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Ministry of Defence to sell spectrum, could mean more UK 4G

The MoD will auction precious slices of its spectrum later next year, with 4G-hungry network operators possible bidders.

By December 17, 2012


Rovio announces Pigs Defence

Angry Birds giant Rovio has announced a new upcoming mobile game: Pigs Defence.

By March 31, 2012


Military "crash test dummy" takes hard knocks to develop protective gear

The UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory has developed a life-sized robot to test chemical protective suits for the military.

By April 7, 2014


The Rebel Alliance strikes back: X-wing on Kickstarter

Not allowing humanity to fall vulnerable to a Death Star, a new Kickstarter has sprung up to provide us with a defence against it: the dogfighter that took down the original Death Star.

By February 10, 2013


MoD warns against perils of social media with tea-drinking terrorist

A new campaign from the UK Ministry of Defence highlights the dangers of posting sensitive info to Twitter and Facebook, with a series of videos featuring a tea-drinking terrorist.

By June 15, 2011


Tesla calls Top Gear exec 'disingenuous' in latest round of conkoutgate

Tesla has attacked Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman's defence of the show's review of the Roadster electric sports car. Is it really disingenuous or just some TV flummery?

By April 5, 2011


MoD Defence Technology Plan: Robots and shockproof goop for playing army 2.0

At the Ministry of Defence we caught up with the latest robots, biodetectors and intelligent shock-absorbing gloop. We offer our own contribution to the future of warfare...

14 Images By February 27, 2009


British Army going to war in invisible tanks as BAE weaponises ebook readers

The British Army could disappear in the next five years -- and not because of defence cuts. Backroom boffins at BAE Systems plan to use e-ink, the technology inside the humble ebook reader, to turn tanks invisible.

By January 14, 2011


Wii vs PlayStation 3 in Greatest Gadget fight: A calamitous console clash

This week the Wii squares off against the PS3 in our Greatest Gadget of the 21st Century Tournament. Luke rushes to the defence of the Wii, while GameSpot UK's Mark Walton backs Sony's machine...

By November 18, 2010


CNET UK Podcast 196: Be careful what you say on Twitter

This week we urge caution in what you say on Twitter, wonder how the Ministry of Defence has lost so many laptops and run down the best products and apps we've seen this week

By July 23, 2010