apps of the week
The Week's Best Android, iPhone, iPad and Windows Phone Apps

Curating apps isn't as easy as you might think. Some weeks can have so many new releases that I have trouble deciding what to include, while others have so few that I struggle to actually fill up the list. Fortunately this week is a good week, and a lot of incredibly cool stuff has been released. Enjoy. Read More >>

science
Science Determines Which Dance Moves Will Help You Impress the Ladies

There's one thing that has been universally regarded as a woman-pleaser throughout history. Minds out of the gutter please, I'm talking about dancing. It turns out sciencey people have done extensive research into the topic, and have discovered which dance moves men can pull off to maximise the number of impressed females in the vicinity. Read More >>

apple vs samsung
Google Has Intervened in the Never-Ending Apple/Samsung Court Battle

The petty squabbling between Apple, Samsung, and countless other phone companies, will not end. It's just lawsuit after lawsuit in a pathetic attempt to gain a pointless moral victory over the competition. Now Google, a company which has mostly stayed out of the whole mess, has come to Samsung's aid to defend the Korean giant from accusations by Apple. Read More >>

tv
Holy Shit, a New David Attenborough Documentary is Coming to Oculus Rift

Facebook buying Oculus Rift was seen by some people as a huge blow to the future of the system, but now we have some news which'll make the odd virtual reality privacy intrusion worth its while: An upcoming David Attenborough documentary is being filmed specifically for the Oculus Rift. Read More >>

facebook
Facebook Reportedly Received Nearly 2,000 Data Requests From UK Police Last Year

It turns out our law enforcement agencies aren't that out of touch with the modern world, as Facebook reveals that UK police made 1,906 requests for access to Facebook user data in the last six months of 2013. The requests affected 2,227 separate accounts, and more then 70 per cent of requests saw data handed over to the authorities. Read More >>

toys
Illuminate Your Frustration With a Giant Light-up Rubik's Cube

Ah the Rubik's Cube. That infuriating block of colours that no one can solve without pulling off the stickers, utilising some sort of black magic, or inventing a frickin' robot to solve it for them. 40 years since it was first released on an unsuspecting world, the Rubik's Cube hasn't changed a great deal, but Firebox has announced a brand new version of the infuriating puzzle -- the Rubik's Cube Light. Read More >>

sports
RIP Ultimate Warrior: Here are the Wrestling Legend's Best Moments

Only three days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, James Hellwig, better known as the Ultimate Warrior, has died at the age of 54. No cause of death has been revealed yet. To commemorate The Warrior's incredible career, above is a collection of some of his best moments. Read More >>

gadgets
The New Teeny Tiny Raspberry Pi is the Same Size as a Stick of RAM

The ever customisable Raspberry Pi was a rather small piece of hardware to begin with, but the organisation behind the device have unveiled the latest member of the Raspberry Pi family, the Compute Module. It has the same processor and 4GB of storage that you'd find in a Raspberry Pi, but it's the same size as stick of DDR2 laptop memory. Read More >>

movies
Are You Ready for a Movie Version of Battlestar Galactica?

You might remember Battlestar Galactica as the cheesy '70s science fiction show that was in no way ripped off from Star Wars, or maybe you remember it as the gritty remake from a time before gritty remakes were cool (better known as 2003). Well it looks like studio bosses are set to start production on a brand new Battlestar Galactica movie. Read More >>

movies
Everything We Know So Far About Star Wars: Episode VII

When it was announced that Disney would be making more Star Wars films some people celebrated, and others died a little inside as they anticipated Jar Jar 2.0. Now that filming on Episode VII has begun, how much do we actually know about this film? Read More >>

movies
Attention Nerf Herders: Looks Like Chewbacca is Coming Back to the Big Screen

Star Wars fans rejoice! As filming on Episode VII begins it's been confirmed that everybody's favourite big walking carpet will be returning for another adventure in a galaxy far far away. That's right, we're going to see more of Chewbacca. Read More >>

energy
How Britain's Wind Turbine Controversy Blows Oop Narth

Energy production always manages to cause a great deal of tension in this country, and certain people in power are even trying their very best to get on-shore wind farms banned. I live in Rochdale, which is roughly ten miles north of Manchester, the home of the largest on-shore wind farm in the country – Scout Moor. Read More >>

apps of the week
The Week's Best Android, iPhone, iPad and Windows Phone Apps

I'm a big fan of sarcasm; if it was possible to have super-human sarcastic abilities then that's what I'd get in a nuclear accident. The problem is that sarcasm relies on tone of voice more than anything, so it's impossible to denote sarcasm 100 per cent of the time. Sarcastic, or douchenozzle? You will never know. On an unrelated note, here's your weekly dose of mobile appery. Read More >>

twitter
Expect to See Even More New Types of Adverts on Twitter Soon

In another attempt at mimicking the actions of other social networks, Twitter is set to introduce 15 new types of adverts, some of which seem to have been "inspired" by Facebook. Read More >>

internet
Good News! Qualcomm Wants to End Slow, Overcrowded, Public Wi-Fi

Chip-making-overlord Qualcomm has announced support for multi user-multiple-input-multiple-output (MU-MIMO) in its future network-enabled equipment. What does this random selection of words mean? In a nutshell, it could mean the end of overcrowding on public Wi-Fi. Read More >>

apple
A New Document Details Apple's Supposed Concern Over Competitors

In a recent ongoing trial between Apple and Samsung, an interesting document was brought up as evidence -- a document that noted concern about Apple's decreased share of the mobile phone market. Read More >>

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