were controlled by your mind? It...

REVIEW: Madden 13 Vs. Madden 93 - Has Video Game Gridiron Actually Improved In 20 Years?

Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Tech

The Madden series is one of the longest-running, most beloved and regularly most infuriating franchises in gaming history. It first hit the world i...

AntiSec Hacking Group Releases 1M Apple Device IDs Taken From FBI Laptop

Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Tech

The hacking collective AntiSec has released more than a million iPhone ID numbers that it said it took from an FBI computer. The group claims to ha...

FBI Denies AntiSec Hacking Group Stole 1M Apple Device IDs From Agent's Laptop

Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Tech

The FBI has denied that one of its laptops containing millions of Apple device ID numbers was hacked. The AntiSec hacking group claiming on Tuesday...

Google Down: Brief Search Engine Outage Leads To Fear Of Apocalypse

Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Tech

A brief outage by the search engine Google led to a mild panic about the end of the world. Google's main website was not returning search queries f...

iPad Mini Mockups: Is This What Apple's New Tablet Looks Like?

Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Tech

Apple is widely expected to announce a new, smaller version of its iPad tablet soon - but despite all you'll read in the tech press, nobody is really ...

BBC iPlayer Introduces Mobile Downloads

Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Tech

The BBC will allow mobile iPlayer users to download programs to mobile devices for the first time. From Tuesday, the mobile iPlayer app for the iPh...

Ghostly Blue 'Impossible' Cloud Mystery Finally Explained By Nasa

Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Tech

Mysterious clouds that 'shine' so brightly they can be seen at night have finally been explained by scientists. The blue-white clouds, known as noc...

IPhone UDID Hack: How To Check If You're Affected

Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Tech

A group of hackers has leaked more than a million unique iPhone ID after claiming to have breached an FBI laptop. The news is concerning because th...

Nokia Hints At New Augmented Reality Tech Ahead Of Next Gen Phone Release

Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Tech

Nokia has released a teaser video hinting at new augmented reality features for its Windows Phone devices. The beleaguered company is expected to r...

Bad Piggies: New Details Leak About Rovio's Angry Birds Follow-Up

Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Tech

'Angry Birds' maker Rovio has revealed new details about the game it hopes will recreate its famous, furious feathered ones' success. And after the...

Apple iPhone 5 Event: Press Invited To September 12 Unveiling

Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Tech

Apple looks set to unveil its new iPhone on 12 September. The Californian company sent an invite on Tuesday night to the press, ahead of a major ev...

Massive Explosion On The Sun Results In Dramatic Northern Lights (PICTURES) (VIDEO)

Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Tech

A massive filament of solar material has erupted on the Sun. Dramatic pictures revealed by Nasa showed the long stand of material hovering in the S...

Quadrocopter Swarm Flies In Terrifyingly Perfect Formation In Austria (VIDEO)

Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Tech

When the inevitable swarm of robot deathcopters launches into the sky to enslave humanity, it will look awesome. That's the only possible conclusio...

LIVE: Nasa Astronauts Carry Out ISS Spacewalk (VIDEO)

Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa astronauts are carrying out a spacewalk outside the International Space Station, in order to make a critical fix to its power systems. The spa...

Catroulette: The World's Cutest Random Chat Phenomenon

Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Tech

Remember Chatroulette? The random video chat website burned brightly back in 2010 after its mix of serendipity and unwanted nudity took the Intern...

Sir Tim Berners-Lee: 'There Is No Off-Switch For The Internet'

Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Tech

The inventor of the world wide web has denied there is an "off-switch" which could turn off the internet across the globe. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who...

Awkward: The Family 'Feud' At The Heart Of Facebook's Rivalry With Google

Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Tech

Facebook has always been a pretty awkward place. Whether it's an ex-partner you'd rather not speak to whose photos show up in your news feed, or a fri...

Nokia Shares Fall 10% After Lumia Smartphone Announcement (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Tech

Nokia's share price crumbled more than 10% after it announced its latest line of smartphones. The Finnish mobile phone company unveiled the Lumia 9...

Nokia Announces New Windows 8 Lumia Smartphones (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)

Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Tech

Nokia has announced a huge update to its flagship line of Lumia smartphones. The new Lumia 920 is Nokia's all-new, high-end device. It features a 4...