£5695 Gets You a Fujifilm X-Pro1... Case (and Camera)

By Gary Cutlack on at

If you're rich enough to do your gadget shopping at Harrods rather than picking up half-broken things from eBay and trying to fix them yourself with masking tape and elastic bands, you may have the budget to buy Globe-Trotter's fancy case (oh, and it comes with Fujifilm's X-Pro1 camera, too).

Minecraft to Hit the Xbox On May 9th

By Sam Gibbs on at

Minecrafters looking for a bit of four-player split-screen action won’t have to wait too long – Minecraft is coming to the Xbox on the 9th of May via the Xbox Live Arcade for just 1600 Microsoft Points or about £16-odd.

Somehow Mad Men Is Even Better In 8-Bit

By Sam Gibbs on at

Yep, 8-bit pretty much makes everything better, including Mad Men. Here’s a new YouTube choose-your-own-adventure game to waste a good few minutes of your time on this Friday morning. Don’t forget; it doesn’t make a blind bit of difference what you choose, just make sure you’re drunk off your arse on scotch – that’s the Mad Men way.

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The New BBC Mobile Site Revamp Looks Good But is Very Beta

By Sam Gibbs on at

The BBC is reshaping its mobile site, updating it for the latest generation of smartphones, shoving in some features like automatic location awareness that weren’t possible with the old design. It’s launched the revamp in beta to grab your feedback, but right now, like and good beta should be, it’s just a tad broken in some places.

Safe, Smart, and... Fun? The Surprising Science of ATMs

By Rachel Swaby on at

Using an automated teller machine is inherently risky. You stand there, your back turned, signaling to everyone around that you're about to have a wad of tens in your pocket. If you're lucky, there's a security guard on duty. But usually it's just you and whoever is lurking in that little convex mirror.