UK pirates now to get away unpunished

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The new voluntary copyright alert programme (Vcap) will see naughty pirates get issued with up to four warnings annually if their broadband connection is known to be unlawfully sharing files. What happens if you ignore these warnings you may ask? Nothing. You read correctly. As of next year if, after four warnings, the perpetrator continues [...]

Just 10 bucks to possibly appear in Star Wars: Episode VII

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If you fancy putting on a furry suit or long antennas and appear in the next Star Wars film, then all you have to do is donate $10. Today JJ Abrams has helped announce a new charity campaign run by Disney, Lucasfilm, and his own production company, Bad Robot. The initiative, called Star Wars: Force [...]

YouTube creators release MixBit iOS app – create and edit videos on your iPhone

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After being unveiled back in April of this year the creators of Mixbit, Steve Chen and Chad Hurley (aka the two original co-founders of YouTube) have released a new Mixbit iOS application this week to support their MixBit video service. The new Mixbit iOS App has been created to allow users to upload up to [...]

PLAiR smart streaming device now ready to buy

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Remember the PLAiR smart dongle I told you about back in January? Well, it’s now ready to purchase. PLAiR has been designed to free up its users from the mirroring restrictions of AirPlay and other alternatives. Plair uses your local wireless network to connect your computer, tablet or smartphone to your television wirelessly, enabling you [...]

Ultra HD service to come to PlayStation 4 first – PS4K

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Sony has just revealed its first big non-gaming service for the PS4. The world’s first 4K video service will appear on the PlayStation. 4K, or Ultra HD as it’s sometimes called, is being lined up as the next standard in video fidelity, doubling the current 1080p Full HD standard to 2160p. This means you get [...]

Spy drone eye view of London [video]

Big Ben and London Eye from drone camera

Fancy seeing the hidden bits of Parliament and getting up close and personal with Big Ben? Well, Team Black Sheep have managed to get in and over much of London with their video camera-packed drone. This awesome video, courtesy of Team Black Sheep, takes you over and around the London Eye, the Gherkin, the Tower [...]