Pirates, robots and wearable tech: all of 2013 distilled down to Nic's picks for the five finest technologies, moments and events.
It's a common complaint: why do the best mobile games so often release exclusively to iOS? Where's the Android love?
Watchdogs have set out new rules for stopping in-app purchases from tricking kids into racking up huge bills.
Obnoxious movie patrons versus ninjas? My money is on the ninjas. A London cinema has raised an army of them to quiet rude customers.
The regulator is investigating whether in-app payments illegally tempt children to spend their parents' money.
A policeman has shopped his teenage son in protest against Apple after the lad ran up a shock £3,700 bill playing games on his iPad.
Pirate Ninja uses Apple's face detection technology to put pirate hats and ninja masks on group photos.
We cut through the dross to find you the most useful, new and updated apps each week.
VC Fred Wilson says Google, Bing, Facebook, and Twitter should warn people when they try to log in at known pirate sites: "We don't need legislation."
An alternative to the Stop Online Piracy Act called the OPEN Act wouldn't block overseas Web sites such as The Pirate Bay and would be ineffective in curbing piracy, SOPA's supporters are warning.