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‘Kate Middleton Effect’ Boosts U.K. Clothing Sales

‘Kate Middleton Effect’ Boosts U.K. Clothing Sales

By Brian Powell March 31, 2014

The “Kate Middleton Effect” (or “Kate Effect” for short) is an oft used term by the media to describe the effect that Kate Middleton has on the world around her, most specifically the fashion industry. While the term may have …

Xbox One Price Cut Coming To The UK Xbox One Price Cut Coming To The UK

Since it was announced, the Xbox One had always been at a price disadvantage. Microsoft’s insistence upon including a Kinect with every console meant that gamers were paying $100 more than those who went with a PS4. At launch, it …

Woman Finds Video Of Boyfriend Screwing Her Dog Woman Finds Video Of Boyfriend Screwing Her Dog

A healthy relationship is built upon the premise of not keeping secrets from your partner. That’s why you should be totally comfortable with letting your significant other look through your phone for photos and videos of your special moments together. …

You Too Can Make Your Own 3D Chocolate Printer You Too Can Make Your Own 3D Chocolate Printer

At CES, 3D Systems announced that it was entering the 3D printed food market with the ChefJet and ChefJet Pro 3D printers. After that, it announced that it was working with Nestle to develop and sell 3D printed chocolates and …

Chromecast To Launch In The UK Soon Chromecast To Launch In The UK Soon

Since July of last year, Google has been selling the Chromecast exclusively in the U.S. as it has worked on expanding and improving the services offered on the HDMI dongle. Now Google wants to take the Chromecast to the land …

Teen Pays $735 For A Photo Of An Xbox One On eBay Teen Pays $735 For A Photo Of An Xbox One On eBay
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For only £450 ($735), Peter Clatworthy, a 19-year-old student of Bilborough, Nottingham, United Kingdom, thought he was going to get an Xbox One. He didn’t. Instead, Clatworthy ended up paying the hefty price on eBay for a picture of the …

HTC One Goes Gold For Awards Show HTC One Goes Gold For Awards Show

Smartphones used to be a status symbol, but now everybody owns one thanks to subsidies and ever decreasing prices. Apple brought back some of the allure with a gold iPhone 5S last month, but it was only gold in color. …

UK Man Admits To Having Sex With Two Dogs, Horse UK Man Admits To Having Sex With Two Dogs, Horse

Those who engage in sexual abuse often claim that it was a similar experience in their youth that led them down that path. Does the same apply to animal abuse? One UK case may open up some research in the …

Toys “R” Us, UK, to Stop Gender-Based Marketing Toys “R” Us, UK, to Stop Gender-Based Marketing
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Toys “R” Us, UK, this week joined a number of other British retailers in supporting the Let Toys Be Toys campaign with plans to stop explicit gender-based marketing. Toys “R” Us Managing Director Roger McLaughlan said, “We will work with …

"Facebook Phone" HTC First Won't Be Sold In The UK "Facebook Phone" HTC First Won't Be Sold In The UK

When Facebook revealed Home for Android, it also revealed a new phone called the HTC First to go along with it. The phone apparently didn’t do so well in the American market leading to rumors of its demise. Now it …

Windows 7 More Popular Than Windows 8 In The UK Windows 7 More Popular Than Windows 8 In The UK
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Microsoft announced last month that it had sold 60 million Windows 8 licenses. It’s pretty obvious that most of those sale went to OEMs who will be putting the software onto computers going out to market. That’s good news for …

Popular Tech Riddled With Phones, Game Consoles Popular Tech Riddled With Phones, Game Consoles
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What’s popular in consumer technology? If you look at most wanted lists from last Christmas, it seems that tablets and smartphones were all the rage. As it turns out, however, it seems that the most wanted gadgets of our time …

Sony Hit With $395K Fine Over PSN Hack Sony Hit With $395K Fine Over PSN Hack

PlayStation fans may remember a dark time from almost two years ago when the PSN went down for almost a month. The cause? A massive cyberattack that crippled the network and led to account details for over 77 million users …

Pirate Bay Proxy Taken Down By UK Pirate Party Pirate Bay Proxy Taken Down By UK Pirate Party
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If you recall, the BPI requested that the UK Pirate Party take down its Pirate Bay proxy late last month. At the time, the head of UK’s Pirate Party said that he received a notice, but had not made any …

Google Play UK Finally Gets Magazines Google Play UK Finally Gets Magazines

One of the more prominent selling points of Google Play is its large magazine library. Google even includes free issues of popular magazines on new Nexus devices. Unfortunately, our friends in the UK weren’t graced with magazines or music at …

U.S. And Allies Refuse To Sign Internet Treaty U.S. And Allies Refuse To Sign Internet Treaty

We brought you word that the ITU talks in Dubai had become noticeably more worrisome in its two final days. The convention of delegates held a “non-vote vote” on whether or not the ITU would have any control over the …

Diabetes Patients Have Extreme Heart Risks Diabetes Patients Have Extreme Heart Risks

The National Diabetes Audit by the U.K.’s National Health Service has just released some stark statistics on the effects of diabetes. One of the most dismal statistics shows that people with diabetes are 65% more likely to have heart failure …