Entries by Michael Rundle from 10/2012

Nominet Propose .UK Internet Domain

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech

Your well-worn 'C' and 'O' keys might be about to get a bit of respite. A new domain name has been proposed that would see '.uk' addresses offered ...

UK Games Chart: FIFA 13 Sells A Million Copies

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech

EA Sports' latest game of virtual footy has broken records on its first weekend. FIFA 13 sold more than a million copies across the UK to take the ...

JK Rowling 'Turned Down £2M Seat On Space Craft'

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech

JK Rowling has claimed that she created a cosmic vacancy when she turned down a trip on a spaceship. The Harry Potter author, whose first novel for...

What If Everyone On Earth Pointed A Laser At The Moon?

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech
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Nasa Unveils Dramatic New View Of Saturn's Rings (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has unveiled a dramatic new view of Saturn's rings. Pictured by the Cassini spacecraft, the near-infrared photograph depicts the layered rings...

Will.I.Am And Simon Cowell To Launch Tech X Factor To Find The Next Steve Jobs

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech

Where should you look to find the next great innovator in technology? Historically it's been in dorm rooms, garages and the back rooms of giant cor...

Will.I.Am And Simon Cowell To Launch Tech X Factor To Find The Next Steve Jobs

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech

Where should you look to find the next great innovator in technology? Historically it's been in dorm rooms, garages and the back rooms of giant cor...

BotPrize 2012: Programmers 'Beat Turing Test' By Making Video Game Bots Seem 'More Human Than Human'

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech

Programmers have developed computer-controlled gamers which are more 'realistic' than humans. The study was an offshoot of the long-mooted 'Turing ...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Meets Russian Prime Minister Dimitri Medvedev

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has met with the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Zuckerberg shook hands with Medvedev at the Gorki residence n...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Meets Russian Prime Minister Dimitri Medvedev

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has met with the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Zuckerberg shook hands with Medvedev at the Gorki residence n...

Iran Restores Access To Gmail After Blocking Google Services

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech

Iran has restored widespread access to Gmail after it cut its ties to Google in the wake of a controversial anti-Islamic video appearing on YouTube. ...

Dead Or Alive 5 Developer: Fans Complained Breasts Were Too Small, So We Made Them Bigger

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Tech

Pretty much since the inception of the genre, fighting games have featured female pugilists with large breasts, skimpy outfits and implausibly toned p...

UK 4G: Networks Agree To Faster LTE Rollout

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Tech

The UK's top mobile operators have agreed to launch faster mobile services by Spring 2013. After a meeting with Ofcom and Culture Secretary Maria M...

UK 4G: Culture Secretary Maria Miller To Chair Meeting Designed To Avert EE Appeal

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Tech

The UK's top mobile operators will meet with ministers in an attempt to avoid a potentially costly appeal after Everything Everywhere (EE) was allowed...

Android Stats: Less Than 2% Use Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Three Months After Launch

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Tech

Less than 2% of all Android devices are running Google's latest operating system - almost three months after it was launched. Phone manufacturers h...

FlyBoard: Jetpack Meets Skateboard Meets Awesome (VIDEO)

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Tech

What do you get when you combine a jetpack, a jetski and a skateboard? You get awesome. The FlyBoard is an invention of Zapata Racing, which con...

Alien Worlds Leave Electric Trails Around Dead Stars (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Tech

Alien worlds orbiting dead stars may be leaving 'electric trails' in space - and astronomers think they know how to find them. The strange planets ...

Kara Alongi Missing: American Teenager Live-Tweets Hoax House Break-In

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Tech

A teenage girl in America sparked a massive social media panic after live-Tweeting an apparent house invasion - which turned out to be a hoax. The ...

iPhone 5 Delivery Destroyed By Cute Puppy (PICTURES)

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Tech

Amid all the excitement about the iPhone 5, its dodgy maps and its remarkable sales, spare a thought for the unlucky ones. No, not the people who q...

What Does The Earth Sound Like In Space (AUDIO)

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Tech

What does the Earth sound like in space? Well, nothing. There's no air in space, so no sound. Right? Actually... no. There's an awful lot of 'st...

F1 2012 Review: A Morality Tale Of Youth, Despair And Death

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Tech

According to most relevant national statistics, driving a Ford Fiesta four miles to the shops and back without killing yourself is a non-trivial task,...

BBC Playlister: Beeb 'Working On iPlayer For Music'

Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Tech

The BBC is said to be in talks to give licence-fee payers free streaming access to its massive archive of music recordings. The Beeb has a huge lib...

Wonderbra App Lets iPhone Users Undress A Supermodel

Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Tech

A controversial new app has taken 'Hello Boys' to the next level - by allowing users to undress a supermodel. The App, made by Wonderbra, allows us...

British-Made Bloodhound 'Rocket Car' Fires Up In Landmark Test

Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Tech

The mission to produce the world's first 1,000mph car took a mammoth step forward today as the engine was fired up for the first time in front of a gl...

Bloodhound 'Rocket Car' To Be Tested In Cornwall

Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Tech

Engineers will spend Wednesday morning putting the finishing touches in place before a landmark test of Europe's largest hybrid rocket car in Cornwall...