Richard Branson's Virgin Media has dresses itself in a new logo with the union jack making its first appearance, presumably to fall into line with the Virgin-branded aircraft line. According to Virgin, it's to celebrate its very-British-heritage, and comes at a time when the world's fixated on the UK thanks to the Olympics, the Diamond Jubilee, and Pippa Middleton's bum.
What do Brit's love best? If you said crisps and moaning about the weather, then Walkers is gunning for you with a bit of nifty packaging.
I feel for drug dealers, I really do. They have to juggle countless phone numbers, make sure strangers aren't cops and always stay on guard. I'm surprised more people don't slip up! Like this woman, she was trying to set up a drug deal but accidentally texted the wrong number—that number ended up belonging to a cop.
I really really really liked the Lego Volkswagen T1 Camper Van, but after watching this cute timelapse of its construction, I couldn't resist it anymore and bought it. You can buy one too, for £80, if you're similarly entranced. [Lego]
iOS 5 is here, well, probably, depending on if you managed to update your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch OK last night. With it comes Newsstand, which is the immovable folder thing on your homescreen that's soon to be filled with newspapers and mags.
Budget people-powered mobile network GiffGaff is about to launch a new product it's calling Gigabags -- a data-only SIM package built specifically for mobile web users.
UK magazine, sweeties and celebrity autobiography retailer WH Smith has signed a deal with Canadian e-reader company Kobo, which will see the high street chain selling its e-reader over here, complete with access to "2.2m titles".
Not only is ITV ditching PCs for Macs, it's also moving all its employees to Google Apps, in a mammoth five year-long IT nightmare. Supposedly the move to OS X is to encourage communication, collaboration and creativity, because presumably MS Paint just wasn't cutting it. [Silicon via TUAW]
In less than a week, the world has lost two tech pioneers. Last week, we mourned the passing of Steve Jobs, and now we say goodbye to computer scientist Dennis Ritchie who also recently died.
The Eee Pad Transformer, which for many is the unofficial benchmark and current best bang-for-buck provider among Android tablets today, should be seeing an updated version launch this November.
News from the Australian front in the Apple/Samsung war has arrived, and it's bad for Samsung -- its Galaxy Tab 10.1 has been banned from sale in Oz, thanks to a judge putting an interim injunction in place. [BBC]
Turns out that amongst photographers, Steve Jobs was notorious for being a "nightmare subject," to the point where it was a "joke" within the industry -- despite being one of the most powerful leaders in the world.
The HP Touchpad just jumped up a few notches on the tablet scale now that the first public release of CyanogenMod is available for download.
BlackBerry users will soon get their email fix again as RIM is finally restoring its BlackBerry services worldwide.
Apple put its iTunes music in the cloud and soon it may be doing something similar with its movies. A rumour from the Wall Street Journal suggests the company is in talks with Hollywood about a movie streaming service.