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The UK's Internet Watch Foundation switched off most UK access to Fileserve over the weekend, after one single report of a "child abuse" photograph being found on the file sharing site triggered alarms.
Apple might have forced Adobe to kill Flash mobile, but Occupy Flash wants to unite the world in eradicating Flash from the desktop as well. The goal is simple: get everyone to uninstall Flash Player and you can join the fight now.
TV streaming site TVCatchup has had its case with UK broadcasters referred to the European Court of Justice, for a ruling on whether its relaying of TV broadcasts count as an illegal "communication to the public."
Amazon's week of flog-off sales kicked off today in the UK. From Dyson cleaners to Downton Abbey boxsets, discounts of up to 80 per cent are now live. Managed to grab yourself anything good yet? [Amazon]
It didn't take long for complaints about the Galaxy Nexus to start rolling in, with Google confirming its hot new Android 4.0 phone isn't currently compatible with Adobe's Flash Player and early adopters spotting an odd volume-muting software bug.
We first reported on the official mobile version of Minecraft way back in September, when it was an Android exclusive. This week the block-building phenomenon finally made the leap to iPad and iPhone, and potentially to the single largest audience the game has ever had. So what on earth are we/they/you going to make of it? Put down that lump of granite for a minute, and let's find out.
It's been 10 years since Sky's built-in PVR hit our living rooms, and it's been glorious. Recording what we want, when we want and all automatically. Now with the rise of catch-up VOD, is the Sky+ box dead? Sky doesn't think so.
OK, so you might have heard by now that Giz UK has been 4G-powered for a week or two. So, it's about time we gave you our real-world working experience of 4G -- what it's really like to use, and whether it's actually any good.
Chalk another one up to the cyber cops of Scotland Yard -- they've arrested a 16-year-old who attempted to instigate a DDoS attack on the Royal Wedding back in April, which had to be fended off by the rozzers.
His name was Jamie. “My friend, I have absolutely nothing against the police”, he confided, still leaning against the car, “but this really is rather a bit of an inconvenience, and I wish you weren’t doing this”.
There's your average gadget-toy Christmas presents like an iPhone controlled helicopter or a rolling robot camera, and then there's a jetpack. Firebox have put the JetLev Flyer up for pre-order, which propels you 10m high at up to 22mph just using water.
Looks like the porn industry isn't all that happy with its new .XXX domains. Two of the largest companies behind such delights as YouPorn and Playboy.com, have clubbed together to sue for an injunction against ICANN over the .XXX domain.
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.