Ryanair to test smartphone movies

Ryanair says it plans to start streaming movies and TV shows to passengers’ tablets and smartphones within the coming months. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Video game auction nears $100,000

An auction on the site, which runs until Friday, has gone from $5,000 to nearly $100,000 in a little more than a week. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

ZX Spectrum production set to begin

Production is set to start on a remodelled version of the ZX Spectrum, which will come pre-installed with 1,000 classic game titles. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

8 Pilot UK Superfast Broadband Projects Ready to Begin Deployment

The Government’s pick of eight pilot projects for their £10m Innovation Fund, which was setup last year to “test innovative solutions” for delivering superfast broadband (24Mbps+) services to the final 5% of the United Kingdom (i.e. the most difficult to reach rural areas), will officially begin deployment during early 2015. The news, which stems from …

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Phone bug wakes Australians early

A computer systems bug causes smartphone alarms to trigger an hour early in Queensland, Australia, causing confusion. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

1D now more tweeted than Obama

Louis Tomlinson’s tweet to Harry Styles is now the second most shared tweet of all time behind that Oscar selfie. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Online sexual blackmailer jailed

A man who subjected dozens of young people to online sexual blackmail is jailed for 53 months. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Samsung sells first Tizen phones

Samsung launches the first smartphones to be powered by its Tizen operating system after aborted launches elsewhere. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

BT January Sale Cuts the Price of Unlimited Broadband and FTTC Bundles

BT has today decided to kick off the New Year by offering up two of their standard unlimited broadband and superfast (38Mbps) FTTC based (BTInfinity) packages at a reduced price online until Monday 19th January. A Sainsbury’s Gift card is also included, worth between £25 and £50. New customers will as usual need to take …

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VIDEO: What do mushrooms sound like?

A small community of musicians are using oscilloscopes to hide intricate animations and messages inside music Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Patient’s 3D kidney model used in op

A man creates a 3D scan of his own kidney so that surgeons can refer to it during an operation to remove his kidney stone. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

BT Wholesale Suspend New Orders for 330Mbps FTTP on Demand Broadband

BTWholesale has confirmed that new orders for the controversial Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) based Fibre on Demand (FoD) product, which offered the potential for anybody within reach of an FTTC capable line to order a full 330Mbps fibre optic broadband connection, have been suspended. At present most of BT’s “fibre broadband” lines are actually based off their …

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VIDEO: What if you could print your next car?

Arizona-based Local Motors made car history recently when it became the first firm to 3D print a driveable car. The BBC’s Samira Hussain was given exclusive access behind the wheel. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology

Obama seeks to tighten cyber laws

US President Barack Obama unveils proposals to strengthen cyber security laws following a spate of attacks against high-profile US targets. Read more here:: BBC News – Technology