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Samsung Galaxy S receiving Gingerbread in a matter of weeks

04/06/2011, Samsung’s flagship Android phone, the Galaxy S, was promised to have Gingerbread (Android 2.3) by the end of March – but from the looks of how things have been it looks like the promise wasn’t kept. However, UK mobile carrier, Three has...

Slowest mobile towns in UK mapped

04/06/2011, Here is a rather interesting piece of research work that deserves commendation – we’re talking about mapping the slowest mobile towns throughout the UK where 3G mobile broadband speed is concerned. So far, we do know that the average speed for...

Walk around with drums in your jeans

03/30/2011, If regular drums kits were to be known for one thing, it wouldn’t be portability. Electronic drum kits that take up a smaller area seem to rectify the problem, but they still weren’t as convenient to bring around as an acoustic guitar or a...

Try the ViewSonic ViewPad Android tablet for free in the UK

03/28/2011, ViewSonic seems pretty intent on making sure their tablets end up in the hands of everybody out there – last week they had an extremely cheap promotion for their 10″ Android tablet, the G Tablet, going for only $284.99 for one day. Now it looks...

Kinect turns you into an “evil genius”

03/14/2011, The Kinect has had software written to let it do at least a 101 things at the moment, but every week more uses for the device just keep popping up. Some folks in the UK have managed to get the Kinect to work with two Tesla coils – using the motion...

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play looks beautiful in white

02/18/2011, Ever since Apple released the white iPod eons ago, white has pretty much set the standard for a device looking beautiful, and with Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play, it’s no exception. O2 has just announced that they will be selling an exclusive...

Samsung brings Lovefilm streaming to UK Blu-ray players

01/31/2011, Lovefilm is what the folks over in Europe get instead of Netflix, and is also a company that was recently acquired by Amazon. Now folks over in the UK should be happy to hear that Samsung has announced its intent to include Lovefilm movie streaming as an...

Segway scooters are almost unusable in UK

01/20/2011, A recent ruling in the UK has just rendered the Segway next to unusable in public. After the case of a factory worker getting fined for damaging a pavement by riding his Segway on it, the magistrate decided that the two-wheeled vehicles have no business...

Apple increases UK pricing as VAT increases

01/03/2011, This probably won’t be a surprise to many folks residing over the in UK, but it was noticed that Apple took down its online store over there for a few hours to raise prices to reflect an increase in the national value-added-tax (VAT) that has gone into...

Samsung Galaxy Tab Going For GBP600 In The UK

09/21/2010, When prices for the Samsung Galaxy Tab first begin to appear online, many folks balked at the listed prices, such as the GBP800 ($1,243) price tag listed by Amazon, positioning it higher than the most expensive Apple Wi-Fi + 3G iPad despite having a...

Microsoft Xbox Kinect To Arrive In The UK On 10th November

08/17/2010, Folks over in the UK who are looking forward to getting hold of Microsoft’s motion-sensing Kinect controller should be glad to hear that the controller will be released in the UK on November 10th, a good six days after the US launch. It’ll be...

Orange UK unveils 28 iPhone 4 plans

06/16/2010, Orange UK must have employed a whole lot of mathematically inclined staff – after all, they have not 3 or 4 different plans for the upcoming iPhone 4. No sir, Orange UK decided to settle for 28 different iPhone 4 plans to confuse and dazzle...

Samsung SNE-60 eBook Reader Headed To The UK

05/12/2010, Considering that Apple’s iPad is on its way to the UK, Samsung probably didn’t pick a very good time to ship its SNE-60 eBook reader to folks in the UK, but who are we to judge, right? While Apple’s iPad is not a dedicated eBook reader,...