Google may soon add the option to buy copies of films through its Google Play Store, with the search giant apparently talking to Hollywood studios about the likelihood of being able to offer digital downloads of titles for its users to keep.
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).
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.
Microsoft is apparently planning to launch two new Xbox versions in the coming years. The first will be a cheaper unit with Kinect support, designed to keep the new "casual" market happy. Then the more powerful, proper Xbox 360 follow-up will arrive much later, to keep the "core" element amused.
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.
Poor old Jenna-Louise Coleman was launched into the spotlight yesterday, as the BBC announced she'd be the next platonic bit-on-the-side to team up with Dr Who in the mainstream children's drama. It didn't take long for Twitter spam bots to start firing out links to fake sex videos supposedly starring the actress.
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.
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.
It was kind of inevitable that the other networks were going to balk at the idea of letting the super-network Everything Everywhere trade some of its masses of 3G spectrum for 4G, but now O2’s officially thrown its toys out of the pram too.
So how do private security firms manage their armed menageries without getting hamstrung by weapons import restrictions and international law? They keep their weapons aboard armoured barges in the open ocean of course.
When you check in to a hospital in the future, along with checking your vitals and ordering a blood panel, your doctors may assign you a personal mouse.