By now you've probably heard the news that Samsung has been ordered to pay $1.049 billion (£664m) to technology giant Apple after being found guilty of infringing on its rival’s patents.
But what did Samsung do exactly, and what does this ruling mean for other smartphone and tablet creators?
31 Aug 2012 08:30 GMT
I think this story has just made my week…
Analysts and researchers are forever telling us that Facebook’s user base has steadily been getting older, but I don’t think even they would have anticipated that the site’s oldest member of all would be the ripe age of 100. Yes, 100!
29 Aug 2012 08:57 GMT
I’ve yet to meet someone who hasn't spilled a drink all over their computer keyboard, or at least dropped something sticky on it.
After the initial cursing and scrubbing with a damp cloth, we usually just come to accept the fact that the L key has well and truly died and the space bar will never be the same again.
24 Aug 2012 15:00 GMT
Ever watch a music video and wish that the camera would stop panning across the contorted face of the lead singer and instead give you a look at the drummer or guitarist?
Well, band Matchbox Twenty have just released a music video with a difference. It incorporates technology originally designed for the military and aviation industry, and as a result, ‘She’s So Mean’ lets viewers use their mouse and keyboard arrow keys to explore the video from a perspective of...
23 Aug 2012 09:00 GMT
Practically everyone loves Instagram because of way it helps run-of-the-mill pictures look creative, quirky and exciting. That being the case, Instagram pics deserve to be displayed just as creatively, and a new prototype called the InstaCube promises just that.
22 Aug 2012 08:16 GMT
Lately, I've been excercising like it's January 1st. I’m determined to swap my body fat percentage for a bit of muscle, and I’ll do anything to get it, and technology is making this easier for me.
Here are a few apps I've been using in my work-outs!
21 Aug 2012 09:00 GMT
OK, so changes are you’ve heard about Pinterest, the scrap-book style social network that allows you to ‘pin’ your favourite images or videos to a ‘board’ and share them with the world at large.
Since the site was launched in 2010, it has grown to 10.4 million registered users, with
17 Aug 2012 09:03 GMT
By the time the next Olympic Games roll around in 2016, we could see athletes checking their congratulatory tweets just by taking a peek at their trainers.
That’s because Adidas has upgraded its adiPower Barricade shoe with some pretty impressive kit. The Social Media Barricade sneakers have been equipped with an Arduino unit, an external LCD and customised software that polls Twitter APIs to share spe...
15 Aug 2012 15:26 GMT
This is pretty incredible.
Results just in from the BBC show that the 2012 Olympic Games attracted a bigger web audience in one day than the entire football World Cup did in 2010.
A senior BBC online sport executive said that Bradley Wiggins’ cycling time trial on 1 August resulted in 2.8 petabytes of data being requested – the equivalent of 700,000 DVDs full of information. 700,000 DVDs!
14 Aug 2012 10:00 GMT
Are you one of Facebook’s 955 million users? If you think you have better things to do than posting new statuses or uploading pictures of your cat, you may want to reconsider after reading this. According to The Daily Mail, both employers and psychiatrists believ...
09 Aug 2012 09:00 GMT