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Giz UK Tests O2's 4G Speeds (On Camera)

By Kat Hannaford on at

As you know, Giz UK and its readers have been selected by O2 to help test their 4G network. For anyone doubting 4G's awesome speeds, take a pew and watch our video, which shows Sam and I (plus O2's Rob) pit a 4G dongle against a 3G dongle in various tests. We may not be as camera-ready as The Gadget Show's presenters, but please try and remember the 4G network is the true star of this show.

Buy Gadgets and Support Children In Need

By Kat Hannaford on at

If you were planning on buying a cut-price Samsung Galaxy Tab; HP TouchPad; Nokia Lumia 800 or HTC Flyer anytime soon, check out the BBC's tech reporter Rory Cellan-Jones's charity eBay auction. All the money's going to BBC Children In Need, and while some of the 19 gadgets have been used before, it's only because they've been used on air. Meaning, they're famous! Kind of. [eBay]

10 Suggestions For Building (And Hacking!) Your Own Camera Equipment

By Haje Jan Kamps on at

There's no two ways around it: Photographers are a rebellious breed of inventors, tinkerers, and ad-hoc engineers. Or rather, they used to be. Being able to buy just about anything you could possibly need off-the-shelf is a relatively new development in photography. But just because you can spend your hard-earned money buying nearly everything your heart desires, it doesn't mean that you should...

Facebook Porn Virus Litters People's News Feeds

By Sam Gibbs on at

Looks like that risqué Justin Bieber image your friend posted, wasn't really their handy work. A 'virus' has been wrecking havoc on Facebook, posting porn, photoshopped celebrities, violent and abusive pictures, all through a browser vulnerability.