Tech Digest daily roundup: How Queen witnessed massive tech revolution in lifetime
Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody hits 1 Billion YouTube views
Queen shares her first Instagram post at Science Museum launch
Queen’s Brian May joins NASA mission for New Year
88-year-old woman forced to awkwardly tweet to avoid social embarrassment
Queen's Christmas speech to be broadcast in 3D: Will you be sober enough to notice?
The Queen's speech, the royal's annual address to her subjects, is to be broadcast in 3D for the first time this year. Moving with the times, Elizabeth II had her speech recorded by BSkyB last Friday, with the broadcasters recording…
"One wants an iPad 2" says Queen
Queen Elizabeth II is becoming quite the Apple fangirl. She already has two iPods, and now she's after an iPad 2 aswell. According to The Sun, the 85 year old royal became smitten with the tablet after playing around with…
Obama gives the Queen an iPod
On Barack Obama’s official visit to Buckingham Palace last night, he handed over an iPod to the Queen as a gift, stuffed with video of her 2007 visit to the U.S. and a bunch of tracks from Broadway musicals including “Cats”, “South Pacific” and “Oklahoma!”.
Not that impressive, really, is it? It wasn’t even engraved with the Royal Seal. She’s already got one, too – a 6GB iPod Mini, which Prince Andrew suggested she buy in 2005. Her Maj was a little more classy – giving Obama her traditional gift of a framed photograph of herself and Prince Phillip.
The Queen visits Google
Visiting Google.co.uk today, you’ll see a particular celebrity adorning the logo – Queen Elizabeth II. Her Royal Highness is visiting Google UK today and, along with Prince Phillip, will be meeting staff, competition winners, and selected YouTube users. She’ll be shown demonstrations of Google’s technology, as well as meeting local schoolchildren who’ve been designing new Google logos.
YouTube Video of the Day – Prisoners dance to Radio Ga Ga
What can I say about this video? Basically, the inmates of CPDRC Philippines (a prison) created a dance routine to the tune of Radio Ga Ga by the Queen. Bizarre. Still, it’s better than murdering people eh?