Scientists are hard at work creating a pill that will let you drink a whole lot of booze but limit the alcohol's effect on the brain. That sounds great, right? Wrong. It's a terrible, deadly idea.
Pottermore was supposed to be huge. Instead, it's a million crazed Potter fans, most of them kids, playing Harry Potter minigames. Great! Kids love minigames. But why the hell isn't Pottermore selling Harry Potter ebooks? They're blowing this, big time.
From today on, every link you click in Facebook will be scanned, in realtime, for viruses, phishing, botnets, and other nefarious internet badness. This is the best news ever for your hapless friends that are constantly duped.
Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, has been bigging up his latest baby, a souped-up Tesla Model S sedan, which the company is currently beta testing for the gear-heads among us.
Sony Ericsson used to be a hugely popular phone maker with some interesting handset designs—sort of like Motorola. But unlike Motorola, it sat and did nothing while Apple created the smartphone frenzy. Perhaps that was a mistake!
NEC is supposedly working on this Android laptop/notebook/smartbook thingy that's model thin and apparently foldable in every each way. The pictures above are just of the prototype but they give you an idea how crazy this laptop might be.
Yes, that's right the good ol'BBC is putting your Licence Fee to good use and is creating a new Dr Who adventure game that'll recreate the treasonous ways of Guy Fawkes and his half-arsed attempt to blow up Parliament.
Well the cat's just about out of the clear plastic shrink-wrap bag on the iPhone 4S. Giz Brazil had exclusive photos of Apple's new iPhone 4S over the weekend, and now Vodafone Germany's listed the iPhone 4S and a new 8GB iPhone 4 on its official site.
Reports are coming in of a major cock-up in Birmingham that's screwing it up for the rest of us on BT's network. So if you're broadband's on the fritz, it's probably BT's fault. Brum's ruining it for everyone again. [Rory Cellan-Jones]
Samsung's Australian Galaxy Tab 10.1 may end up being gimped in order to appease Apple and remove the sales ban. Is a feature-disabled Tab 10.1 better than no Tab 10.1? Probably best to just import it from somewhere else if you're after it. [BBC]
If you were to poke your nose around the door of some fashionable London boutiques -- Howies, Albam, Fred Perry - you might encounter a jacket made with a mysterious material called “Ventile”. First developed for the World War II, this stuff is waterproof, windproof and 100 per cent breathable, which makes it perfect for the unpredictable British weather.
LOL. The updated version of Scrabble Trickster includes a whole new set of rules, ideal for people who can't spell and shouldn't be playing it anyway.
Your latest smartphone, that massive TV with home cinema set up in the corner and your ginormous fridge -- yeah, they're eating too much electricity and spitting out too many carbons.
Our sister site Techradar has acquired some images of what it believes to be a version of BBM running on Android, with the shots showing something familiar-looking and known as "BBM BETA" for Google's mobile OS.
Rumours of another future Nokia Windows Phone handset have appeared, with the "Nokia Ace" named as one possible forthcoming Windows Phone device from the floundering Finnish mobile giant.