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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘United Kingdom’

Angela Merkel Discusses EU Reform with David Cameron

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a much-anticipated visit to London on Thursday. The visit included a meeting with British Prime Minister and Conservative Party Leader David Cameron at his official residence in Downing Street, a rare address to both houses of Parliament, and tea with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. Merkel’s visit comes as the British Prime Minister finds …

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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 didn’t look like the price difference didn’t matter all that much as the Xbox One moved millions of units within …

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UK Woman Takes Trip Down Memory Lane, Finds Video Of Boyfriend Having Sex With Her Dog Instead

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. Before that happens, however, you might want to get rid of the video from that one time you banged her …

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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 other confections. The technology and partnerships on display are worth millions of dollars, but one inventor proved that you can …

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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 of fish and chips. The Next Web is reporting that Currys, an electronics retailer in the UK, is saying that …

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Teen Pays $735 For A Photo Of An Xbox One On eBay

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 new video game console. The console was intended to be a surprise Christmas gift for his four-year old son, McKenzie, …

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There Are Only Five Of These Gold HTC Ones In The World

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. Now HTC is one upping the guys at Cupertino with a phone made out of real gold. HTC announced today …

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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 topic. The Metro reports that Graham Redfearn, 41, was arrested back in April on suspicions that he had burgled a …

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Toys “R” Us, UK, to Stop Gender-Based Marketing

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 the Let Toys Be Toys team to ensure we develop the best plan for our customers.” Let Toys Be Toys …

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“Facebook Phone” HTC First Won’t Be Sold In The UK [Rumor]

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 looks like the phone won’t even get a chance across the pond. Mobile News reports that pre-orders for the HTC …

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Windows 7 Still Most Popular OS On PCs Sold In The UK

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 Microsoft as OS market penetration is largely driven by hardware sales, not software upgrades. Unfortunately, new PC buyers may be …

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Game Consoles, Phones Make Up The Past 30 Years Of Popular Tech

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 move in a kind of cycle where one particular product dominates a few years to only concede to something else …

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