Rat poison. Lighter fluid. Battery acid. Pesticides. And now...radiation. What do they all have in common? They're all rolled into one cancer causing cigarette. What's worse, tobacco companies have known that radiation was inside cigarettes but hid evidence of it for four decades.
Leaked Nokia Windows Phone Sounds As Awesome As We Hoped with Curved AMOLED Display and 3D Navigation
T-Mobile Germany briefly displayed a poster of an unannounced Nokia Windows Phone. From it we've learned that in addition to having Nokia's Drive navigation system, the phone will also feature a 3.7-inch curved AMOLED display.
Botnets are feared not only for what they can do, but also for their resiliant nature (they're virtually impossible to completely disband). Still, Microsoft and Kapersky Labs teamed up recently to foil a particularly malevolent botnet called Kelihos. Here's how.
It's Friday, you're still in work, but it's that time -- beers o'clock. Break out the Shot Glass USB! Even invite Nigel up from IT, and see if he wants a shot. But only one. You know what he gets like.
Sharp makes quite a few smartphones, but we're yet to see any arrive in Euro-friendly format. But that's about to change, with its 3D Aquos Phone scheduled to arrive on Orange. Orange France, but that's still nearer than Japan.
Rumours have it Microsoft is making content deals for Xbox Live, with LoveFilm specifically on the cards. With the PS3 packing LoveFilm, BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and 4oD, the Xbox could certainly do with a content boost in the UK. [Bloomberg via TechRadar]
What's the point of waiting for the same few people to write the same single glowing review of Apple's new phone? There is none. So we didn't.
This is AlphaDog, the next generation of BigDog, the creepiest and most awesome quadruped robot of all time. The damn thing is now smarter and can stand up on its own when it's down. Like a real horse.
Rabid BBC consumer show Watchdog unleashed its full righteous fury upon the Motorola Defy last night, claiming that Motorola "exaggerated" the strength of it supposedly water, dust and shock-proof Android phone.
The fabrics mostly speak for themselves, but the skinny is that these fabrics are Soviet-era textiles from the 1920-1930 period of Russia's history. And while awesome, the industrial, work-obsessed imagery on display here is hardly subtle.
We've been hearing about Android apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook for months, but there hasn't been much word about what they'll look like. RIM engineers at Droidcon gave a list of Android features that won't work on the BlackBerry platform.
SwiftKey X is a replacement keyboard for Android phones and tablets, which "learns" your typing style by scanning text messages and Facebook updates. Now it can read blog posts, too, getting an even better idea of how you write.
For a film that’s about covert communications, infiltration and espionage, there’s nary a peep of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy's gee-whizz spy tech on show for us viewers. But we know they were spying -- it was one of Colin Firth's most convincing roles, after all.