£5 million gold iPad unveiled

March 22, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

This incredible iPad2 was today unveiled as the world’s most expensive tablet computer – worth a jaw-dropping £5 MILLION. The unique device is wrapped in the oldest form of Ammolite gemstone – which is more than 75 million years old. British designer Stuart Hughes has also shaved splinters of a 65 million-year-old T-Rex Dinosaur bone…

iPad2 launched by Apple’s Steve Jobs

March 3, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Apple CEO Steve Jobs yesterday unveiled the iPad2 at a conference in San Francisco. The latest version of the revolutionary ‘tablet’ device comes with faster processing and front and back cameras. Many suspected that Jobs, who is suffering from Pancreatic cancer, would be too ill to attend, but he explained: “We have been working on…

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales: Apple threatens openness of internet

January 14, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Apple’s stranglehold over mobile applications is “dangerous” and a “threat to the openness of the internet”, according to the founder of Wikipedia. Internet visionary Jimmy Wales was speaking at Bristol University as part of the website’s tenth birthday celebrations when he was asked about problems facing the internet. WIKIPEDIA AT 10 And the 44-year-old said…

The Beatles sell two million songs in one week on iTunes

November 24, 2010 | by | 1 Comment

The Beatles have sold more than two millions songs during their first week on iTunes, it emerged today. The Fab Four’s entire catalogue of 13 albums was made available on Apple’s online music store last week. They sold more than 450,000 albums containing two million songs in the first seven days, with eleven LPs surging…

Academy school spends £100,000 equipping students with iPods

November 4, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

An academy school has spent £100,000 equipping 600 pupils – with an iPod Touch. Taunton Academy in Somerset is dishing out the handheld devices so students can access the internet and download apps to help with homework. Teachers have also splashed out on 60 new iPad readers for classrooms – but insist the scheme is…

iPhone users late for work due to alarm clock bug

November 1, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

Thousands of iPhone users were ONE HOUR late for work today – after a bug caused their device to go off without compensating for daylight saving. The iPhone’s clock automatically went back one hour as planned, but a fault meant the alarm didn’t synchronise, meaning users were woken up an hour later than intended. Scores…

Cider apples harvested after 25 years in development

September 28, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A host of new cider apples were harvested for the first time today – after 25 YEARS in development. The 29 varieties are the first new cider apples to be produced in Britain for 15 years. They were bred in a 25 year project in which boffins tested over a thousand potential specimens. Experts cross-bred…

Most pointless iPhone apps revealed

September 23, 2010 | by | 4 Comments

A talking cat, flying cow and a pretend pint of beer have been named and shamed as the ‘Most pointless iPhone applications ever invented’. Also making the top ten was the Cat Piano, a lighter app and Hold On!, which requires users to press a button down for as long as they can. A crude…

Housemate wanted: iPhone users need not apply

August 6, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Forget the standard no partners, no animals and no smokers rule; an American looking for a new housemate has one specific instruction – no iPhone users. Vince Thomas has advertised on the Craigslist website for a room in New York with a $1,400 monthly budget. The software company worker wrote: “I refuse to live with…

Council forks out £40k on iPads

August 2, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A cash-strapped council has come under fire after it announced plans to fork out nearly £40,000 of taxpayers’ cash – on iPADS for every councillor. Leicester City Council is preparing to issue all 54 councillors with a trendy iPad from next May. Four councillors have already been given the hi-tech gizmos, each costing around £700,…

iPhone is coolest thing on planet

July 26, 2010 | by | 1 Comment

The iPhone has been named the ‘Coolest Thing on the Planet’. A study of 3,000 Brits saw the high-tech gadget top the poll, beating the internet, Sky+ and social networking website Facebook. Since the first model was launched in 2007, the iPhone has been flying off the shelves, with the new iPhone 4 selling almost…

It’s raining apples – Good job Sir Isaac Newton didn’t sit under this tree

June 17, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Good job Sir Isaac Newton didn’t sit under this tree……. This is the moment cider makers helped squeeze the last drop from an orchard by shaking a tree – to make hundreds of apples fall to the floor. The rainfall of apples was caught on camera at an orchard which provides ingredients for Sheppy’s Cider…