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2010: A year in review, June

2010: A year in review, June

By 28 December 2010

Creeping up on us like a Pantomime villain, 2011 promises a whole lot of tech fun and gadgetry sequels. The list of expected products and digital tomfoolery even reads like a Saturday afternoon's football results: iPad 2, iPhone 5; Android 3, Samsung... >>

Twitter World Cup Infographic shows we like Twitter... a lot

Twitter World Cup Infographic shows we like Twitter... a lot

By 17 July 2010

It seems Google wasn't the only thing we turned to when the World Cup was on. That little service you might of heard of called Twitter did rather well it seems, with plenty of us turning to the micro-blogging service to have our say on that goal or red... >>

Google: Brazil fans most loyal during World Cup

Google: Brazil fans most loyal during World Cup

By 16 July 2010

Google has released some fascinating data relating to search queries and trends that occurred during the World Cup. The most interesting data relates to how Google search query traffic was affected during the periods in which different countries' matches... >>

Fernando Torres + World Cup + Liverpool scarf = web record

Fernando Torres + World Cup + Liverpool scarf = web record

By 13 July 2010

After unveiling pics that every Liverpool FC fan has hoped to see, the club's official website scored its biggest ever day. Several pics of Fernando Torres holding the World Cup and draped in a Liverpool scarf were posted on the site, maybe deflecting... >>

VIDEO: The BBC's World Cup homage to District 9

VIDEO: The BBC's World Cup homage to District 9

By 13 July 2010

After Spain managed to rise above the Dutch attempts to detach their legs from their bodies, and win a match by playing, you know, football, there was one last fantastic spectacle of this year's World Cup yet to come. The BBC had put together a highlights... >>

Facebook people power keeps Super Eagles kicking

Facebook people power keeps Super Eagles kicking

By 6 July 2010

Nigeria's president Goodluck Jonathan (yes, that is his real name) has lifted the 2-year ban that he originally placed on the Nigeria football team competing in international competition after a massive outcry on Facebook. President Jonathan slapped the... >>

VIDEO: Vuvuzela - the concert

VIDEO: Vuvuzela - the concert

By 4 July 2010

If the World Cup has shown us anything this time around, it's that the German's can play good football and that the Vuvuzela has been the instrument of choice in the stands rather than some drums and a trumpet. So what happens when you mix the two together?... >>

Fifa to consider using technology

Fifa to consider using technology

By 29 June 2010

Fifa president Sepp Blatter, who has been adamant in the past that goal line technology would not be coming to football whilst he is charge, has now admitted that Fifa need to reconsider its stance in light of what has happened at the World Cup, in particular... >>

Adidas Jabulani vs Nike T90 Ascente

Adidas Jabulani vs Nike T90 Ascente

By 29 June 2010

Let's get this part out of the way quickly. England lost 4-1 to Germany. Lost like pigs, we did. There's no two ways about it and there's no point ignoring. Come on. Shout it aloud. Let it out. That's the only healthy way to deal with these things. Just... >>

Goal line tech companies put pressure on Fifa

Goal line tech companies put pressure on Fifa

By 28 June 2010

If only Frank Lampard's effort, that clearly crossed the line, would have counted. Not only would England have gone on to match that famous result in 1966 by beating the Germans 4-2, they would have also, undoubtedly, thrashed the Argentinians in the... >>


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