After nearly 2,500 entries (you sent in your most creative names, right?), Crossrail’s drawn up its shortlist for naming its six massive tunnellers that are set to carve out the depths of London. Time to get voting.
Design fans will have another few objets d'art to add to their wishlists after scoping out Alessi's first-ever range of lighting solutions, which were announced today. Star of the show has got to be the Phylum lamp (above, £249), designed by Andrea Morgante, which is hewn from a single sheet of ultra-thin steel, folded and corrugated to represent a flower.
Fancy taking your hardcore yet portable gaming on the road? Vodafone’s offering an exclusive PAYG 3G version of Sony’s latest pocket gaming machine for £279. Top up £5 and you’ll even get Wipeout 2048 for free.
As wall clocks go the Paniki from Stallinga is even more plain and boring than the one you stared at in school. Save for the tick mark at the six position, which mesmerisingly swings back and forth counting off the seconds.
Are you bored to tears with taking the same old photos? We all get to that point some times, but there's absolutely no reason to -- there are loads of fun projects you could throw yourself at to open the creative gates and let the juices flow! Proverbially speaking, of course.
That awesome Star Wars Kinect special edition will finally see the light of day come April 3rd, some six months late. Better late than never though, as it includes an R2-D2 Xbox 360, C-3PO shiny gold controllers, a Storm Trooper-white Kinect, and of course Kinect Star Wars.
Smoke alarms may be essential life-saving devices but aren't exactly the most aesthetically pleasing electronics in your home. At least until now, that is.
Even the amount of money it had to pay Usain Bolt to be in those rubbish adverts hasn't stopped Virgin Media posting its first ever profit, with the media pipe provider managing to end years of UK cable supplier misery and stick £75.9 in the bank this year.
Statistics just made up by ourselves over there in the corner suggest that over 76 million man-hours have been lost to Skyrim since it was released towards the end of last year – enough to write the complete works of Shakespeare on 400,000 grains of rice.
O2 has announced something it's calling the Think Big Blueprint, which is a collection of sustainability boasts that may or may not save carbon and stop the planet exploding for a few more minutes. One of the interesting tangible plans it's putting in to action is a decision to stop issuing chargers with new mobile phones.
The Digitech iStomp isn't the first iPhone-controlled guitar effects pedal, but it's the first one that feels more like a legit guitar accessory than an iPhone toy.
One of the more keenly debated tech-nerd issues is that of the ARM-compatible version of Windows 8 and what it will/won't let us do. We already know it'll come with a locked bootloader, but we're still waiting on news as to whether desktop apps will run on ARM tablets. And it's starting to sound like they might.
The Philippine tarsier was once considered one of the quieter primate species. Turns out that's because we simply weren't listening hard enough.
The big news about the launch of Android Chrome was tarnished a little in the eyes of some by the fact that it doesn't arrive with Flash Player support of any kind. And it won't be getting any, either, according to Adobe.
We all suffer trolls badly; some of us are even guilty of a bit of trolling ourselves. But have you ever wondered what they look like in real life? Wonder no more -- the BBC managed to track down the prolific Nimrod Severn and confronted him for Panorama.