Pyeongchang Winter Games Were Targeted By ‘Olympic Destroyer’ Malware

It was confirmed by the organizing committee of the Pyeongchang Winter Games that they had come under a cyberattack during the opening ceremony last week. Not a lot of details were provided about the cyberattack officially but several cybersecurity firms in the United States have looked into the matter and have uncovered the computer virus called “Olympic Destroyer” that was likely used in the attack during the opening ceremony.


NBC Will Live Stream 1,800 Hours Of 2018 Winter Olympic Games

NBC has announced today that it’s going to live stream a record 1,800 hours of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games from PyeongChang, South Korea. This is a record for the Winter Olympics. NBC’s streaming coverage of the games will be a combination of digital-only streams and authenticated TV viewing.


Team Canada’s Beer Fridge Can Only Be Opened By Canadian Passports

Wouldn’t it be cool if you had a fridge that could only be open by certain people? It would certainly make it great for exclusivity and recently in the Winter Olympics, it seems that countries have decided to give their athletes certain privileges that can only be unlocked with a special pass. In the case of Team USA, the participating Olympians were given a special keychain in which when attached […]


Team USA Gets Mach 39 Suits From Under Armour

When it comes to the Olympics, winning the gold medal in your particular event is always the dream for any self-respecting athlete. The thing is, other than owning the genetic makeup of the supreme athlete, you will also be able to get some outside help with the introduction of special suits used in select events. Team USA has been well known for their high tech Olympic apparel in the past, […]


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These mini iPad and iPhone pins from the London Olympics are pretty cute

If you’re a fan of the novelty or the collectible, you might be interested to learn that in conjunction with the 2012 London Olympics, Apple been giving away a set of pins designed in the likeness of the iPad and iPhone on a daily basis. Only 1,000 are given out each day and they can be had at some of Apple’s retail stores located in the London area. They are […]


BMW’s Mini retrieves javelins at the Olympics

Fancy owning a mini Mini? Yes, you read that right – BMW has created tiny versions of the Mini whose primary function at the Olympics would be to hang out at the track and field events, where it will zip around to retrieve javelins, discuses, hammers and shots back from the field to the throwing area. This type of automation will definitely save a whole lot of time, unless you […]


Underwater camera that can tweet photos of swimmers used in London Olympics

It seems that sports fans and journalists aren’t the only ones utilizing social media in the Olympics. The L2012 Pool Camera is an underwater camera that is based at the bottom of the pool, and yes it uses Twitter to tweet photos of Olympic swimmers in action. The L2012 Pool Camera’s description reads: “I match the world’s best swimmers, stroke for stroke. They speed along on top. I race along […]


iPhone 4S used by reporter to capture the London 2012 Olympics

The iPhone 4S’ camera is regarded as being one of the better smartphone cameras currently available in the market, and we’ve seen photos and videos taken with it that could have fooled us into thinking that more professional equipment was used instead. However it seems that the iPhone 4S’ camera was good enough that a journalist for The Guardian, Dan Chung, has decided to use it in place of a […]


London Olympics committee deploys Wi-Fi Police to hunt unauthorized Wi-Fi hotspots

We already know that wireless hotspots have been banned at the London Olympics. But it seems that the practical aspect of the rule has been tested as sports fans are secretly turning on their mobile hotspots to access the Internet. To ensure that the “no portable wireless hotspot” rule gets implemented, the Olympic committee has deployed the Wi-Fi police, similar to the one pictured above. Yes, that photo was taken […]


Zelda medley at the Olympics did not result in gold

Mexican gymnast Elsa Garcia Rodriguez Blancas must be a video game fan, especially that of Zelda, or her coach is. After all, how many Olympians would actually choose to perform at the highest level while using a medley from a video game? This is exactly what Elsa Garcia Rodriguez Blancas did, performing her Olympic qualification routine to an arrangement of music from The Legend of Zelda. This particular arrangement was […]


No tweets in London Olympics if you want to watch TV

Once every four years, nations of the world converge on a single city to celebrate humanity’s sporting extravaganza – the Olympics, and you can be sure that the sea of humanity there will be busy trying to cover anything and everything about the event, and to share it with the rest of the world. Twitter is one medium of choice, but it seems that fans of the Olympics in London […]


O2 offers free Wi-Fi to London’s West End

Well, we did talk about Wi-Fi hotspots being banned from the London 2012 Olympics just a few days ago, but here we are with news that the O2 will be offering up free Wi-Fi to the city of London, just in time for the Olympics. With London expecting a huge number of tourists to the city, it is good news that the West End area, including Leicester Square and Piccadilly […]


Tweet sends Greek Olympian home

Greek triple jumper Voula Papachristou could possibly win the gold in the Olympics. But with only a couple of days more to go before the sporting event opens in London, her country is sending her home for a tweet that was deemed racist by many. The Olympic Committee decided to ban her from the games after mocking African immigrants in her country. In a tweet she posted a few days […]


Samsung Galaxy S3 Premium Edition Accessories Pack launches in Taiwan

We all know that Samsung is the official wireless telecommunications partner of the London 2012 Olympic Games, and it looks like the company is doing its best to cash in on the event. After announcing special editions of its popular devices – the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note to commemorate the event, it looks like Samsung has more Olympic goodies in store. Today, Samsung launched the Premium Edition Accessories Pack […]