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'True' Apple fan weeps after being removed from iPhone 6 line

In Sydney, a student complains that many people in front of her were letting friends cut in line. She feared she wouldn't get a phone. But then she allegedly caused an obstruction.

By September 19, 2014


This is what happens when a jet engine explodes during takeoff

Monday, an Airbus 330 is taking happy people off to the Dominican Republic from Manchester, England, when its right-hand engine starts spouting flames.

By June 25, 2013


Physicists rejoice! Will Smith is one of you

In a peculiar interview, Will Smith and his son Jaden discuss pattern theory, mathematics, and man's lack of sophistication in the latter to promote their new movie "After Earth."

By May 30, 2013


Dronestagram captures war on Instagram

Far from the usual fare of sepia-washed croissant photos and arty street shots, writer James Bridle is using the photo-sharing social network to highlight US drone strikes in the Middle East.

By November 12, 2012


Could these be Apple's ads apologizing to Samsung?

A judge in the UK tells Apple to run ads saying that Samsung didn't copy the iPad. The text of the ads might be up to Apple. Here are some versions.

By July 22, 2012


Best coffee machines

Five of the latest espresso machines meet the thirsty CNET UK team, who judge which is the best one to serve your Sunday morning brew.

By September 22, 2011


Has Starbucks had enough of laptop loungers?

A report suggests that some Starbucks in New York are covering up outlets so that people can't sit there all day on their laptops.

By August 3, 2011


Best phones of 2010

Join Flora as she takes a look back at her favourite mobile phones of 2010. We laughed, we cried -- it was 2010: A phone odyssey.

By December 23, 2010


An inside look at Google's loudest critic

Consumer Watchdog is not the biggest organization that regularly attacks Google, but it's perhaps the least afraid to be over-the-top in urging scrutiny.

By December 3, 2010


First Black Friday desperadoes in line at Best Buy

A family in Florida is already in line to enjoy Black Friday deals at Best Buy. Their motivation, however, is not the deals. It's to be first, for once in their lives.

By November 19, 2010