Top 10 selling Christmas gifts of all time. How many of these can you remember?

From Monopoly to the Rubik's Cube and Gameboy, a whole host of crazes have taken the world by storm over the past few decades. But how many of these top-selling Christmas gifts from yesteryear are you old enough to remember? Chris Price reports Everyone remembers that one special toy they just had to have for Christmas when…

The Legend of Zelda gets a Monopoly game

We've seen many board games – including Monopoly – become video games over the years, but it's rare to see it go the other way. Monopoly has been around for a while now. It was invented by American Charles Darrow in 1933, and the board was based on Atlantic City, New Jersey – although the London version…

Tim Berners-Lee calls Facebook "a threat to the web"

Facebook may be the Number 1 online destination for many citizens of the web, but there is one key figure who's still more than a little sceptical: web founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Rather than an open world wide web,…

Villagers in Rutland build own high-speed broadband service

Villagers in Rutland, so fed up of their snail-paced broadband speeds, have taken matters into their own hands after service providers such as BT said that it was not economically viable to provide the area with a network upgrade. After…

CES 2010: 3D gaming headed to the Palm family

Palm have announced the arrival of 3D gaming content, headed to both the Palm Pre and the freshly unveiled Palm Plus. The 3D titles announced were Need for Speed Undercover, Monopoly, Let's Golf, Asphalt 5: Elite Racing, The Sims 3,…

BBC plans to limit their VoD service to Microsoft Windows

It has emerged that the BBC plans to make its forthcoming Video on Demand (VoD) service compatible only with Microsoft Windows. An (arrogant) report from the BBC Trust states that such services will be unavailable to a 'minority of consumers…