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Amazon coming to a high street near you, opens first staffed 'shop'

Amazon coming to a high street near you, opens first staffed 'shop'

By 3 February 2015

Amazon is moving from online only into the world of physical retail, with 'shops'. It's just opened its first staffed pick-up and drop-off location, that could loosely be called a shop, at Perdue University in the US. Amazon@Perdue, as it's called, will... >>

5 PayPal alternatives that make spending, transferring and receiving money online easy

5 PayPal alternatives that make spending, transferring and receiving money online easy

By 3 February 2015

PayPal has changed the world of online payments seeping into sites all over the world. While it's easy to use it doesn't work everywhere and does charge fees. What are the alternatives out there? There are myriad systems for money dealings online but... >>

RadioShack might finally close and sell half of chain to Sprint in new bankruptcy deal

RadioShack might finally close and sell half of chain to Sprint in new bankruptcy deal

By 2 February 2015

The writing has been on the wall for RadioShack for quite some time. The chain is getting ready to shut down in a new bankruptcy deal that would involve Sprint taking over half RadioShack's stores and possibly co-branding them, according to Bloomberg... >>

Steve Jobs biopic: Here are the first shots of Michael Fassbender as Jobs and Seth Rogen as Woz

Steve Jobs biopic: Here are the first shots of Michael Fassbender as Jobs and Seth Rogen as Woz

By 2 February 2015

Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic finally began filming last month, and the first shots from the set have just leaked online. The film, which was written by Sorkin but based on Walter Isaacson's official Steve Jobs biography, is being directed by Danny... >>

Best Super Bowl 2015 ads: Skittles, T-Mobile, Bud Light and more

Best Super Bowl 2015 ads: Skittles, T-Mobile, Bud Light and more

By 2 February 2015

Super Bowl 2015 is here. It is therefore time to scope out all the big-budget adverts that aired during the big game between American Football Conference champion New England Patriots and National Football Conference champion Seattle Seahawks. Officially... >>

The Simpsons goes 8-bit with fan made pixel art intro

The Simpsons goes 8-bit with fan made pixel art intro

By 2 February 2015

The Simpsons have embraced the pixelated world of 8-bit graphics and sound – well, a fan version of them has. Pixel artists Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon have re-created the iconic Simpsons intro using 8-bit inspired gaming style design. Even the music... >>

Watch Game of Thrones' leaked season 5 trailer (Update: HBO's official version is now out)

Watch Game of Thrones' leaked season 5 trailer (Update: HBO's official version is now out)

By 30 January 2015

Anyone who went to an IMAX theatre yesterday to watch the last two episodes of Game of Thrones's season four were surely not disappointed, as they also got a chance to see the premiere of the first trailer for season five. That trailer has leaked online,... >>

BT G.fast broadband trials will hit 500Mbps this summer, 1Gbps in future

BT G.fast broadband trials will hit 500Mbps this summer, 1Gbps in future

By 30 January 2015

As part of its latest financial results unveiling BT has revealed that it will be testing 500Mbps broadband in two pilot locations in the UK this summer. The technology used is to be called G.fast and BT explains that it will enable "most homes" in the... >>

Amazon Prime subs grew 53 per cent worldwide last year, helping Amazon to turn a profit

Amazon Prime subs grew 53 per cent worldwide last year, helping Amazon to turn a profit

By 29 January 2015

Amazon has posted its fourth quarter results, and the standout news is that Amazon Prime is going strong, meaning the company will continue to throw money at the service in an effort to make even more money. Starting off on the figures-side of things,... >>

Google reliance on ads could force investors to question company direction

Google reliance on ads could force investors to question company direction

By 29 January 2015

Everybody knows Google makes a lot of money on advertising, but it begs the question: has Google become too dependent on that business model? The company continually struggles to pull revenues from other sources, as evident by its fourth-quarter results... >>