Tablet-Headed Robot Works Out How to Get Served at a Busy Bar

A team from the Bielfeld University in Germany built the odd bartending robot pictured above, as part of a test to work out how bar staff respond to visual clues that people milling about at the bar are looking to make a purchase. Read More >>

This Innuendo-Laced Monstrosity Is What Mercedes Thinks Gets Its Workers Going

I'm not sure whether it's the suggestive imagery, or the rather hot-and-heavy lyrics, including such gems as "[I] like them to turn me on. I thought that some of them did." But something about this video makes me seriously wonder about Mercedes. It's not quite as bad as the classic G4s effort from the Olympics, but holy hell this needs to die with fire. Read More >>

Mega Will Speed Up Soon, Says Kim Dotcom

Mega's service has pretty much sucked since its launch, which is not surprising if you believe that one million people signed up in the first day of service. Not to worry, folks, according to Kim Jong Dot-Com-Uh, everything will be smooth as butter on on hot toast, "soon": Read More >>

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Is Your 3G Crap Now EE’s Launched 4G?

Reports are coming in that people on Orange and T-mobile have been suffering from really crappy 3G service ever since EE launched its 4G network. Apparently, actually getting data down the pipe has gotten increasingly, infuriatingly difficult. Has EE somehow forsaken its old 3G service for the shiny new 4G? Read More >>

Warning: The Olympics Might Break Your Internet

The government and the London 2012 organisers have put together a guide designed to help businesses get ready for the Olympics, warning we may see slower web connections and the odd complete failure due to increased demand. Read More >>