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iPhone 4G Coming on 7th June

The press release below just came out of Apple HQ and judging from the annual cycle of product releases that has developed over recent years this is where we’ll see the new iPhone, a prototype of which was dropped in a bar in California...

Curiosity on Mars: First Colour Panorama

Ever wondered what you’d see upon opening the curtains on your first morning on Mars? This is the first full-colour panorama from NASA'a Curiosity rover showing the view from the edge of the Gale Crater, looking towards Mount Sharp on the horizon which is...

Game Center and Ping Prove Apple Can’t Do Social (Yet)

So the last week or so has seen Apple unveil two big ‘social’ products - Game Center for iOS devices, and Ping for iTunes on desktop and iOS 4. Both products lack any real link into the social web, and unless Apple are hoping to...

My Interview In Front Magazine

The guys at Front Magazine - myspace.com/frontmag - asked me a few questions and it’s in the mag which is out on news stands now!

Best – and Creepiest – Siri Responses on My New iPhone 4S

Here are the 12 best responses I’ve received from my new iPhone 4S today. I’ll upload more as they come but the first few will be hard to beat in the creepiness stakes. Just to note that when you ask #2 about anyone else it...

Rare Photo of The Beatles In 1957

all-thats-interesting: The Beatles in 1957. George Harrison is 14, John Lennon is 16, and Paul McCartney is 15.

Microsoft Launch ‘PC vs Mac’ Site

Autumn is just round the corner and schoolkids, university and college students everywhere are dreading having to detach themselves from the comfortable life of luxury that is the summer break. Quite a few of them are also carefully weaving arguments supporting the vital need...

First Live HD Video of Earth To Become ‘Live Google Earth’?

According to this dramatic trailer by Canadian company UrtheCast, two HD cameras will be installed on ISS (International Space Station) and be streaming back to Earth in real-time by 2012, giving the rest of us non-astronaut folk the ‘life-changing experience’ of seeing our planet...

Why Best in Class is Best

It always strikes me as odd that in the constant battle for online supremacy, the big companies like Google, Yahoo, MSN, AOL etc habitually make the mistake of over-diversification. Because the competitive landscape of the internet is as volatile as a shed full of...

Twitter: The Future Is Here

Twitter’s New User Stream API In Action The new API soon to be implemented by Twitter provides complete real-time updating of streams, whether that be your mentions, DMs, searches or timeline of those you follow. Check out the video above to see it running on...