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GAME Chain About To Go Bust?

By Gary Cutlack on at

GAME Group's share price has plummeted to less than the cost of a scratched old copy of Gran Turismo 2 without a box or manual, as the troubled high street chain is forced to admit it still can't source stock of some new titles and is "uncertain" what its future may hold.

Watch as Google Remembers the Birth of the World's First Digital, Programmable, Electronic Computer

By Sam Gibbs on at

Google’s got a bit of a soft spot for Bletchly Park, known for being the British code-cracking institution of WWII. What you might not realise is that Bletchly was also the birthplace of the modern digital, programmable, electronic computer back in 1942 with Colossus. Google’s put together a beautiful short film looking back on the pioneering work that paved the way for what we all rely on today.

Grab Some Free Wi-Fi While You Sip Your Pint

By Sam Gibbs on at

O2's just announced it's teamed up with a whole host of pubs to give drinkers free Wi-Fi. It's signed a three-year deal with Harvester, Toby, Carvery, O'Neill's, All Bar One and others to shove its free O2 Wi-Fi into 1,600 pubs and restaurants across the UK, so you can be antisocial while you muse over your beverage of choice.

10 Watches You'll Want to Strap On Your Wrist This Year

By Bulent Yusuf on at

So what's a "Baselworld" when it's at home? This trade show for the watch and jewellery industry is organised annually in the city of Basel, Switzerland, featuring 2,100 exhibitors from over 45 countries. The place is stuffed to bursting with movers and shakers in the world of timekeeping, all of them touting their wares. Here's a rundown of the best watches we've seen.

Hands-On With the Bluetooth G-Shock GB-6900

By Bulent Yusuf on at

Giz UK got its grubby mitts on the G-Shock GB-6900 at Baselworld 2012 watch fair, the super-tough digital watch that features a low-power Bluetooth 4.0 chip for two-way communication with a smartphone. It hasn't been released in Europe yet, and according to the G-Shock Research and Development team, I was the first person from the UK to try it on.