Apple makes gains in smartphone market

Apple now has more than a quarter of the US smartphone market, according to the latest figures from ComScore.

British Library releases thousands of free e-books

The British Library is promising 65,000 free e-books this spring, which means you no longer have any excuse for your ignorance of the classics.

Quantum tunneling: coming to a phone near you

Samsung has licensed a new pressure-sensitive touch-screen technology that relies on quantum physics.

Nook e-reader makes it back into the stores

Barnes and Noble's Nook e-reader, which sold out over the holidays, is back on sale online and in stores - just in time for Valentine's Day, says the company, hopefully.

Blogging's just too much like hard work

It always was a bit implausible - the idea that there was a method of communicating with teenagers. Limited success with dolphins and PVS patients got scientists' hopes up, but ultimately there are limits to all human endeavour.

Amazon buys touch-screen manufacturer to beef up Kindle

In an effort to play catch-up with the Apple iPad, Amazon has reportedly acquired Touchco, a New York start-up specializing in touch-screen technology. According to the New York Times, the touch-screen technology developed by Touchco is substantially cheaper than the capacitative touch screens used for the iPad, at around $10 per square foot.

Japanese games take voyeurism to new levels

When it comes to video game voyeurism and risqué gameplay, the Japanese sure know how to roll.

THQ preps Red Faction sequel for E3 debut

THQ CEO Brian Farrell has announced plans to release a "high-quality" sequel to Red Faction in fiscal 2011.

Apple iPad expected to jumpstart tablet market

The launch of Apple's long-awaited iPad is expected to jumpstart the nascent tablet market - with shipments of such devices reaching an annual total of 57 million by 2015.

Sony Ericsson launches first phone with new Windows Mobile

Sony Ericsson has released the first smartphone based on Windows Mobile 6.5.3.

Aussie politician's Twitter account hijacked

Nature abhors a vacuum, and when New South Wales premier Kristina Keneally ditched her Twitter account, one member of the Australian public spotted an opportunity.

Roxxxy the sexbot proving a popular gal

Last month when TG Dailymet Roxxxy the sexbot at Vegas’ Adult Expo, we were impressed at the softness of her hypoallergenic silicone skin, her anatomical correctness and her vacant, yet alluring expression – not dissimilar to that of most celebrities. 

Star Trek Online hits Warp 10

Engage! Atari and Cryptic Studios have successfully launched a "bold new" Star Trek MMO.

Buffalo touts 500GB external PS3 drives

Buffalo has confirmed that it will be launching two external hard drives for Sony's Playstation 3 console in March.

Report: Bioware censors same-sex forum topics

Bioware has reportedly closed a number of forum threads discussing same-sex romances in games such as Mass Effect 2 and Dragon Age: Origins.

Captain Picard: Resistance to Twitter isn't futile

Starfleet Captain Jean-Luc Picard has officially informed the Federation that he will not engage in senseless Twittering. 

Power of thought to control Niagara Falls lightshow

Visitors to the Winter Olympics in Vancouver next week will be able to control lightshows at major landmarks by the power of thought alone.

Sony to win sales from disappointed iPad gamers?

In typical narcissistic Sony fashion, the firm’s director of hardware marketing has said that Apple’s iPad will be good business – for Sony, that is.

Wii-Fit thanked for saving fat woman's life

There’s nothing quite like a wee story about a Nintendo Wii saving somewiins life, and who are we at TG Daily to hold back, especially on a Monday?

Report: Apple halts production of 27-inch iMacs

Apple has apparently been forced to temporarily halt production of its 27-inch iMac model.