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England Ashes success leads to tech milestones for ECB

England Ashes success leads to tech milestones for ECB

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The success of the England cricket team down under has lead to a surge in interest in the England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) online offerings. Its official website saw a 90 per cent increase in traffic during December, up to 572,000 and the Facebook... >>

iPhone Stick Cricket spins into the App Store

iPhone Stick Cricket spins into the App Store

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Stick Cricket fans rejoice - as the iPhone version has finally landed. A title of online legendary status (it has been played over a billion times), Stick Cricket brings real teams, and real players right onto your iPhone or iPod touch's display. The... >>

@theashes: I am not a freaking cricket match!!!

@theashes: I am not a freaking cricket match!!!

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Oh dear, if only the Massachusetts-based tweeter @theashes had done a bit of research before opting for her Twitter handle, she would have saved herself quite a bit of bother. Mind you, she would have also missed out on the offer of a free flight from... >>

APP OF THE DAY - Roulette Cricket (Android, iPhone, iPad)

APP OF THE DAY - Roulette Cricket (Android, iPhone, iPad)

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Come 25 November 2010, all cricket fans' eyes will be on Brisbane for the first test match in the Ashes series. The sound of leather upon willow, will echo through the city as England look to retain what is rightfully theirs. And so, it is down to Pocket-lint... >>

APP OF THE DAY - ECB Cricket (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY - ECB Cricket (iPhone)

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The World Cup may be over as far as England is concerned, but patriotic sports fans need not despair for too long because, and whisper this quietly, we're actually pretty ruddy good at cricket at the moment - at least in the short form of the game. Not... >>

YouTube to stream live sports coverage

YouTube to stream live sports coverage

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It seems the 10-million-strong audience success of the live stream of a recent U2 concert has turned Google's head towards the possibility of offering live broadcasts. While the U2 gig was a one-off, it's been revealed there are plans in the works for... >>

Aussies now piss on our Ashes performance

Aussies now piss on our Ashes performance

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It might be 1-1 in The Ashes at the moment, but that doesn't mean our performance last week was pretty bad. To rub salt in the wounds, a pub in Melbourne has decided to allow its punters to piss all over England's performance in the next test match on... >>

Spotify will stream Ashes updates from Sky

Spotify will stream Ashes updates from Sky

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It's being reported that Sky has entered into a deal with Spotify that will see Ashes updates being delivered to users of the streaming music service. The objective will be to promote Sky's coverage of the games via its own streaming video service. Messages... >>

Sky auctions hand-painted Jack Rusell Sky+HD boxes

Sky auctions hand-painted Jack Rusell Sky+HD boxes

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To celebrate the debut of HD cricket, Sky is to offer some unique Sky+HD boxes with hand-painted cricket-themed designs from cricketer-turned-artist Jack Russell. Five fully-working receivers have been given Ashes makeovers with Russell's oil paintings... >>

Sky offers upside-down remote for Aussies

Sky offers upside-down remote for Aussies

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In order to gain column inches for its cricket coverage, Sky+HD has produced what it says is "the ultimate gift to make the visiting Aussie Ashes team and their supporters feel at home this summer", an upside down remote control. Possibly managing to... >>