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New ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 2 Trailer Revealed

New ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 2 Trailer Revealed

The Game of Thrones Season 1 was one of the best shows we have ever seen here at Techin5. It had a great storyline, fantastic acting, great scenery, and overall it was a show that we wished had gone on longer than the 10 episodes it did. It was by far the most entertaining show of 2011, and easily the most addictive since Firefly came out all those years ago. The good news is that Season 2 will be... »

India wants to crack down on ‘offensive’ Social Media, World Facepalms

India wants to crack down on ‘offensive’ Social Media, World Facepalms

In a potential move that could potentially (read: will) anger lot’s of people, India’s technology minister Kapil Sibal has demanded that social networking sites block out certain ‘offensive’ material. Obviously, we don’t see anyone really taking a liking to this demand, whether it be the general public (those who will be most affected) or companies who might or might ... »

The Top Twitter Hashtags and the Top Yahoo Searches Of 2011

The Top Twitter Hashtags and the Top Yahoo Searches Of 2011

Today the Top Twitter Hashtags of 2011 thus far have been revealed by Twitter in their annual Year in Review Page, and the results are basically on par with what we’ve seen trending on Twitter in 2011, although there still are a few things missing that surprised us. Either way, the results reflect a mixture of results which spiked across the globe in real time such as #egypt, #jan25, #japan ... »

The internet in 1996 vs 2011 (Infographic)

The internet in 1996 vs 2011 (Infographic)

Do you remember what you were doing and where you were in 1996? Do you remember when you first used the internet? 1996 would have been the correct year when I first started using the internet that’s for sure and all I can say is that it’s come a long way in the last 15 years. The infographic below certainly show’s you how much, from speeds of loading times to how streamlined and ... »

Deadmau5 and Nokia bring down the hau5

Deadmau5 and Nokia bring down the hau5

So for those of you unaware, Nokia was holding a free concert in London on the 28th, featuring world famous DJ (and one of my favourites) Deadmau5. The free concert was held as part of Nokia’s Lumia 800 marketing campaign and the main draw apart from Deadmau5 himself was the 4D effect on the building which you can see in the video. The Video Effects took place on the entire surface of the Mi... »

How To Get the new YouTube Layout Today

How To Get the new YouTube Layout Today

Some of you might know there’s a YouTube design change on it’s way for everyone, and it will look exactly like the picture you see above. We think it certainly looks more modern, and much more friendly to the eye than the old YouTube interface, which is why we decided to adopt it for our Techin5 YouTube Channel – techin5official (don’t forget to subscribe!). What you’... »

Mass Effect 3: Collector’s Edition Contents

Mass Effect 3: Collector’s Edition Contents

For those of you interested in the contents of the upcoming Mass Effect 3, or rather the contents of the Collect’s Edition, EA put together this unboxing video which they sent through to us (a nice 500 MB link). We’ve had a look at it and if you’re interested in finding out what’s inside or what it looks like we suggest you go ahead and watch it as well before deciding on p... »

Nokia and Deadmau5 to do free concert in London for Windows Phone Launch

Nokia and Deadmau5 to do free concert in London for Windows Phone Launch

If there was any doubt how committed Nokia was to their partnership with Microsoft regarding Windows Phones, it’s time to finally close the book on that doubt now. Of course, much of Nokia’s existence now depends on the sexy and imaginative OS from Redmond – Windows Phone 7, so it’s no surprise at how much Nokia is pushing the advertising with a marketing blitz for what may... »

Much expected ‘Avengers’ Trailer Finally Released

Much expected ‘Avengers’ Trailer Finally Released

The Avengers might be the movie I’ve been looking forward to for a very very long time, and it’s being directed and Written by one of my favourite Directors – Joss Whedon (Firefly, Toy Story, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Dollhouse, etc.). Add to that it adds one of the biggest known cast I think I’ve ever seen in an Action movie, not to mention all the superhero’s... »

Nokia want you to create their next iconic ringtone, offer $10,000

Nokia want you to create their next iconic ringtone, offer $10,000

With Nokia now turning their attentions and focus to Windows Phone’s, they felt it was time to get rid of the iconic Nokia ringtone which has been around since 1994 and has been heard by pretty much a billion people. While sad that they’ve decided to get rid of it, it marks a new beginning for Nokia who have decided to go all out in order to make sure their business picks up again, esp... »

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