There is no end to the data that is being produced every single day all over the planet. From selfies to controversial art to international documents of utmost secrecy, to name a few -the data being produced and stored regularly is equivalent to the space on 10 milliion Blue-ray discs.
As data production continues to increase exponentially, there also arises an urgent need to find a way to store all of it. However, it looks like the University of Southampton may have just found the solution. A team of researchers at the university have developed a tiny 5-dimensional (5D) disc capable of storing 360 terabytes of data over 13.8 billion years. Yes, they like their numbers [...]
In a very interesting twist of events, the Metropolitan Police (MPS) in the UK have declared riding of hoverboards in public illegal in accordance with a law issued in -brace yourself- 1835.
The law, which was passed 180 years ago and made taking a “horse, ass, sheep, mule, swine, or cattle” on pavement illegal, has now also added a two-wheeled Segways to the list.
Users can now ride hoverboards only on private property with the landowner’s permission. The MPS Specials account tweeted on Sunday, declaring the “the self-balancing scooters,” banned from public pavements and parks.
Own one of these or thinking about getting [...]
Tim suffered a terrible electric shock when his daughter’s iPad charger exploded in his hand. Tim Gillooley claims his eight year old girl(Chloe) could have been killed if she had been the one to reach down and unplug the device. Tim was burnt by the shock.
As reported by Mirror news, this comes a month after the family of a Chinese woman, Ma Ailun, claimed she was killed as a result of being electrocuted while chatting on her iPhone 5 as it charged. Mr Gillooley, from Warrington, bought the iPad from the Apple Store in Liverpool for his daughter.
He said: There was a huge bang and it blew me across the room. I was in shock. I was hysterically laughing for about two [...]
Nexus 4 cant leak enough it seems, as after the LG India fiasco, the phone has appeared on UK phone retailer Carphone Warehouses website. The Nexus 4 is up for pre-order on the website and will be available Oct 30th according to the site. The Website has also listed the following specs and supposer 4.2 version of Jelly bean.
Specifications4.7-inch 1,280 x 768 display Snapdragon S4 processor 8+ megapixel camera 8GB of storage no microSD card slot “gesture typing” No Sim Free price Listed Free on Contract
The phone was earlier leaked online, and then mentioned to being launched in India next month by LG India. We should get a lot more [...]
A Land Rover used by legendary leader Sir Winston Churchill to transport him around the grounds of his Kent home has sold for more than double its estimate, at £129,000 .
The vehicle, which was used to drive the former Prime Minister around his Chartwell estate and presented to him on his 80th birthday, went under the hammer in Cambridgeshire.
The vehicle, which had been modified to enable him to be chauffeur-driven around his Chartwell estate in Kent, was expected to fetch up to 60,000 pounds at an auction in Cambridgeshire, the BBC News [...]
The Motorola and Intel mating has delivered the RAZR i , and it runs on ntel’s latest mobile chips (2GHz processor),Motorola calls it their biggest phone since the Razr.
Motorola Razr i features:“Edge-to-edge”4.3-inch AMOLED display 2,000mAh of battery a Kevlar coating + water repellent design Intel’s 2GHz processor inside 8-megapixel camera New User interface One second start-up to get the camera with dedicated camera butto NFC Android Beam Unlocked bootloader
The phone will come with Android Jelly Bean out of the box and will be available starting next [...]
Google Inc said on Friday it had not kept its promise to delete all the personal data, such as emails, its Street View cars collected in Britain and other countries in 2010.
The data should have been wiped almost 18 months ago as part of a deal signed by the firm in November 2010. Google has been told to give the data to the UK’s Information Commissioner (ICO) for forensic analysis.
The ICO said it was co-ordinating its response with other European privacy bodies.
Google Indoor maps was launched in the US last year mapping all the insides of malls, hotels, etc. But now Google has started to expand the reach of indoor maps, extending to more than 40 indoor venues in the UK including a mix of museums, stations, malls and airports in the main mostly in London. With building owners being able to upload their own maps, however, this should / could expand quickly. Hit the Google Lat-Lon blog for more info.
Three prominent Uk network providers Vodafone, Three and O2 have started taking pre-orders for the next Galaxy, the S3. Since the networks have already started receiving huge numbers of queries, it seems like a good idea to start pre-orders considering the devices should be available end May-early June.
Pricing also seems worthwhile as you can snag the 16GB version for £41 monthly plan on Vodafone, which has some data benefits as well. Hit the links below to find your fix.
Samsung’s new addition to the Galaxy S series, the S Advance is ready to hit UK retailers the 30th of this month. Dual core chipset and Super Amoled display is what the advance bring to the table.
Check out the PR :
UK AVAILABILITY OF SAMSUNG GALAXY S ADVANCE ANNOUNCED
Latest Galaxy device set to hit shops on 30th April
26th April 2012, London, UK – Samsung Mobile UK has today announced the [...]
Nokia will launch the white colored Nokia Lumia 900 in the Uk on the 27th of April 2012, with its release slated for India for June 2012. Popular UK retailer Phones 4u’s pre-booking page confirms the date and allows those anxious to buy the lumia 900 a change to book one.
Nokia India has other plans for the time being, currently their priority remains the PureView 808 and its launch next month along with Lumia 610 before any real news of the Nokia Lumia 900 can be expected. But, tentative dates from the company personnel suggest a June Launch.
Mobile network carrier Orange will be the first to offer an Intel Medfield powered Android phone to Europe. Codenamed Santa Clara, the 4-inch 600 x 1024 display device will release this summer. The device has an impressive 8-megapixel camera capable of 1080p video and burst capture of up to 10 shots within a second.
The “Santa Clara” (not final name) runs on Intel’s Atom Z2460 processor, clocked at 1.6GHz. Running on Android 2.3 with a promised ICS update, from Orange. HSPA speeds of 21.1Mbps down and 5.6Mbps up, and an MHL port that also has HDMI out.