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Sussex Police is conducting an interesting interactive experiment today, putting out a live, multi-channel, multimedia broadcast of its team going about their business, both back in the station and out on the streets.
That Bill Gates, he's such a joker. Apparently you shouldn't bother attempting to be a billionaire like him; after a million, it's pretty much the same. I think Roman Abramovich might disagree, what with his frigate-sized yachts, but we get you Bill -- a packet of Walkers is still only 50p. [GeekWire]
There's something pretty magical about watching the big blue ball that we call Earth spinning in space. Sit back and watch a stunning compilation of recent orbital fly-bys by the ISS, as it hurtles around our spinning globe. [Space.com]
Last night was the occasion of the Games Media Awards 2011. This is a special night for games journalists, travelling from across the land (well, mainly Bath) to gather in one venue and clap each other on the back. This is a rare occasion where we get to celebrate our hard work championing the most progressive entertainment medium in the world. Except, things didn’t go precisely as planned.
Otherworldly, out-of-body experiences and alien abductions -- they've been the stuff of legend for decades. Turns out, they're probably just figments of our imaginations and scientists are trying to prove it.
Archos used to be known for large capacity tablet-style media players. Now its making Android tablets and the media-centric 10.1-inch G9 is one of its latest. It's a media power-house, but is it a bit of a one-trick pony?
The best thing about Asus' Zenbook line of laptops, as discovered in our review? That gorgeous brushed aluminium and sleek, sleek lines. Asus obviously knows a good thing when it sees it, as leaked photos of the EeePad Transformer 2 show a real departure from the first model.
Today's announcement that Sony is buying out Ericsson's share of its mobile phone joint venture leads to one very big question. What will Sony be like without the guidance of Swedish mobile giant Ericsson?
When you think of Facebook you don't exactly think 'environmentally friendly'. All those data centres burning through electricity, powering your virtual social lives. Facebook's first push out of the US might be a tad kinder to the environment, using Arctic cooling.
It's not just BlackBerry Tag anymore -- Bold and Curve users will also be able use their NFC chips to pay for stuff too. MasterCard has cleared the Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 for its PayPass contactless payment system. Now we just need the banks on-board. [Recombu]
Looks like Google's latest flagship Android phone is slightly less awesome than we thought it was -- no Corning Gorilla glass, just 'fortified glass'. Of course Samsung didn't actually speak about the glass originally, we just hoped-and-wished it was furnished in Gorilla. [Twitter via Phandroid via Android and Me via Engadget]