Entries by Michael Rundle from 11/2012

Massive 'Super Earth' Has Conditions Suitable For Life, Astronomers Announce

Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Tech

A giant 'Super Earth' has been discovered relatively close to our solar system which may be capable of supporting life. The planet was found orbiti...

British-Made BeBionic Hand Gives Man Back Ability To Make Tea

Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Tech

A man has gained a new lease on life - and regained the ability to make tea - thanks to a new bionic hand. The British-made BeBionic V2 hand allows...

Election Total War: Video Game Pits Hundreds Of Obamas Versus Legions Of Romneys

Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Tech

The American election may be over, but Election Total War is just beginning. Yes, conciliation and cross-party cooperation may be the watchwords n...

Election Total War: Video Game Pits Hundreds Of Obamas Versus Legions Of Romneys

Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Tech

The American election may be over, but Election Total War is just beginning. Yes, conciliation and cross-party cooperation may be the watchwords n...

Apple Granted Patent For 'Rounded Rectangle'

Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Tech

Apple has been granted a patent so vague it may never be able to use it. The patent covers the outer shape of a device - a rectangle with rounded ...

Apple Granted Patent For 'Rounded Rectangle'

Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Tech

Apple has been granted a patent so vague it may never be able to use it. The patent covers the outer shape of a device - a rectangle with rounded ...

MasterCard DisplayCard: Your Next Credit Card Could Have A Screen

Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Tech

Your next credit card could have a screen. And yes, there is a reason. MasterCard has just unveiled the Display Card, with the help of security...

Britain's 10 Slowest Broadband Streets Revealed

Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Tech

The ten streets in Britain with the slowest broadband have been revealed - and three of them are in Lincolnshire. Cromarty Road in Stamford had the...

Jam With Chrome: Google Reinvents The Musical Instrument

Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Tech

Jam With Chrome: Google Reinvents The Musical Instrument...

US Navy Replaces Mine-Hunting Dolphins With Underwater Robots

Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Tech

The US Navy is reportedly planning to replace its last military dolphins with robots. In an exclusive interview with BBC Future, the navy said it w...

How Easy Is Windows 8 To Operate When Drunk? (VIDEO)

Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Tech

Microsoft has worked hard before and since the launch of its Windows 8 operating system to educate users about how to manipulate the next-gen UI. U...

US Navy SEALs Punished For Working As Consultants On Medal Of Honor

Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Tech

One of the elite American soldiers who took part in the raid which located and killed Osama Bin Laden has been reportedly disciplined for working as a...

'Facebook Us' Adds Potentially Sickening Relationship Pages To Social Network

Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Tech

Depending on how you feel about cute couples in love, Facebook has just added a new feature which is either really sweet, or really sickening. The ...

UK To Spend £60m More On European Space Agency A Year

Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Tech

The UK will spend £60m more per year on space technology. Chancellor George Osborne said that the UK will increase its contribution to the Europea...

Twitter Security Mix-Up Leads To Thousands Of Password Resets

Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Tech

A security mix-up has led to thousands of Twitter users needlessly changing their passwords. The social network sent an email on Thursday asking us...

iPad Mini Review: The Best Tablet Apple Has Ever Made? (VIDEO) (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Tech

The Good: Fantastic selection of amazing apps Rock-solid iOS 6 operating system Beautiful industrial design The Bad: Lower-resolution s...

Nike+ Kinect Training Review: Home Exercise Comes Of Age?

Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Tech

Nike has recently done a great job of producing genuinely useful training gadgets to sit alongside its traditional business model - namely selli...

iPad 4th Generation Review: No Surprises (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)

Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Tech

Whereas the iPad Mini is a surprisingly original and unexpectedly fresh device, the iPad 4th generation is sort of the opposite. That's not to...

iPad 4th Generation Review: No Surprises (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)

Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Tech

Whereas the iPad Mini is a surprisingly original and unexpectedly fresh device, the iPad 4th generation is sort of the opposite. That's not to say ...

Ofcom 4G Spectrum Auction Timeline Announced

Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Tech

The timeline for the largest ever sale of mobile phone spectrum in the UK has been released. 4G LTE is up to seven times faster than 3G, enabling d...

'Perfect' Invisibility Cloak Is World's First, Scientists Say

Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Tech

A 'perfect' cloak of invisibility has been demonstrated for the first time. (But no, it's not quite Predator-style stuff yet.) Researchers have ...

Nasa Uses 'Space Internet' To Control Robot On Earth From ISS

Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has used an 'interplanetary internet' to control a robot on Earth from the International Space Station. The experimental version of the new Di...

Japanese Photo Booth Prints Tiny 3D Models Of Customers (PICTURES)

Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Tech

A Japanese 'photo booth' is offering customers the chance to print out tiny 3D models of themselves. The custom business is to open for a limited ...

Black Hole's Destruction Of Massive Super-Hot Gas Cloud Visualised (VIDEO)

Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Tech

A spectacular simulation of a black hole at the centre of our galaxy devouring a massive cloud of super-hot gas has been released. The images were ...

Digital Magazine Awards 2012: Vote For The Cover Of The Year (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Tech

Digital magazines have never been more inventive or important - and the release in the past couple of weeks of some amazing new tablets has just...