Giants Windows Phone Built in NYC

Microsoft see their latest phone releases as something of a big deal, in the case of this video a 6 storey deal. This giant Windows phone was built in New York to advertise the release of 4 new Windows…

Postabon app helps shoppers find hot local deals

Geo-aware, real-time data and social networking have been big buzz words this year, so it's nice to see an app throwing all of those features together into one mix. The Postabon app is a location-aware shopping service that allows…

Only for the obsessed: round-up of the worldwide Halo 3 on Xbox 360 video game launches

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Curse living in the UK! As if not having peanut butter M&Ms, GAP Sweatshirts and more TV channels than you can poke a stick at isn’t enough, the US also got their hands on Halo 3 a full day ahead of us. And it’s not just the Yanks we’re sending virtual envious glares at, it’s also the suntanned Kiwis and Aussies who are crossed off our Christmas card lists too. Bah humbug.

Not that us folk living in the UK and Europe have that much longer to wait, as the hugely-anticipated Game Of The Year is dropping into town tonight, with 1,000 stores across the UK extending their opening hours for the hordes of sweaty gamers expected. Of course, some of you may already have finished the last chapter in the trilogy by Bungie, as both Tesco and Argos somehow ‘accidentally’ managed to sell copies before the launch date. “Oh, sorry, mister, a unicorn ran into the store, grabbed several copies from the box, and placed them on the shelf, I didn’t know what to do!”

Let’s take a look at some of the carnage Halo 3 fanboys have wreaked across stores in the US, Australia and New Zealand in the last 12 hours or so…

Zaha Hadid's futuristic Z.car broom-broom-brooming towards the Guggenheim Museum

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Ok, forget the electricity-powered Toyota I mentioned the other day, this baby is my new dream car. For, you know, when I marry one of the Jetsons and can fly and food comes in little colour-coded pills.

Currently only a prototype winging its way to the Guggenheim Museum in New York City shortly, it was designed by architect Zaha Hadid…

NYC partnership starts up 'open source' laser etching service

Laser etching is becoming quite a popular thing for personalising your gadgets. The ubiquitous iPod can be laser engraved with a personalised name before it's delivered to you. Now a couple of people (Phil Torrone at Make magazine and Limor…