Britain

Brits Believe They'll Soon Be On The Moon

One in ten Englishmen and Women believe that one day Brits will routinely vacation on the moon, bringing their Carling beers and jolly demeanors to the verdant plains of that satellites’ firmame

Acronym soup: M600 gets CESG CAPS for HMG

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/stealth_m600.jpg" />Don't you just love security product announcements? They're full of acronyms you've seen but can never remember the m

Science continues to improve our lives with new unbreakable pint glass

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/pint_glass.jpg" />As a homebrewing enthusiast, I'm constantly trying to improve my process and my equipment. I'm busy making a DIY bottle

Study shows CCTVs have almost no effect on crime rate

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/cctv.jpg" /> The UK has the world's highest density of CCTVs, which are mainly used as tools to fight crime. But now an "international r

The Queen has a new Web site, too bad it hardly works

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/britishempire.jpg" />Can't get enough of British Royalty for some reason? So much so that you'd not only visit their Web site, on the Int

Watch out for fake Nintendos this Christmas

Fake Nintendo DS and DS Lite game consoles are being seized by British customs. Potentially dangerous power adapters that do not meet stringent British power standards are cited as a potential source

BT making a comeback in the mobile services world, makes me LMAO

I find it quite laughable that BT is making its return to the mobile market with a “BlackBerry-style smart-phone” considering that device is the HTC Dash, which is a dinosaur here in the States. T

Online store offers Linux Eee PC + Microsoft Office

If you’re a fan of Linux, you probably also really love Microsoft Office, right? That’s what British online retailer BT Shop is betting with a bundle that includes the new Linux version of

Small towns in the UK want to be removed from GPS databases

Several small towns in Britain have a problem with GPS. You know how when you’re using a GPS device and you program the shortest route? Many times, the shortest route between Point A and Point B

DRM to kick the can by next summer?

Say what you will about DRM. It was there for a reason and now the walls are slowly beginning to crumble. EMI has started the movement and the other labels are sure to follow. DRM hurt sales and every

British Orchestra To Perform Concert In Second Life

Yahoo! News really needs to get the facts straight. It’s currently saying that the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing the first professional concert in Second Life. Hmm, that&#8217

GPS-enabled Rings for Tech Saavy Tourists

If you want to look like you know where you’re going, but you don’t want to deal with jocks making fun of your GPS-enabled street-walking device, you’ll soon be able to let a pair of

Dangers of Wi-Fi Should be Reevaluated, Possibly More Harmful Than Previosuly Indicated

W-Fi could be a lot more dangerous to children’s health than previously thought, says a British health agency. The guy behind the call to arms, Sir William Stewart, points to evidence that shows

VeeSee IPTV for Deaf Folks: See, IPTV Can Be Used to Fill Niches

Look at that! Someone using technology for a good cause and not just to pump out more megapixels or whowhatsits per second. Going by the name of VeeSee, this Britian-based IPTV service (think Joost) c

Wi-Fi Could Be Dangerous To Your Health (But What Isn't?)

The Independent has a nice doom and gloom piece today, reporting that Wi-Fi could be more damaging to your health than cellphones are (which assumes that cellphones are, in fact, dangerous). And since