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  • Volkswagen turns to The Bark Side for new Star Wars Super Bowl XLVI spot (video)
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    Volkswagen turns to The Bark Side for new Star Wars Super Bowl XLVI spot (video)

    By 19 January 2012

    Last year's Super Bowl was memorable for one thing more than any other: not that it was played with the roof closed, which gave it an eerie atmosphere (in our opinion); nor that it marked a great victory for the Green Bay Packers, in their first Super...

  • Vodafone feels the force with Yoda (video)
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    Vodafone feels the force with Yoda (video)

    By 18 January 2012

    If there's one thing that geeks love it is Star Wars. If there's another, it is mobile phones. There are other things, of course, but those two serve as a legitimate intro into this story, which involves Vodafone recruiting Yoda, the Jedi Master, to front...

  • Alienware teases new desktop, promises to be triumphant (video)
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    Alienware teases new desktop, promises to be triumphant (video)

    By 11 January 2012

    It looks like Alienware is lining up to launch their next generation of gaming desktop, teasing with their Let Your Hero Out video. There isn't much to go on, but we can expect plenty of gaming power and breath-taking design for the new PC. The date given...

  • Motorola teaser hints at wireless charging (video)
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    Motorola teaser hints at wireless charging (video)

    By 8 January 2012

    Motorola has teased wireless charging as a headline feature for CES 2012, if our interpretation of their teaser video is correct. The video, posted on Saturday 7 January, simply shows an unhappy Dual Port Universal Charger shedding a tear, before inviting...

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic /getdown exploit brings invincibility while you boogie (video)
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    Star Wars: The Old Republic /getdown exploit brings invincibility while you boogie (video)

    By 4 January 2012

    Since its launch, Star Wars: The Old Republic has thrown up a few issues, with Bioware even going to the extent of warning and then banning players for exploiting bugs in the system in its first month. Now though, it seems the developer of the massively...

  • Kinect hack + Wiimote + cat + robot = Guaranteed internet hit (video)
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    Kinect hack + Wiimote + cat + robot = Guaranteed internet hit (video)

    By 3 January 2012

    The Internet loves a cat, that's for sure. And whilst Kinect hacks may be a bit old hat now, and the Wii is on its last legs; combine the three with some robot virtual reality action and you've got an internet hit on your hands. That's what Tokyo-based...

  • 100 years in 10 minutes: 1911 - 2011 (video)
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    100 years in 10 minutes: 1911 - 2011 (video)

    By 3 January 2012

    So, it's 2012 now and many of us are looking forward to all the surprises and treats that await us over the next year. YouTube video collector and creator derDon1234 has taken the time to look at the previous 100 years, however, from 1911 - 2011 in a...

  • Best YouTube videos 2011
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    Best YouTube videos 2011

    By 21 December 2011

    There were more than than 1,000,000,000,000 (1 trillion) playbacks on YouTube in 2011, but what were the 10 videos that we, as a global audience, watched the most? What were the videos that just had to be shared?  YouTube has released the top 10 YouTube...

  • Battlefield 3 insane stunt pwns YouTube (video)
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    Battlefield 3 insane stunt pwns YouTube (video)

    By 19 December 2011

    A video has been posted on YouTube showing, what has to be, one of the most audacious kills ever in Battlefield 3, and as such has seen nearly 6 million hits on YouTube since its upload. The manoeuvre involves the downing of an enemy fighter, however...

  • Lizard licks its way to a high score with owner's HTC smartphone (Video)
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    Lizard licks its way to a high score with owner's HTC smartphone (Video)

    By 15 December 2011

    Smartphones are so easy to use even Lizards are getting in on the action to keep themselves entertained. We've seen the videos of toddlers using iPads, cats and dogs riding robotic vacuum cleaners, but what about the one where the Bearded Dragon plays...

  • Metal Gear Solid: Rising renamed, hardcore fans may seek 'revengeance' (video)
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    Metal Gear Solid: Rising renamed, hardcore fans may seek 'revengeance' (video)

    By 12 December 2011

    Metal Gear Solid: Rising has had a name change; now to be called Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance details posted on the new game also suggest a far bigger focus on all-out action as opposed to the mix of stealth and action in previous iteration. Part of...

  • deadmau5 lights up London for the Nokia Lumia 800 (video)
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    deadmau5 lights up London for the Nokia Lumia 800 (video)

    By 29 November 2011

    Nothing says "buy our phone" more than a crazy progressive electro pop show with a light display akin to a bad 1980s acid trip. That must be what Nokia was thinking as it hired the undead Canadian DJ (who isn't really a mouse), deadmau5, to turn London's...

