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There's a new Google/YouTube thing out there to help make these dark days of nothingness pass a little quicker, in the form of YouTube Slam. It's a sort of 'Hot or Not?' for potential viral video clips.
Intel and Apple's Thunderbolt data transfer format could soon be a bullet-point on your new PC's tech spec sheet, with Intel reportedly preparing to launch a PC version of the adaptable daisy-chain interface next spring.
A couple of rumours about Samsung's smartphone future have emerged, claiming that the company's forthcoming Galaxy S III will arrive powered by a quad-core processor -- and a separate 3D Galaxy phone is also on the way.
Amazon UK is repeating its Black Friday Lightning Deals promotion in the UK, offering a load of new discounted stuff on a timed availability basis to celebrate it not being bloody Christmas any more. Plus for those of you who prefer books to cheap hairdryers, there's a Kindle sale now on, too.
LG has added a few more models to its list of Android phones that will see an update to the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich version of Google's OS, confirming that its bonkers looking Prada 3.0 is scheduled to get an upgrade in Q2 of next year.
Holy crap! There's leaving your Christmas shopping to the last minute, and then there's LEAVING YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING TO THE LAST MINUTE. Mum isn't going to be happy if you present her with a used air-freshener tomorrow morning. The same gift two years running displays an appalling lack of imagination.
For the third instalment of their flagship action roleplaying game, Gameloft have made radical changes to the formula. And judging by the comments left by disgruntled fans on the App Store, not all of them are very popular. Whereas the first two games were traditional RPG dungeon crawlers, this new game is something much more basic; an arena brawler built around the freemium model.
Christmas is often a time when the desperately lonely consider taking their own lives. Harsh, but true. So instead of taking a fistful of tablets, perhaps they should think about buying one single computery tablet instead.
A few customers relying on online delivery services for their Christmas shopping now find themselves relying on beans and cornflakes to get through the festive period, thanks to IT failures at posh shop F&M and supermarket chain Sainsbury's.
Sony's UK gaming division has released its guidance for how much UK shops should charge for PS Vita games, with an incredibly optimistic £44.99 attached to the Vita version of Uncharted. That squelching sound you can hear is the early adopters being milked.