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If It’s Not An iPhone Why Would I Want It A Video

IF it’s not an iPhone why would I want it? NSFW:

Posted: 11th, July 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Range Rover Hires Victoria Beckham To Design – Range Rover Designer Dies: Evoque Pictures

THE new Creative Design Executive for Range Rover is…Victoria Beckham. Vicky was there to celebrate the Range Rover brand’s 40th birthday and stand in front of the Evoque mo-del – a “global car“.

Says Vicky, designer without portfolio:…

Posted: 2nd, July 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Bionic Vet Gives Oscar The Cat Artifical Feet: Pictures

OSCAR the cat wears a new pair of prosthetic feet. Oscar was given a pair of new artificial feet in a single surgical procedure by the Surrey-based neuro-orthopaedic surgeon Noel Fitzpatrick. The work of this pioneering vet will be the …

Posted: 25th, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ben Paton Beats Alex Lee To Buy First Apple iPhone 4: Apple iPhone 5 Coming Soon

THE iPhone 4 went on sale at apple’s shop in central London. Like a poser magnet for the socially needy, the device attracted gadget fans in droves. Alex Lee, of Dubai, was first in line after having queued for 32 …

Posted: 24th, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Southwark Tube Station Gets Countdown Technology

OUTSIDE Southwark Tube Station, the pedestrian crossing is blessed with “countdown technology”. The number tells walker how long they have to cross the road before the lights turn green and all hell is unleashed. Says one black cabbie:

“It’s a

Posted: 21st, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Greatest Self-Timer Photograph Ever

EAT your heart out Adrianne Curry, Tila Tequila, Kim Kardashian, Coco and all other Twitter self-pic promoters. Presenting the greatest self-timer picture ever. You point the camera. You click the self-timer. You get into position. And the technology does …

Posted: 21st, June 2010 | In: Key Posts, Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


World Cup: England Fans Miss The Goal As ITV HD Goes Down

FOR those of you watching the World Cup on ITV in swanky HD, Steven Gerrard scored a goal. He scored while you were watching an advert. He scored in black and white. He scored on the radio. He scored on …

Posted: 12th, June 2010 | In: Key Posts, Technology | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Is The Riversimple Hydrogen Car Britain’s Tata Tano?

THE Riversimple hydrogen fuel cell car is on its way to Leicester. Can it be the UK’s own Tata Tano? Inventor Hugo Spowers motored the prototype at De Montfort Hall in Leicester. In 2010, Riversimple will site and operate …

Posted: 10th, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (13) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Environmentalist Michelle Branch Launches 4×4 Mini Countryman

WITH Michelle Branch to the launch of the Mini Countryman, a new 4×4 MINI. What better place for the Mini Countryman’s unveiling than Mudchute City Farm in east London. Yes, the launch of car attended by Michelle Branch – the …

Posted: 9th, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


First UK eBay Seller Prosecuted For Online Auction Fixing

PAUL Barrett, 39, from Stanley, is the first eBay seller in the UK to be prosecuted for online auction fixing – he bid against himself to inflate the price on his own items.

Skipton Magistrates’ Court heard that Barrett, who …

Posted: 7th, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


iPad Triggers Surge In Newspaper Sales In Japan: Want To Know Why?

THE iPad is the new way to spot a tosser on the Tube. Or is it?

In Japan, you can’t see the iPad because the shame-faced punters and posers are wrapping the things (chip wrappers – geddit?!) around their iPads

Posted: 3rd, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Express Readers Invited To Give Facebook Thumbs Up To Derrick Bird Massacre

DERRICK Bird: How much does the media – and Facebook – like Derrick Bird?

Well, he has allowed the media to be full of facts. How many are dead? 12! 13! Any more? Come on. Any more? …

Posted: 3rd, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Before iPad And Apple A Pictorial History Of Computers

BEFORE the iPad and apple made computing into a thing for posers and the superficial, the machines were going to save the world. They would feed penguins. They would mow the lawn. They would launch rockets and play chess. Remember …

Posted: 31st, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Spot The IT Consultant: Horrified IT Expert Mistaken For Real Estate Agent

CAN you spot the IT Consultant amid a sea of estate agents at Dean’s Property, your first choice for property in Sydney’s fringe? Where’s Paul? It’s gonna be tough to spot him. But study hard. Ignore your preconceptions, prejudices and …

Posted: 30th, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jake Lee Buys The First apple iPad In The UK And Everyone Loves Him

JAKE LEE becomes the first person in the UK to buy an Apple iPad. Jake, 17, from Theydon Bois, Essex, was spotted leaving the Apple Store in Regent Street, central London, after buying the new Apple iPad.

Jake looks delighted …

Posted: 28th, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Win A New iPad And Get A Free Mobile Apple Idiot App.

THE Apple iPad is on sale, and anyone keen to look like an utter twat is lining up outside the Apple store in London’s Regent Street. The iPad is not just a massive phone, a big baby activity centre for …

Posted: 28th, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (19) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


People Worried By Facebook Privacy Join MyPinNumber.co.uk

MARK Zuckerberg’s Facebook is going to take your privacy issues seriously. All those millions of you that uploaded photos of your mum, your kids, your home, your collection of toenail clippings, listed your likes and dislikes, told us your mother’s …

Posted: 27th, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman Claims 3D Porn Film Made Her Pregnant

TECHEYE’S Dean Wilson brings news of the woman made pregnant by a 3D pornographic film:

“US military man Erick Jhonson came home from a stint in Iraq to find that his wife was pregnant. Clearly he assumed she had

Posted: 26th, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


New Fiat Advert Is A Spit Roast For Our Sexy Minds

THE new Fiat will fuck with your mind, and blow it, too…

Spotter: Nerdcore

Posted: 21st, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Family Kill Themselves Inside French Woman Zoé Renault

MEET Zoé Renault, the woman who shares her name with a new car. Zoe has hired a lawyer to protect her name.

Says David Koubbi:

“You will easily understand that, having maturely reflected on the first name they wish to

Posted: 21st, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


ROFL: How To Create A Mainstream Meme

WHAT makes one meme a hit and another a miss?

The Kanye West Meme Gallery (Updated)

Posted: 12th, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


British Man Becomes World’s First Person Convicted For Sending A Tweet

NOT too much giggling in court please as Mr Paul Chambers, 26, is found guilty of sending a menacing electronic message via Twitter. When Robin Hood Airport was shut due to snow, Chambers fared the worst. He had arranged a …

Posted: 10th, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In Pictures: Gumball Rally 3000 Hits New York: Faisal Shahzad Gutted

THE Gumball 3000 rally rolled into New York, having jetted into from Stockholm. We saw the carnival of wealth leave London (pictures). Then it reached Vermont, having driven around the world by, er, plane. Xzibit squeezed his …

Posted: 9th, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fail: Volvo’s Collision Warning With Auto Brake Crashes Into Truck

TO the Volvo press coneference to marvel at the auto brake on the 2011 S60. The blurb trumpets:

“Volvo’s new Collision Warning with Auto Brake automatically brakes the car if there is an imminent risk of a collision with a

Posted: 9th, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gumball Rally 2010 Arrives In Vermont: Pictures

THE GUMBALL 3000 Rally arrives in Vermont. Tony Hawk and Eve were dressed by real sheiks in Vermont, USA, as part of the race which is due to finish in New York on May 7. London to New York by …

Posted: 7th, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0