Apple releases bug-fix upgrade for iOS 6.1 users after carriers had warned iPhone 4S users not to upgrade

Apple has released iOS 6.1.1, a "bug-fix" version to sort out problems that had led a number of European phone operators including Vodafone to warn customers using the iPhone 4S not to update to its predecessor, iOS 6.1. That had been released...

Video: This is what happens when a coil spring compressor fails

All you do-it-yourself mechanics out there thinking of lifting your SUVs or swapping out the suspension on your track cars, be sure to check this video out first. The guys over at Popular Mechanics were making a video showing how to do some suspension work, when things went dangerously wrong.

Although you can't see it in the video, a spring

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Stephen Twigg demands inquiry into claims that education secretary's staff used Twitter to attack journalists anonymously

Labour has called for an official investigation into claims that special advisers to the education secretary, Michael Gove, have used the social networking site Twitter to make anonymous attacks on journalists.

Stephen Twigg, the...

Company must launch cheap handsets for low-end subscribers but convince wealthier users to buy Z10 and Q10, say analysts

BlackBerry must chart a tough course in its two key emerging markets of India and Indonesia: quickly launch cheaper handsets to woo lower-end subscribers while restoring its tattered brand among the countries' status-conscious.

The...

Steve McQueen's 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe Convertible

The last car Steve McQueen ever drove in a movie is officially up for auction. The 1951 Chevrolet Styline DeLuxe Convertible you see above is now owned by none other than Rick Harrison of Pawn Stars fame, but once ferried McQueen around the set of his last film, 1980's The Hunter. That flick saw the Bullit star play a bumbling bounty hunter and

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Former VP tells Andrew Marr Show the internet provides a means to rekindle democracy and purge it of corporate influence

US democracy has been "hacked" by big business and needs to be reclaimed using the power of the internet to hold politicians to account, according to former US vice-president Al Gore.

Offering a blunt assessment of the extent to...


Jeep® and Ram Truck Brands Air Two-minute Videos 'Whole Again' and 'Farmer' During Super Bowl XLVII

Jeep® brand introduces 'Whole Again,' a two-minute creative expression that encourages Americans to embrace and support our returning service men and women
Ram Truck brand's 'Farmer' video features 'So God Made a Farmer' words delivered some three

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TV is about discovery, social recommendation, information, participation and shopping – and the BBC is getting left behind

There's a saying that in theatre, you don't notice good lighting. For Anthony Rose, the former head of BBC iPlayer, there's a similar principle around technology – particularly when that technology is driving an i...

Social networking app grabbed personal contact data from iPhone and iPad users and allowed children under 13 to sign up

The Silicon Valley company Path has been fined $800,000, the largest amount ever against an app builder, by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). It has also been bound over on privacy for 20 years after it grabbed customers'...

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