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YouTube’s Latest Original Programming: Olympic-Style Lightsaber Relays

Scientists create 'Dr Who device'

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Scientists claim to have invented their own version of Doctor Who's famous sonic screwdriver....
Scientists create 'Dr Who device'
Last Moment Robot will guide you through death's door

Ringadoc Virtually Connects You With A Doctor Anytime, Raises $750K Seed From Founders Fund’s FF Angel

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Ringadoc lets you pay a flat fee to instantly talk to a real doctor at any hour of the day, and its big vision to be “the frontline of primary care” has landed it a $750,000 seed round led by FF Angel. So if its 2am and you’ve got some weird rash, you...
Ringadoc Virtually Connects You With A Doctor Anytime, Raises $750K Seed From Founders Fund’s FF Angel

LoveFilm brings BBC video-on-demand content to Germany

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Online movie rental service LoveFilm announced that it has 2m members back in January, on the same day Netflix launched in the UK to challenge the Amazon-owned DVD and movie-streaming service. Whilst it had significant traction in the UK prior to Netflix, it’s easy to forget that LoveFilm isn’t a...
LoveFilm brings BBC video-on-demand content to Germany

VIDEO: Webscape: Keep the old Facebook

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Kate Russell goes back in time with Facebook and becomes Doctor Who's sidekick....
VIDEO: Webscape: Keep the old Facebook
Stevie Turns Your Social Feeds Into TV Shows

Watch With eBay App Wants You Shop While You Watch TV

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Despite how much I try to cut back on it, there’s never really a time when I’m not bouncing my attention between different screens. Even when I’m trying to zone out in front of a television, I’m struck with a compulsive urge to hit Wikipedia or IMDB to see what...
Watch With eBay App Wants You Shop While You Watch TV

Scientists create a real Doctor Who sonic screwdriver

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Researchers at Dundee University have created a device that mimics the basic functionality of a sonic screwdriver from the classic British sci-fi TV show Doctor Who. In testing, the device is able to lift and rotate a rubber disc floating in a cylinder of water using ultrasound waves. Scientists...
Scientists create a real Doctor Who sonic screwdriver

Updated Kindle iOS App Appears Just In Time For The New iPad

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For all the cool things an iPad can coaxed into doing, I find myself using mine to read more than anything else (rewatching old episodes of Doctor Who on Netflix is a close second). I’ve been begun to use it more than my trusty Kindle, and thanks to the timely...
Updated Kindle iOS App Appears Just In Time For The New iPad

Encyclopedias are like journalism: It’s better when they are open

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Anyone who grew up with the Encyclopedia Britannica could be forgiven for getting a little misty-eyed about the legendary publication doing away with its printed version after more than two centuries, even if the move seems unsurprising (and more than a little late). But memories of those old, dusty...
Encyclopedias are like journalism: It’s better when they are open
BBC may redefine commercial online efforts

Arduino Hack Transforms Any Elevator Into The TARDIS

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Want to liven up your ride in the elevator at work for you and colleagues? Try installing this Doctor Who-inspired hack!...
Arduino Hack Transforms Any Elevator Into The TARDIS

Oprah Joins New York City Video Startup Vyou to Power Book Club 2.0

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Oprah, in the wild. (Photo: Oprah.com) Vyou, the New York City-based Q&A platform, has a very familiar face on its new service: media mogul Oprah Winfrey. The former daytime diva is using Vyou’s video service to enrich the recently-rebooted Oprah’s Book Club 2.0. Cheryl Strayed, author the Wild–the Eat-Pray-Love-ish hiking memoir that...
Oprah Joins New York City Video Startup Vyou to Power Book Club 2.0
BBC confirms 'Project Barcelona' video download service is in the works

BBCWW invests in mobile game tech firm Spaceport

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BBC Worldwide is making a strategic investment in a company whose technology will let it port its games to any mobile platform. The BBC’s commercial and overseas unit is investing an unspecified sum in Spaceport, whose technology leverages HTML5, Javascript and OpenGL to let creators convert vector graphics-based games for...
BBCWW invests in mobile game tech firm Spaceport

Fun’s Over! NBC Sicks The Lawyers On The Inspector Spacetime Kickstarter Project

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The tale of Inspector Spacetime is one of the Internet at its finest. It all started with a gag on NBC’s Community. Playing to its largely geeky fanbase in that charmingly authentic way that so few shows pull off, a few of Community’s main characters were shown watching a...
Fun’s Over! NBC Sicks The Lawyers On The Inspector Spacetime Kickstarter Project

