Poor old UK electrical retailer Comet is about to feel the full legal force of Microsoft, with the US software giant claiming Comet made and distributed over 94,000 illegal copies of Windows XP and Vista.
French and German network collaboration Everything Everywhere is teaming up with China Telecom -- to launch a Chinese mobile network in the UK. We are all so very cosmopolitan these days.
I don't think annoying your brother with a few foot jabs warrants getting slapped across the face with an iPad but hey, boys will be boys. Maybe brother was trying to set a new high score! Or maybe he was Facetiming a cute girl! Who knows! All I know now is that the iPad makes for an awesome slapping device. [YouTube]
Helping free the injured and clearing up accidents is only half the problem of car crashes on our motorways -- the police and traffic officers also have to catalogue the scene to work out what happened and who's going to pay for the mess. New 3D laser scanners should hopefully cut motorway closure times by capturing the scene in minutes, speeding up the laborious process dramatically.
The Apple TV is a bit of a lame duck in the UK, especially when compared to what's available in the US. Rumour has it Apple is courting the idea of bidding for the streaming rights for the Premier League to bolster its content roster for the Apple TV and iPad within the UK.
It's kind of hard to impress anyone in home theatre anymore, but you'll probably pull it off with a no-one-can-hear-you-scream vacuum in your living room.
The new Samsung DA-E750 speaker dock does two things that other docks don't. First, it plays with both your iOS devices or your Galaxy S. The dock has also been outfitted with a hybrid vacuum tube system that Samsung says will put some audiophile muster behind your tunes.
HP's HPE Phoenix h9 certainly isn't hurting for power. Combining a quad-core processor with up to 16 GB of RAM, discrete graphics and liquid cooling, who this PC is for exactly is a bit unclear.
Not merely satisfied with their finger-friendly Touchsmart All-In-One line, HP is moving back into the non-touch AIO space with the Omni 27, a snappy, dual-core Windows machine.
If you're a fan of the silly hijinks of Jackass, you have to watch this upcoming Nitro Circus movie. Nitro Circus is the super crazy extreme group headlined by motocross legend Travis Pastrana and his friends that pull stunts that even Knoxville and gang wouldn't even dare of doing.
Imagine a social network that combines the voyeurism of Facebook with the visual intimacy of Instagram, the real-time newsreel of Twitter with the exclusiveness of a backyard barbecue. It exists. It's Path. And over the past few weeks it's forever changed how I see my own little slice of the world. It's going to be huge.
With all the exuberant resolutions and New Year's exercising, there's going to be a lot of sweat—or sweating it—this month. The anxiety got us wondering, why do we sweat? Is it different in smell and texture depending on the cause? Does it sometimes maybe even smell good?