The long-awaited Android app player for BlackBerry has been demonstrated by a developer, giving PlayBook owners a future reason to stay loyal. It's Android, in a little window, courtesy of RIM's BBX 2.0 OS. [MacBerry via BGR]
Hacking group Anonymous has revealed its latest attack, performing a bit of vigilante action on users of several particularly grim sources of internet porn.
The World Solar Challenge for 2011 concluded over the weekend, with only 7 of the 37 competitors completing the 3000km journey from Darwin to Adelaide. Bad weather was the big cause for the drop-outs -- a bit of an issue for solar power.
The UK government is about to start publishing data on all current roadworks in progress, so we may stand a chance of actually arriving at a destination on time and relatively free of rage and desires to kill.
The slightly queasy quote above comes from Professor Mark Post of the department of vascular physiology at Maastricht University, which has been given £300,000 to help find a better way of making meat in a lab.
You've seen the leaks -- now it's time to read the whole thing. Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography is available starting today in hardback with ebooks available since late yesterday. List price is £25, but it'll set you back from £12.50 in hardcover. [Amazon via TUAW]
Remember all that delicious money Microsoft pledged to help Nokia make a success of its WP7 device launch? Some of it was blown over the weekend, through a series of super-short teaser adverts shown on ITV.
With the war for Europe over and the US's Pacific "island hopping" strategy seeing long-range bombers within striking distance of Japan, all that stood between the Allies and an end to World War II was the taking of that tenacious island nation.
The Rotundus GroundBot is a dual-camera security bot that returns 3D video feeds to a security team located nearby. I think I'll call him Wheelie from now on. Oh alright, Wheels it is.
We loved our GoPro HD Hero. It was simply the sweetest wearable action camera we'd seen... until now. The brand spankin' new Hero 2 isn't dramatically different; they just made everything a lot better. I may never take it off.
Called the Imperial Crawler by designer Christopher Aleria, this interesting take on the AT-AT would have surely been immune to Luke's harpoon technique.
Zounds! So this is what my ex-girlfriend meant when she said sex with me was akin to "carnal relations with an empty husk." Too much web porn! It's killing our libidos, lads, one frantically one-handed mouse click at a time.
ROSAT, the latest man-made object to fall from the heavens and threaten humanity's safety, has apparently burned up in Earth's atmosphere. The 1 in 2,000 chance of death from above we had all feared never materialised.
The US or UK versions of Nintendo's reward program, Club Nintendo, never seem to have quite the same calibre of awesome schwag as the original Japanese version. And now there's this pixelated 8-bit Super Mario throw cushion.
Looking at his work it seems like Kim Keever always has his camera in the right place at the right time for capturing stunning landscape photos.