You're laying on a grassy knoll, staring at clouds, thinking about puppies and wondering if Becky and/or Brian Jones will go with you to the autumn dance. Then a plane flies overhead. You wonder where it'll end up. But you no longer have to wonder: Wolfram Alpha will tell you.
The rise of data-hungry smartphones is seeing more and more people hit with surprise bills for breaching their download allowances, leading the Communications Ombudsman to ask networks to do more to warn users of the dangers.
Online bingo's big business in the UK, but players of Foxy Bingo got a bit more risk than they bargained for. Personal data, including names and addresses, of over 65,000 Foxy players was recently put up for sale having been stolen in 2008.
The UK government and a collection of the most aggressive data-gatherers out there have announced Midata -- a new way for you to easily request and see all the various data the big corporations currently have within your files.
Nerd Facebook Google+ has added another collection of decent features to its web interface, now showing "What's Hot" on the network and building "Ripples" infographics to show how posts have been shared with other users.
T-Mobile customers have been having less frustrating moments of dropped signal since they were allowed to use Orange's network for voice and text last year. Parent company Everything Everywhere has said that from next week, that'll include data too.
Google's Google Earth mapping tool has been downloaded over one billion times. That number includes downloads on your laptop, your desktop and your phone, plus downloads on your new laptop, new desktop and new phone, but still... [Google]
The Guardian has put together a grim visual map showing the last five years of London's murders, grouped together by borough. You don't hear Kirstie and Phil mentioning this when showing young couples around up-and-coming leafy parts of Camberwell.
Regardless of the fact that Three's customer service makes me want to rip my hair out of the follicles, I love them for their consistent cost-saving methods that they hand out to customers, especially where data is concerned.