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.
Is anyone going to bother with the Torch 9810 and Arc S? They've just hit Three and Vodafone respectively, where you're looking at spending over £30/month on-contract. When RIM's got QNX-laden phones just 'round the corner, you'd have to be desperate for a 'Berry to get one of these.
New research reveals that alcohol impairs your body's ability to fight off viral infections. Isn't it enough that it already impairs your ability to drive, talk clearly, and not over-tip strippers? Damn it, alcohol, what more do you want?
JJ Jegede hasn't set a world record with his feat, given the combined width of the Minis is less than the Olympic long jump qualifying standard -- but he's got in the papers. That's a modern-world gold medal achievement.
Blue t-shirts. Minimalist design ethic. Smiling staff. Lovely tables. The above familiar retail scene isn't the latest Apple store, it is in fact the very first "Chrome Zone"--A Google shop dedicated solely to trying to sell the UK some Chromebooks.
I slump back against a tree stump at the edge of the park, watching the two youths run off into the distance, only dimly aware of the device I’m holding in my hand. “Hello? Hello!?”. The little machine I’m holding is making sounds, but it only barely registers. Somehow, I hear my watch beep twice, signifying that it’s 3am.