Launched in September 2011 by parent company Future, Gizmodo UK combines syndicated posts from its bigger brother Gizmodo.com, with local stories covering tech, design, science, and all the other areas within the Giz universe. At this Giz UK hub here, you can access all content originally published by Gizmodo UK, excluding content transferred from the US website.
We've seen Android gamepad prototypes come and go; but the bluetooth Gametel, which actually launched in the flesh yesterday, promises to clip-on and add a joypad to any Android phone or tablet running Éclair (2.1.1) or better.
Do you remember going on school trips when you were little? Someone always got busted trying to smuggle a ninja star home in their luggage. The teachers didn't object to pornographic playing cards, or firecrackers, but the death-dealing shurikens really seemed to provoke their ire. If you were one of those kids, Ninja Throw is the game for you.
Looks like we might get some of those fancy Japan-only Panasonic smartphones in the UK. The company's looking for a PR agency to launch its European smartphone assault, which will be its first step outside Japan since closing borders in 2005. [PRWeek via SlashGear]
Good news Galaxy S II owners, your beast of a smartphone won't be left for dust and stuck on Gingerbread forever more. Samsung's UK Twitter team has confirmed that the S II will get an Android 4.0 update, although exactly when is unknown. [Twitter via TNW]
Yeah, the Yanks beat us. We tried valiantly with frenzied single handed, single finger typing; but at 6.9 seconds we weren't a scratch on Woody from Giz US, with his gargantuan, world beating time of 3.93 seconds. Hats off Woody. Impressive stuff. [Guinness World Records]
Tesco might be taking in at least one in every eight pounds spent in the UK, but that hasn't stopped it attempting to innovate and fit more on its shelves. The next step has been to swap physical products for virtual ones.
Ouch. Sting's free iPad app celebrating 25 years of squawking, apparently cost in the millions of dollars to make. The app combines music, concert footage, photographs and video, with a recording of Sting's October performance in the New York Beacon Theatre.
Ooops, looks like Nokia's let slip that it's got another Windows Phone up its sleeve, and it looks like the rumoured Ace -- perhaps its true flagship. The video was quickly pulled, but not before someone made a copy.
One of the companies that was part of the BDUK initiative has pulled out, claiming the scheme that uses BT's fibre network to help spread high-speed broadband is limited by "faintly ludicrous" restrictions on use.
You might be forgiven that LoveFilm is being a bit forgotten with Netflix grabbing all the headlines. But the Amazon-backed original UK film streamer is fighting back, securing a deal with Warner Brothers.
Those of you who get your telly through a Virgin pipe will have some exciting new features to play with shortly, with the broadband provider notifying users about the impending arrival of its latest update.