Twitter's not just for starting revolutions, it's also great for finding lost pets seemingly. 11-year-old Tom Crowley lost his beloved pet Ginger the chicken after it crossed the road, only to be found when his mother tweeted about her son's despair. Not exactly the most riveting tweet, but it sure beats bleating on about how Jeremy Clarkson deserves the axe, anyway.
All hell broke loose yesterday when it was discovered that a lot Android and BlackBerry phones (in the US, at least) are recording every keystroke you make. References to the same software have been discovered in Apple's iOS. It's gimped, but it's there.
In an interview with Giz UK today, Spotify's UK Managing Director, Chris Maples, told us that their recently-launched app platform is "coming to as many platforms as it possibly can" -- including the mobile space -- and is part of its core business going forward. Spotify's definitely app-happy.
We'd all love to be able to predict earthquakes ahead of time — just think of the lives that could be saved. But toads can spot subtle changes in water chemistry before quakes way better than any scientist.
What's the deal with Siri and abortion? Well, Apple told the NY Times that Siri, the iPhone 4S' personal assistant extraordinaire, isn't against abortion; doesn't have a pro life bias and isn't part of some sort of conspiracy. Instead, Apple blamed the odd omissions on Siri being a beta product.
Most alcohol cabinets are good. They tend to be filled with booze, which is a great starting point. But this Imperial Walker cupboard should have your family simultaneously drunk and quoting Star Wars. What better?
Having acquired an 80 per cent stake in Blinkbox in April, Tesco's leveraging free digital copy movie downloads with each DVD and Blu-ray purchase. Buy a movie on disc and download a digital copy for free.
It's the end of 30 whole days of you raising money for a great cause and simultaneously looking like a complete chump. It's time to get rid of the beard. What better way than to use an iconic razor?
Today’s best bargain is a little beauty if you’re looking to tablet yourself up (not in an overdosey way) and join the hip, modern crowd, but without splashing out a pile of dough on something that might break when your fat uncle sits on it.
They call themselves "carnivores" and "meat aficionados," but there are other names for the vegetable-phobes in your life: "children," "cave dwellers," "people who will probably contract gout or cancer," and possibly "young-diers." Eek!
Orange is increasing its pricing by 4.34 per cent from the 8th of January to cover the cost of high inflation. Trouble is its contracts have a price-rise clause in them, so you can't escape it.
This is Greg Gasson—either the bravest or craziest man alive. Why? He has a habit of jumping out of planes sans parachute. Sure he brings one with him—nobody's dumb enough to leave home without it—but it's not like he wears the thing.
When you shatter your kneecap, the surgeon may use an implanted scaffold to coax your bones to knit back together properly. But what happens to the scaffold once you're healed? With this new system, the scaffold just melts away.
The famous 2D BBC test card got an update to HD with the launch of BBC HD, but now Sky's bringing test cards into the 3D realm with its own 3D version featuring Zoë Ball and her sidekick Mr 3D.
It turns out chimps at the zoo insist on repeatedly hurling their faeces at me because they're geniuses and not just because it's hilarious. Seriously. Scientists studied chimp throwing and developed the following axiom: The frequency and accuracy with which a chimpanzee throws objects—INCLUDING POOP—is directly correlated to its intelligence. It's good for society, too.