Aaron Milne

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Guy lost his house in a tornado but he's happy because his PS4 survived

Redditor HepatitisC posted this photo taken from his Facebook feed: "He lost his house in the tornado yesterday but there's some light at the end of …

Patent Reveals How Samsung Would Use That Three-Sided Phone Screen

Last week, Bloomberg reported that Samsung has plans to produce a phone with a curved OLED screen which wraps around three of its sides. Now, a …

Battlefield 4 Servers Disrupted By DDOS Attack

Over the weekend Battlefield 4 games playing on their PCs experienced huge outages due to an attack on the servers. The disruption on the servers was …

Gear & Gadgets

The World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer Is Still in China

Today is that twice-a-year day when the world pays attention to big iron. The latest edition of the Top 500 list of the most powerful supercomputers …

NASA Has a 622 Mbps Data Connection—to the Moon

NASA has smashed its record for transmitting data to and from the moon. Now, it boasts a frankly amazing 622Mbps transfer speed to the rock that …

VIDEO: Watch iOS 7 Replicated in Microsoft Word

Graphic designer Vaclav Krejci makes clever use of the surprising array of tools and capabilities in Word 2013 to perfectly mock up Apple's new iOS 7 …

A Headphone Jack Laser Pointer That No One Will Be Able To Spot

Don't let anyone tell you otherwise; highlighting a character's crotch on-screen at the movies is hi-larious, and always will be. But getting caught …

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Instagram is finally coming to Windows Phone

Prepare to say goodbye to your third-party Instagram apps: The popular photo sharing platform is finally coming to Windows Phone(s msft). Instagram …

Nokia CEO Elop admits that Microsoft could drop the Nokia brand completely - Pocket-lint

Nokia CEO and its future head of devices at Microsoft Stephen Elop has admitted that the Redmond software giant could ditch the Nokia brand for its …

Xbox One introduces community achievements and Twitter-style feed

Microsoft's Xbox One console will fully embrace the social-media age, a new video has revealed. Official Xbox spokesman Larry Hryb (AKA Major Nelson) has released a tutorial showcasing the machine's Friends App, which will allow owners to add up to 1,000 friends, and then view what these contacts …

Nintendo 2DS hands-on introduction – video

Guardian games editor Keith Stuart gets to grips with the latest Nintendo handheld, this time a stripped-down version of the 3DS, designed as a budget-friendly option for younger gamers. But the re-positioning of the buttons has some possibly unintended advantages for gamers with big hands

BlackBerry relaunches BBM for iPhone and Android with virtual waiting line

BlackBerry has relaunched its BBM messaging app's new iPhone and Android versions, a month after pent-up demand forced the company to cancel their original launch.<p>BBM is now available to download from Apple's App Store, Android's Google Play store and some countries' Samsung App Stores, but …

Nokia launches Lumia 2520 – its first tablet

Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia announced its first colourful 10.1in Windows RT 8.1 tablet on Tuesday at Nokia World in Abu Dhabi, aiming to take on Apple's iPad.<p>The Nokia Lumia 2520 features a full HD 10.1in screen, coming less than a month after the announcement of Microsoft's second …

Facebook's changing standards: from beheading to breastfeeding images

Facebook is notorious for policing what people can and cannot post to its site. The latest controversy – an apparent change in policy to allow beheading videos to be shared – is just the most recent in a string of accusations that the site bans things it should allow while allowing things it should …

Apple launches iPad Air and iPad mini with retina display

Apple has acted to fend off increasing competition in the tablet computer market by introducing the iPad Air – a lighter, thinner, faster update of its high-end tablet, priced at £399 ($499).<p>With the computing giant facing cut-price challenges from the likes of Google and Amazon Apple's …

UK cyber defence unit 'may include convicted hackers'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1021000/1021409_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534409796_b9ef8992df4f34d10565853d75876ea2<p><b>Convicted computer hackers could be recruited to the UK's cyber defence force if they pass security vetting, the head of the new unit has said.</b><p>Lt …

Cyber-attacks

'GTA 5' Malware May Have Already Infected Thousands Of Computers

Here’s a good rule of thumb: if a game hasn’t been released for your chosen platform, don’t download it. It’s true on Android, and it’s true on Windows. While we assume that GTA 5 will be coming to PC at some point, there are already torrents claiming to offer the massively popular crime sim to …

Apple asks HMV to remove download feature from app

By Jonathan Blake<i>Newsbeat technology reporter</i><p>Apple has asked HMV to remove a feature allowing users of the company's new iPhone app to download music, the retailer says.<p>According to HMV's owner Hilco, Apple has said the app will be suspended unless changes are made on Monday (21 October).<p>HMV …

iOS Apps

Apple Introduces The iPad Air

Three years ago, Apple unveiled the original iPad, boxy and thick and heavy by comparison. Four iPads later, we’re here, welcoming the fifth generation iPad into the world.<p>And boy is it a beauty!<p>You’ve been waiting long enough, through a summer of rumors, so let’s just get right down to business on …