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Panamanian Dictator, Manuel Noriega, sues Call of Duty

1 hour ago  by David Konow
Panamanian Dictator, Manuel Noriega, sues Call of Duty
As if all the mishegoss over Gamergate hasn’t been enough, how about a Panamanian dictator suing over his depiction in a video game?
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Waterstones rescue operation plays out over Twitter

17 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Waterstones rescue operation plays out over Twitter
David Willis, an American tourist, became an Internet hit last night after he found himself locked inside the bookshop for almost three hours, using Twitter to issue his pleas for help.

Christian Bale slated to play Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle movie

16 Oct 2014  by Alysia Judge
Christian Bale slated to play Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle movie
Christian Bale has been confirmed as a clear favourite to claim the eponymous role in Jobs, an upcoming biopic about the Apple co-founder who died in October 2011.

Tesoro launches high-end gaming mouse pad in the UK

14 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Tesoro launches high-end gaming mouse pad in the UK
The Ancile Z1 gaming mouse pad is available in all major retailers from today from £22 and features a micro-textured, low-friction surface and reflecting technology.

Invisible umbrella deflects rain with just a force field of air

14 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Invisible umbrella deflects rain with just a force field of air
Chinese developers have created an umbrella that fires a cushion of air out of a central cylinder to keep the user dry, a handy device with winter on the way.

Did U2's free iPhone 6 'Songs of Innocence' album deal pay off?

14 Oct 2014  by David Konow
Did U2's free iPhone 6 'Songs of Innocence' album deal pay off?
Remember how U2 launched its brand now album alongside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus? We've been combing the figures to find out if it was a success or a failure.

Robot sidewinder snake can climb hills and slopes

10 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Robot sidewinder snake can climb hills and slopes
Researchers from several US universities, alongside Zoo Atlanta, have developed a robot that mimics the movements of venomous snakes to climb up hills and granular surfaces.

Ian Livingstone applies to launch interactive ‘gaming’ school

10 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Ian Livingstone applies to launch interactive ‘gaming’ school
The man behind several successful game franchises, including Tomb Raider and Warhammer, wants to launch a free school focusing on games-based learning rather than exam results.

HTC announces the RE, a new screenless camera set to take on GoPro

09 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
HTC announces the RE, a new screenless camera set to take on GoPro
The Taiwanese firm has announced a new waterproof, wide-angled digital camera with just two buttons, which enables users to watch events directly while recording them.
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BBC iPlayer catch-up window extended to 30 days

06 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
BBC iPlayer catch-up window extended to 30 days
The corporation has announced the viewers will be now be able to watch their favourite TV and radio programmes up to 30 days after they originally aired.

Smart windows, a personal style advisor and beds in the ceiling: Welcome to the bedroom of the future

03 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Smart windows, a personal style advisor and beds in the ceiling: Welcome to the bedroom of the future
Betta Living has released a guide on what to expect from bedrooms of the future including various different innovations brought on by advancements in smart technology.