Here's something unusual and of interest to any custom OS users out there -- Google has made available a full, clean, original factory image for the Galaxy Nexus. It's a total reset and reinstall for the convenience of modding fans.
Reports estimate that over one million computers in the UK are part of the "botnet" system, a network of spyware-infected computers used for various criminal spamming activities.
Solar Power Becomes the Latest Exploitable Foreign Resource as Europe-Powering Desert Plants Proposed
Looks like sunshine is just about to join oil, as yet another commodity to be exploited by Western powers in poorer countries. This time though, it doesn't sound like a half-bad idea. Set up large solar and wind farms in the African desert to power both the local region and Europe.
Acer has revealed its Iconia A200 tablet, which will be available very shortly. It'll arrive running Android 3.2 in some countries, but Acer says units sold in the UK from January 2012 will come with Android 4.0.
Everyone knows being in a band is cool. But what's cooler is making your own band out of old computer parts and then getting it to play a note-prefect version of The Animals' House Of The Rising Sun.
What you're looking at isn't a landscape shot photoshopped to resemble Willy Wonka's realm—it's the real world. A battlefield. Photographer Richard Mosse traveled the wartorn Congo with infrared film made for camouflage detection. The results are gorgeous.
China is risking being kicked out of the World Trade Organisation due to its continuing abuses of copyrights and a two-speed patent approval system that favours its own companies, according to Dyson.
To help you get on your way to (re)discovering film photography, Lomography's donated a bunch of cameras to the Giz UK Film Week cause. Whether you keep them for yourself, or re-gift them as Chrimbo presents is up to you, but you'll definitely be wanting to enter the two following competitions:
The technology within Senseye has been designed to simplify smartphone input further still, letting users scroll web pages, play games and generally interact with their mobiles through eye movement tracking.
Microsoft's rolling out a new Xbox dashboard update that'll include LoveFilm streaming. To go with it, Windows Phone 7 users will also get a cool little free app to control and interact with their Xbox from the comfort of the sofa.
What do you get when you combine a bunch of Ferraris, a Lamborghini Diablo, a Mercedes CL600, a Nissan GT-R and a Prius on a windy Japanese road? One hell of an insurance claim, that's what.
I still remember the day I ditched my old film Canon and "upgraded" to a 4-megapixel digital Ricoh camera. But recently I've gone back a few steps, savouring the creativity that courses through my veins every time I pop a roll of 35mm into a camera, and the fear of the impending, unknown results. Whether you shoot film or not, I hope you learn something from Giz UK's first theme week.
Last year's wunderphone, the Nexus S, will be receiving the Ice Cream Sandwich OTA update soon, judging by the fact Google is now testing the latest Android version on their handsets.
Who knew that having to deal with the scourge of spam could have positive benefits for the rest of humanity. Microsoft is turning learned spam-quashing techniques to the fight against HIV, and has partnered with the Ragon Institute to help them with their HIV-vaccine efforts.
You know what looks like a lot of fun? Dropping Soviet T-80 battle tanks from huge Soviet cargo planes, using both a parachute and retro-rockets to slow them down just before they land safely on Earth. Don't believe me? Watch.
Desperately clutching at straws, trying to kill off the civil unrest that's currently unfolding, the Syrian government has banned iPhones from the country. The ban is an attempt to prevent coverage of violent crack-downs on anti-Assad, pro-democracy protests by government-controlled forces.