Vodafone has tweaked its "Freebee" PAYG loyalty system, introducing the "Rewardz" scheme where top-ups earn "Pointz". And points make free things, like discounts at Thorntons and Blockbuster, or MP3 downloads. They can be saved up for bigger items, too.
There's an explanation of how the creator made this retro masterpiece over on his blog. Boredom, the summer holidays and interfering with the drives' magnetic heads were involved.
Oh Japan, why do you always get the coolest stuff first? This phone looks amazing. It's like a Panasonic Lumix camera and an Android phone had a baby. And it's waterproof? Gimme now.
Wall-brightener Dulux has launched a charity scheme called Own A Colour, which is giving charity-minded people the chance to pick one of 16.7m colours and give it a unique name.
This is what Nikon said in its Facebook page 15 hours ago: "A photographer is only as good as the equipment he uses, and a good lens is essential to taking good pictures!" Apparently, photographers with no Nikon equipment are shit:
So apparently defunct satellites blithely falling from the sky is a thing now. After last week's UARS debacle, the now-defunct German Roentgen Satellite (ROSAT) is scheduled to crash to Earth in late October or early November.
Harry Hill's TV Burp, literally the only thing worth watching on ITV for the last decade, could be in trouble, courtesy of reports that Harry Hill is set to walk away from the show.
Samsung and Google will be announcing Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) on October 11th. Here's an alleged video of it, from a guy who supposedly got the phone from eBay. The flavor of this ice cream is probably bullshit.
"Oh great! A new tech thing has been announced in America for a surprisingly affordable price! Can't wait to... oh"
Let’s face facts: Samsung’s Galaxy S II is blazin’. Running on a 1.2GHz Exynos processor, it bodes well for the next Exynos chip, which Samsung just announced.
Pay close attention to this video or you'll miss Tag Heuer's new Mikrotimer Flying 1000 in action. The new concept watch is the most accurate mechanical chronograph ever.
In an attempt to remind us that We7 exists, We7 has created an interactive map of the UK’s most-streamed music. Aping the iconic London tube map, it shows the artists most-streamed in the six most-generic genres.
I do love that the Amazon-owned Lovefilm is using the latest Twilight film as a selling-point for the iPad app’s launch. No longer are we tethered by streaming through PS3/PC, or waiting for the DVDs to arrive.
When Nokia shucked 6,000 jobs back in April, it was looked upon as the worst round of redundancies not just for the Finnish company, but for any companies. Today, a further 3,500 people have faced the guillotine.
Crazy; ingenious; amazing and why-didn’t-I-think-of-that? Yep, it’s that time of year again — the Dyson Award shortlist has been drawn up, and needs your vote.