  • Super Mario in the real world (video)
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    Super Mario in the real world (video)

    By 24 November 2011

    These last two days have seen some of the best stop motion animation shorts we have come across in a while. First up was yesterday's desk toy Google Maps awesomeness, today is Super Mario hitting the real world.  Put together like a selection of favourite...

  • Samsung mocks queuing iPhone 4S fanboys (video)
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    Samsung mocks queuing iPhone 4S fanboys (video)

    By 23 November 2011

    Samsung and Apple haven't exactly enjoyed the most conciliatory relationship over the last few months, with more lawsuits flying back and forth than we can (be bothered to) keep count of. And, in the face of Apple successfully getting some Sammy products...

  • Google gives Nyan Cat tribute in Ice Cream Sandwich (video)
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    Google gives Nyan Cat tribute in Ice Cream Sandwich (video)

    By 18 November 2011

    Lurking in the settings menu of the latest version of Android on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus you'll find a little hidden treat: a tribute to Nyan Cat, the YouTube-smashing 8-bit Pop-Tart cat shooting rainbows out of its behind. To access the treat you'll...

  • Jedi squirrel lightsabre antics caught on video
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    Jedi squirrel lightsabre antics caught on video

    By 17 November 2011

    We have long been the proponents of the theory that a lightsabre, introduced into pretty much any scenario, is a sure fire winner. And this video certainly proves the point... well, as far as the lightsabre/squirrel combo goes anyway. Handing out lightsabres...

  • Nokia 900 turns up in developer video
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    Nokia 900 turns up in developer video

    By 17 November 2011

    The rumoured Nokia Ace, which should become the Nokia Lumia 900, looks to have had a speculative confirmation by way of an advert, targeting developers and attempting entice them to the new Nokia hardware and Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 OS. The phone,...

  • BlackBerry BBX demo shows PlayBook running Android apps (video)
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    BlackBerry BBX demo shows PlayBook running Android apps (video)

    By 24 October 2011

    RIM recently showed off and detailed its new BBX OS platform at Devcon 2011, in San Francisco, but now a video has emerged of the new BlackBerry OS running Android apps - something that will bring mass appeal to the platform. The BBX OS is based on the...

  • The Stone Roses return via University Challenge (video)
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    The Stone Roses return via University Challenge (video)

    By 21 October 2011

    Anybody who sported a floppy fringe, baggy tie-dyed sweatshirt and went around exclaiming that they were "mad fer it" back in the late eighties/early nineties are currently trembling with excitement over the fact that The Stone Roses, arguably the best...

  • Harrison Ford plays Uncharted 3 for Japanese advert (video)
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    Harrison Ford plays Uncharted 3 for Japanese advert (video)

    By 19 October 2011

    If you are going to get an actor to do nothing but act through the movements of his face, you want none other than Harrison Ford. Handy then, because that’s exactly who Sony has called in to help it promote Uncharted 3 in Japan, due to be released in...

  • Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2 teased in video
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    Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2 teased in video

    By 19 October 2011

    Asus has posted a video titled "ASUS - The next Transformation" on Wednesday, teasing, we suspect, the Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2. The video, which has zero spec information, sees the new tablet rising out of a digital landscape before separating in two....

  • Fanboy creates homegrown HTC Sensation XE ad with Beats
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    Fanboy creates homegrown HTC Sensation XE ad with Beats

    By 17 October 2011

    HTC's Sensation XE, the suped up sequel to its flagship Sensation handset, has been given the fanboy treatment. In the 3-minute-long, fan-made advert we get a complete video tour of everything the Sensation XE has to offer, including the new Beats functionality....

  • Sesame Street YouTube channel taken over by porn
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    Sesame Street YouTube channel taken over by porn

    By 17 October 2011

    Sesame Street's YouTube video channel was hacked, midday on Sunday (16 October) with its entire contents replaced with hardcore pornography. In addition, the design of the holding page was altered too, with one of the children's show's iconic characters...

  • VIDEO: BlackBerry founder Mike Lazaridis posts apology for service outage
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    VIDEO: BlackBerry founder Mike Lazaridis posts apology for service outage

    By 13 October 2011

    RIM has uploaded a video to its YouTube channel which sees founder Mike Lazaridis issuing an apology for repeated outages and issues to BlackBerry services this week.  "Since launching BlackBerry in 1999, its been my goal to deliver reliable, real-time...

  • VIDEO: Android Ice Cream Sandwich in action
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    VIDEO: Android Ice Cream Sandwich in action

    By 29 September 2011

    Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone, silence the pianos and with muffled drum, bring out the Nexus S for some Ice Cream Sandwich fun. Yep, you read that right. No, not that Pocket-lint loves its Auden...