To use a mobile phone in North Korea is now a war crime. Thanks, Dear Dead Leader!

Gerald Lynch Mobile phones, Tech Digest news, Weirdness 1 Comment

As if the constantly-looming threat of death by execution and imprisonment in hard labour camps wasn't enough, North Koreans have a new strictly punishable rule that must be adhered to. Those caught using a mobile phone will now be branded…

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Intelligent Cheese Counter helps you buy difficult to pronounce fromage in shops

Gerald Lynch Augmented reality, Retail, Tech Digest news, Weirdness Leave a Comment

Introducing the Intelligent Cheese Counter, a new retail innovation that lets you buy cheese from an in-store seller, just by pointing at it through the display glass. No this isn't a joke, and we're a couple of months early for…

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CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Stupidly Expensive Gifts For The Man That Has It All

Gerald Lynch Christmas Gift Guides, Christmas Products, Gadgets, Round ups, Stupid Gadgets, Tech Digest news, Weirdness 5 Comments

Mrs Branson, Mrs Gates, Mrs Buffet; this Christmas Gift Guide is tailor-made for you. Christmas is just around the corner, your mega-rich spouse is expecting something extra-special, but he's already snagged that island, the custom built jet with swimming pool…

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World's first augmented national newspaper created in Taiwan

Greg Collins Tech Digest news, Virtual Reality, Weirdness Leave a Comment

Taiwan's biggest media group, the United Daily News has partnered up with a revolutionary augmented browser firm called Aurasma to create the worlds first augmented national daily newspaper. Images, editorials and advertising are all interactive by simply placing your…

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