01/16/2012, Products announced at events like CES usually don’t hit the streets until much later in the year, but it looks like that’s not the case for the Sony Xperia S. One of the first Xperia phones without the Sony Ericsson badge might be arriving sooner than we thought according to online retailers in the UK, Clove and Phones4U. On Clove’s blog, they announced that the Sony Xperia S will be […]
12/14/2011, Did you know that every year, 7.7 billion kWh of fossil-fuel energy is used to power Christmas tree lights across the world? That’s enough to power a city like London for 3 years. While we can’t tell every single person in the world to shut off their Christmas lights to save the energy, that doesn’t stop companies from trying alternative methods to power up the lights instead. If you were […]
12/13/2011, The iPhone 4S is a desirable phone without doubt, but unfortunately such desirability comes with a price, a price that is unfortunately out of the reach for some. However if you live in the UK and you want to get the iPhone 4S but can’t afford it outright, UK carrier O2 has a plan that will allow you to rent an iPhone 4S for a year.
12/12/2011, There aren’t too many Android phones that feature physical keyboards these days, and even less that feature candybar, BlackBerry-style ones. Well, if you’re living in the UK and you’re looking for such a device you’re in luck because one has just gone up for pre-order. Samsung’s Galaxy M Pro, which was introduced back in August, can now be pre-ordered in the UK. Unfortunately no release date has been mentioned, but […]
12/12/2011, With the riots in the UK still fresh in everyone’s minds, it seems that there has been some examination to the methods, tools and tactics employed by the police to handle riots of that scale. So much so that a new laser has been developed which the police are set to test that can temporarily blind people.
11/25/2011, We’ve written quite a bit about the Sony Tablet P over the past few months, and while it was released in Japan last month, it looks like the device is now on sale in the UK. The unique dual-screen Android tablet will be available for £499.99 ($771) though we’re pretty sure it’ll be cheaper when it reaches our shores, especially with the inclusion of a 2-year contract. The Sony Tablet […]
11/25/2011, With Android getting a luxury brand smartphone of its own in the form of an LG and Prada collaboration, why should Windows Phone be left out of the loop, right? It seems that Expansys is now offering UK customers the chance to purchase an unlocked LG Jil Sander Mobile LG E906 Windows Phone handset for a price of £299.99 (~$466).
11/25/2011, Fans of the Doctor Who series are probably familiar with the Daleks, a race of mutant cyborgs who basically are the show’s protagonist’s enemy. Now researchers at the BBC have managed to sync toy Daleks with their on screen counterparts, thus allowing the toy to mimic the actions of the Daleks that appear on the TV. This is achieved by having the metadata sent from the set-top box to the […]
11/17/2011, Sometimes being the first in line doesn’t always pay off, as Alex Ioannu discovered much to his dismay. He was the first in line to get his hand on Samsung’s brand new Galaxy Nexus at the UK launch, but when he got home he discovered that this was not the device that he paid for as his device was loaded up with an older Android 4.0 developer ROM.
11/16/2011, Remember Snake, the classic game that was found on pretty much every Nokia phone back in the day? Well, it looks like the game has been given a new breath of life – for a short while at least. The Nokia Lumia 800 launched in the UK today, and to celebrate, Microsoft has updated its MSN UK website with fancy Windows Phone colors, and a Flash game of Snake. The […]
11/15/2011, Folks in the UK who missed out on the launch of BBM Music a couple of weeks ago can rejoice because the service is now available to them today. RIM has announced that BBM Music has officially launched in the UK. And in case you’re in the dark about BBM Music, it’s a service (powered by Omnifone) that takes advantage of BlackBerry Messenger to let friends share their favorite songs […]
11/11/2011, If you’ve ever dropped your phone into the toilet before fret not, because you’re not the only one who’s ever done it. In fact, the toilet bowl is one of the most popular destinations for water damage to occur on a cellphone – at least in the UK. A recent survey from a UK mobile phone comparison website discovered that half of all water-damaged mobile phones in the UK have […]
11/10/2011, If you thought that the game of football (or better known as soccer in the US) was already too commercialized, it seems like they have taken it one step further by shaving QR codes into the back of players’ heads. The “lucky” football club that will be getting their heads shaved will be South-East London’s Bromley FC, who hired the hair stylist favored by both Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand […]
11/09/2011, Heads up UK residents, if you were hoping to get your hands on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus come 17th of November, you could be in for a disappointment. It seems that according to Amazon UK’s Galaxy Nexus Page along with reports of customers receiving emails from Amazon, the release date for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been pushed back to the 2nd of December at the very earliest.