BBC iPlayer reaching Windows Phone within 'weeks,' will catch up with Sherlock on your Lumia

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We've see BBC iPlayer reach many devices over time, but it's been conspicuously absent on Windows Phone. Nokia has stepped into give us some relief, and it's now promising that a port of the TV catch-up service will be ready for your Lumia 800 "in weeks." Good news no...
BBC iPlayer reaching Windows Phone within 'weeks,' will catch up with Sherlock on your Lumia

Rumor Roundup: What To Expect From HTC At Mobile World Congress

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With the end of February nearly in sight, the tech community is all abuzz with talk about Mobile World Congress, the huge mobile conference set to take place in beautiful Barcelona in just over a week. All the big players will be there (though some will be less conspicuous than...
Rumor Roundup: What To Expect From HTC At Mobile World Congress

Now real: 'Doctor Who' sonic screwdriver, 'Star Trek' tricorder

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Good news for geeks. Scottish scientists come up with a gadget Doctor Who would use, while a Canadian boffin develops a working tricorder-like device. [Read more]...
Now real: 'Doctor Who' sonic screwdriver, 'Star Trek' tricorder
The FDA wants to regulate your connected toothbrush

ZocDoc Just Made My Day By Booting A Shady Doctor Off Its Site

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I have an arthritic foot that'll surgery soon. So when my podiatrist dropped my insurance, I was hard-pressed to find a new one.  I reluctantly began scouring review sites like Yelp and RateMDs to weed out the duds. I've switched doctors with dubious results before, so I wasn't about to take...
ZocDoc Just Made My Day By Booting A Shady Doctor Off Its Site

Nearly naked geeks: The summer of ‘nerdlesque’ is here

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Geeks can rejoice — burlesque is now embracing its inner nerd. At least four nerd-themed burlesque shows — or nerdlesque — are planned for Seattle, starting this weekend. “Behind the Blue Door,” a Doctor Who-inspired show kicks it all off this Friday and Saturday. “JOYstick!, a video-game themed burlesque show,...
Nearly naked geeks: The summer of ‘nerdlesque’ is here

Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock – review

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PS3/PS Vita; £29.99; cert 12+; BBC Worldwide/Sony'Hello Sweetie! Why do our dates always end in the destruction of the universe?By this time of year, we would ordinarily be well into a new series of Doctor Who. But thanks to the BBC's wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey scheduling of the show lately, we're being...
Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock – review

Don't let the facts get in the way of getting a story on to Twitter

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Forget the Leveson inquiry, says media boss Rupert Sawyer, my job is to keep the people happy, and I've got the formula …Memo: To all staff at Channel 8 From: Rupert Sawyer, chief executiveSubject: A testimony from the very topAn enthusiastic and inquisitive young member of the Channel 8 staff...
Don't let the facts get in the way of getting a story on to Twitter

Dys4ia; Roar Rampage; Dude, Where's My Planet? – review

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Will Freeman rounds up the best new games for your browserWhile the recently released Doctor Who: Worlds in Time online multiplayer game proved that the diminutive browser window can play host to ambitious, glossy and sprawling adventures, it is on the fringes of the games development scene that the most exciting...
Dys4ia; Roar Rampage; Dude, Where's My Planet? – review

Hey WebMD Addicts: What if You Could Email a Picture of Your Symptoms to a Doc?

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Mr. Parkinson Last August, Betabeat profiled Jay Parkinson, the Williamsburg doctor who first won over New York techies in the late aughts by reinventing annoying doctors visits. The hipster doc hacked together his own system–trading insurance premiums and wait times for a Google Calendar, Skype, and PayPal. He eventually formalized the system...
Hey WebMD Addicts: What if You Could Email a Picture of Your Symptoms to a Doc?

Q:Favourites: TV shows (preferably something... A:mmmm. Lately: Fringe, V, Doctor Who, Torch... http://formspring.me/duncanriley/q/584580028

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Q:Favourites: TV shows (preferably something... A:mmmm. Lately: Fringe, V, Doctor Who, Torch... http://formspring.me/duncanriley/q/584580028

How to Access the BBC iPlayer (and TV Like Doctor Who) from Outside the U.K. - BBC iPlayer - Lifehacker

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How to Access the BBC iPlayer (and TV Like Doctor Who) from Outside the U.K. - BBC iPlayer - Lifehacker

Time travel is beautiful

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With the premier of Series 5 of Doctor Who, you might feel a little ......
Time travel is beautiful
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