Most of the UK’s Calendars and Diaries Get the 2020 May Bank Holiday Wrong

The government has contributed to the vast majority of 2020 diaries and calendars sold in the UK containing the entirely wrong date of the early May bank holiday, as a decision to change the date was taken too late for the printing presses to be stopped. Read More >>

Tesco Found Hiding Best Before Dates in Julian Calendar Date Format

Two unfortunate social media shift workers for Tesco endured nightmare interactions this week, after a customer supplied a photo of the baffling best before date of "20140" that had been stamped on a product and asked for an explanation. Read More >>

“Oldest” Koran Not so Old After All, Say Text Analysts

People poking about old scripts have poured doubt on the modern dark art of carbon dating, suggesting that the apparent "oldest" example of fragments of the Koran might not be quite so old after all. Read More >>

iPhone 6 Boats Rumoured to be Departing in Late August

New rumours regarding the iPhone 6 suggest the Chinese manufacturers are preparing to ship the phones at the end of August, a fact that slots in nicely with the numerous claims that we'll see new iPhones announced in early September and put on sale a couple of weeks later. Read More >>

There’s a Dating Site For Ghosts…So Yeah We Can All Go Home Now

Welp it's been a good run. Nice work humanity, you produced a lot of cool stuff on the internet. But now that ghostsingles.com is live there isn't much else to do. Time to learn how to rock climb or read War and Peace. Read More >>

New iPhones Arriving in the UK on September 20th… and September 27th?

Here's an exciting new avenue to pursue for tech leaks -- courier firms. Apparently Apple's UK delivery drivers have been told to prepare for two weeks of big deliveries, with a batch of new hardware hitting on September 20th and another arriving a week later on the 27th. Read More >>

PS4 Launching in “At Least” One Country at the End of 2013

Sony's big PS4 announcement event claimed the machine will see a launch at the end of 2013. But where? America? Japan? Here? Everywhere? Just on the International Space Station? Even Sony doesn't seem to know the answer to that one yet. Read More >>

4G Spectrum Auction Bidding to Kick Off 23rd Jan

The action involving Ofcom and its shortlist of 4G bidders is about to get underway, with the spectrum divvying process set to start two weeks from now. On January 23rd the process to formally allocate the 4G spectrum inside the UK starts, with the bidding process expected to take two months. The government is expecting to pocket a £3.5bn lump sum from selling off these invisible airwaves. [Guardian] Read More >>

Rumour: Apple Fans, Start Camping Out Now — iPhone 5’s Due on September 21

Today's series of rumours concerning the next posh Apple telephone cover the handset's launch date, which falls within the usual autumn Apple refresh time frame and could be as soon as September 21. Read More >>

Google’s Sticking Your Nexus 7 in the Post by July 20th

Google has given us some hard dates on shipping schedules for its Nexus 7 tablet, helping end some of the confusion over who's getting their tablets and who's still stuck in the queue for machines bought direct from Google. Read More >>

Lumia 900 Dated For May 14, Also Available in White

Nokia's internationally successful Lumia 900 now has an official UK launch date, with Phones 4U claiming it'll be first to start selling the latest Windows Phone model from May 14. Read More >>

Halo 4 Smashing Into Xbox 360 on November 6th? (Confirmed)

According to rumours coming out of the Microsoft gaming division and its many PR people, the company is planning to announce the arrival of Halo 4 tonight, with November 6th being the favoured day of destiny. Read More >>

Nokia’s 41-Megapixel 808 Priced at £465, Due April 24th

The unlocked phone retailers have been busy badgering Nokia for details on its newest Mobile World Congress announcements, revealing prices and launch dates for the Nokia 808 and Lumia 610. Read More >>