Chalk this one up as rumour, but Engadget's been sent a render of a new HTC handset codenamed 'Zeta'. The monster device is supposedly packing a beast of a 2.5GHz quad-core CPU besting the previously rumoured quad-core Edge.
TalkTalk is getting ready to launch the first finished YouView product, with a few thousand early adopters able to start trailing its new Freeview-based TV box from early next year.
Making your own set of Stormtrooper armour is a huge undertaking, but making it out of carbon fibre instead of plastic vacuum-forming techniques? You've just earned yourself a place next to Gene Roddenberry and Gary Gygax in nerd heaven.
According to wireless guru John Stanton, he and Steve Jobs repeatedly discussed the feasibility of creating a "synthetic carrier" over Wi-Fi connections—thereby squeezing out the networks—between 2005 and 2007. Stanton didn't elaborate on why he abandoned the idea. Further analysis is available at Computerworld.
We’ve been tracking the 4G 'messiah' in the UK for what feels like years now -- promises of streaming and downloading whatever we like, whenever we like, and faster than we could have dreamed. And while the promise is rolling through to reality thanks to finally getting trials from the likes of O2, it’s still a couple of years until we start living the dream of downloading SpiceWorld: The Movie in a minute in the centre of London.
The general manager of the French division of Nokia has just let slip one enormous great secret, revealing plans for a Nokia made Windows 8 tablet. And it'll be launching next summer.
There are lots of explanations for the gigantic structures built in China's desert. But the most mysterious thing is invisible: according to a former CIA analyst, there's someone who has ordered tonnes of satellite photos of this area since 2004.
Avid Motorola fans will be pleased to know that the kevlar-clad Droid RAZR is available now free on contract from £31 per month and SIM-free from £450. Grab your RAZR from Phones4U or Carphone Warehouse on the high street, or hit up Amazon.
For a couple of quid you get an app that lets you churn out retro looking photos from your iPhone. Orrrrrrrr you bring some analogue back in to the process with Holga's brilliant new iPhone case. It packs a rotary dial filled with nine plastic lenses and filters.
Milan has terrible air quality. Some of the worst in all of Italy. So architect and developer Stefano Boeli dreamed up away to combat that issue in a practical manner: He's turning two residential towers into vertical forests.
Another day, another Netflix UK deal; this time it's Miramax. You'll be able to watch such choice favourites as Pulp Fiction, Scream and The English Patient from early 2012. Encouraging news, but there's still a long way to go for a UK Netflix success. [Netflix]
Wanna know why movies are called "flicks"? It's because of the flickering light that's emitted from film projectors. Like smoking, smell-o-vision, and intermissions, it looks like 35MM films and their projectors are on their way out of the cinema.
Foursquare's undergone something of a Renaissance over the last few weeks—packing on new features like Radar and unlockable badge levels. Now, the social-mobile site is shifting its focus away from check-ins and towards exploration while optimising the site for tablets.
HP's Envy line of serious fun notebooks (as opposed to serious business, bleh!) have always been a bit on the tacky side. I hate to say it, but they looked like expensive toys. Now they're grown up, in and out.
Like an obnoxious great uncle who's overstayed his welcome, horribly inefficient incandescent bulbs are still lingering around because we're just used to them. So Panasonic has designed a new LED alternative with a visible filament and clear glass that looks like the classic Edison bulb, while still being remarkably more energy efficient.