09/07/2011, The speeds from Verizon’s 4G LTE connectivity while pretty darn fast, is unfortunately limited to domestic usage. While this may be just fine for users who don’t travel often or have no use for data roaming while overseas, it is still an obstacle that Verizon (and other 4G LTE providers) will have to address in the future as 4G LTE becomes more and more widespread.
08/31/2011, Diabetes is a serious health issue and for those with severe cases, sometimes eating the wrong food will cause them to fall ill, which sometimes can prove to be fatal. This is why scientists at the Swansea University together with a consortium of Welsh technology companies are developing a system that will monitor the glucose levels of the patient, while at the same time transmitting those readings to NHS staff.
08/30/2011, How big of a sports fan are you? Would you consider yourself a sports fanatic to the point where you have to watch sports wherever you go and are always checking the scores on your smartphone? Well if you live in the UK, the next time your wife asks you to follow her to the supermarket, you can surprise her by agreeing without any fuss.
08/29/2011, It’s no secret that technology has enriched our lives and made things a lot more convenient, for example removing the need for flight bags on airplanes, which adds unnecessary weight to the plane, and while tablets being used in schools aren’t exactly new, it’s still a good indication that we’re on the path where we will one day only need to bring tablets to school, instead of a heavy bag […]
08/25/2011, Unfortunately for deaf people, when it comes to watching movies in the cinema, choice is often limited not only in terms of movies being offered, but also the time slots that are available, which is unfortunate since deaf people should be able to enjoy the same movies at the same time as other people.
08/17/2011, Not exactly the most auspicious of starts for HP’s newest webOS-powered device, have we? It seems that mobile operators in the UK are not interested to carry the HP Pre 3 smartphone despite it having arrived in Europe now. Yes sir, you read that right – not a single one of them have drawn up plans to sell the Pre 3 directly – I would suppose that this has something […]
08/17/2011, HP’s latest webOS smartphone the Pre 3 is finally available now – in Europe. No word on when we’ll be seeing it on this side of the world, but if you’re looking to get the Pre 3 in Europe, just head over to HP’s online Palm Eurostore. The phone is currently in stock and the 8GB Pre 3 can be picked up for £299.00 with a shipping time of 1-2 […]
08/16/2011, It seems that during the London riots, groups of looters were organized through the use of RIM’s Blackberry Messenger service. RIM then announced that they will be aiding the authorities in helping to track down the organizers of the riots/looting, but in response they got their website hacked by a group/individual who felt that generalizing everyone who used BBM during the riots was unfair.
08/15/2011, Looking for a fresh take on how cars work? Da Feng’s latest concept design, Project Flake, might be right up your alley. The UK-based designer has recently come up with a concept video showing off what his car is all about and we gotta say, it sure is creative, not to mention pretty original. Inspired by the Pixar hit animated film in 2008, Cars, Da Feng wondered if it was […]
08/15/2011, It’s been many months since the HP Pre 3 was announced to the public, and we’re still not any closer to seeing the device on sale. Well, all that changed last Friday, when the folks over at precentral spotted an entry for the HP Pre 3 on the help & support section of the Orange UK website. Now it’s by no means a confirmation about the phone being released soon, […]
08/11/2011, Gamers who live in the United Kingdom are in for a surprise – in conjunction with the Eurogamer Expo London happening next month, OnLive will finally be launching its cloud gaming service on September 22nd. And as a treat to Eurogamer attendees, OnLive will be giving them a chance to experience hands-on demonstrations, get sneak previews of upcoming games and OnLive tech and will be eligible for promotions such has […]
08/09/2011, Rumors of a September/October iPhone 5 have been running amok. Some have chosen to hold on to the possibility and the chance that it might be revealed in June during WWDC, but alas they were disappointed which makes it appear that perhaps those initial September release rumors might be true after all.
08/05/2011, If you thought leaving your fingerprints behind at the scene of a crime was a bad idea – you’re right, and it’s about to get worse. Some researchers at the Sheffield Hallam University have developed a way to capture fingerprints that can identify substances touched and secretions from a person’s body. With this information, investigators can find out more about a suspect’s actions and habits. This is especially useful for […]
08/03/2011, Laws need to be updated to get along with the times, and copyright laws certainly need a revamp in the digital age. The UK government takes a large step forward by combing through their 300-year-old legal in order to come up with something that will keep up with the times where using copyrighted works is concerned. Part of the plan would mean modifying the laws in order to legalize ‘ripping’ […]