Britain gets .UK domain name

Businesses and individuals can register .UK domain names from today. Web registrar Nominet announced the launch with the world's largest welcome sign unveiled at London's Heathrow Airport. Nominet said that QI host Stephen Fry was the first person to launch…

Google Play Android app store gift cards hit the UK

Remember those Google Play store gift cards we wrote about that looked set to land in the UK soon? Well they've now arrived. Available in shops and supermarkets including Tesco and Morrisons, they come in £10, £25, and £50 values….

Dyson launch £1,000 Airblade Tap that washes and dries hands

Dyson, the British engineering firm that revolutionised the vacuum cleaner, are now looking to overhaul the humble tap with the introduction of their new Airblade Tap system. Costing £26.9 million to develop, the tap uses an infrared system to track…

TECH PENTATHLON: Best Olympic Gadgets

We're just days away now from the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, so it's time for part 2 of our five part Tech Pentathlon series. Today we're looking at Olympic themed gadgets. With seemingly every man…

Nominet extends .uk domain registrations to ten years

Nominet has made it easier for owners of .uk web domains to secure their addresses by extending registrations to 10 years. Owners of .uk extensions such as .co.uk, .me.uk and .org.uk will benefit from the change, being able to secure…

Xbox 360 Union Jack "Celebration Pack" confirmed

Remember that Union Jack Xbox 360 that we showed you a sneek peek of last week? Well Microsoft have gone all official with it, calling it the "Celebration Pack" and also revealing a UK-themed wireless mouse to go along with…

Big battery Motorola RAZR MAXX hits UK in mid-May

Motorola's RAZR makeover, the Motorola RAZR MAXX, will hit UK stores in mid-May. The main difference over the first build of the Android RAZR is the new, larger capacity battery, which boasts 17.6 hours of talk time, able to "handle…

O2 forced to give 9,000 porn pirates' details to smut baron

Over 9,000 O2 broadband customers caught illegally downloading pornography will have their personal details handed over to a major porn baron pressing for a settlement payout, it has been revealed today. Ben Dover, the pseudonym for British porn actor,…