Monthly Archives: August 31, 2010

  • Microsoft, News

    Xbox Live Gold price increase

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    It seems that tough times are affecting everybody these days including Microsoft for they have announced that the price of Xbox Live Gold will be increasing to £5.99 per month from the current £4.99 per month. These price increases are across the board in the UK, US and Canada, and will take place on the… Read more »

  • News, TV

    Five to return to Canvas

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    It was only a short while ago when RTL owned terrestrial channel Five was removed from Project Canvas, but now under new ownership, Five will now be rejoining the online digital television project. It is all systems go at Canvas with the BBC Trust giving it the thumbs up, it’s just  a matter of producing… Read more »

  • Microsoft, News

    Xbox Kinect with no voice

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    The launch of the much awaited Xbox 360 motion camera, Kinect will be launching in November the only problem being that there will be no voice char or voice command included. This is a bit of a blow for all of the Xbox fans that was waiting for this to happen only to have it… Read more »

  • Internet, News

    Scareware firm taken to tribunal

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    It has become a scare tactic for solicitors to send internet user’s letters accusing them of illegally copying or sharing copyrighted material, but the firm behind these so called scareware letters, ACS:Law are being taken to the solicitor’s disciplinary tribunal. This follows over one hundred and fifty complaints just from members of Which? They had… Read more »

  • News, Technology

    Facial recognition goes public

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    The use of facial recognition is something that you would normally associate with government departments and security conscious multi national companies. However, technology marches on and waits for nobody. Now it seems that the facial recognition will be available for all, soon with the launch of face.com, who claim that over five thousand developers are… Read more »

  • Apple, iPhone

    Are Apples Green?

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    It may interesting to hear if the iPhone is eco friendly, some people like to know this sort of thing and with the UK’s first green ranking scheme for mobile phones being announced it is a chance to see what phones are green and which ones are not so green. However, the scheme that has… Read more »

  • Business, News

    BT advert banned by ASA

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    The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned its TV adverts that claim its 20 Mbps broadband service is consistently faster than the other leading broadband providers in the UK. The advert is the long running “Adam and Jane” story that is supposed to be coming to an end, but the complaints were for the advert… Read more »

  • Apple, News

    The Apple Event Sept 1st

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    Only a couple days to go before the much awaited Apple Event starts, so what does September 1st have in store for us? Basically much of the same of what we already know, there will be an announcement of fourth generation iPod Touch, this will include FaceTime and the best of all the possibility of… Read more »

  • Funny, Gadgets

    The iPhone Bottle Opener

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    They say that there is an iPhone app for every occasion and that would appear to be right as now you can even open up a bottle of beer, yes that is right amaze your friends by taking the top off a bottle of beer with your iPhone. However, do not let them see how… Read more »

  • Games, News

    Some fancy footwork

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    The World Cup may be over, but you and your friends can still experience the excitement of the game with these remote controlled football boots will help get over the football blues by bringing all of this excitement into your home or office where mini tournaments can take place. These are the features and details… Read more »

  • Apple, News

    Colour for Apple Trackpad

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    Tired of the same old colour for your Apple stuff, well there is a place where all of that can be changed at a price of course, but the Apple Magic Trackpad will never be looking the same again. This service comes courtesy of ColourWare the people who take laptops and other devices and change… Read more »

  • iPad, News

    The Boog Boa Push iPad Bag

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    The iPad has been on high ever since its launch and now its time to cover it up, because something as thin and light being carried under your arm along a busy street you just know that something is going to go wrong. However, place it in one of these Boog Boa Push iPad Bag… Read more »

  • Games, News

    First Part Games online pass

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    It looks as if Sony could be thinking about introducing a online pass, whereas at the moment Sony are approving third party publishers such as EA and THQ who charge their own users to buy games online. It is this pattern that Sony are looking to copy, its success is simply too good for Sony… Read more »

  • News, Video

    The readySTEADY video stand

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    How often do you think that you have got that perfect video only to find that it is all shaky and not very professional at all. Well you could use a stand, but carrying that around is a pain, unless there is one that is small enough to fit into your pocket, well there is… Read more »

  • News, Technology

    Electric Bike by Ryno

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    It is all in the name isn’t it, Ryno sounds big and tough, well could an electrically powered scooter actually fit into that description, see for yourself.   Well what did you think of that? Source [Random Good Stuff]