NewsBiscuit

The news written by you…

ScienceBiscuit

Amazon alienates customers as ‘…recommends’ function becomes honest

and you're done.Customers were left confused and upset this week after Amazon.com’s famous ‘Amazon recommends…’ function was adjusted by the site’s designers to be more frank with their consumers.

Read more >



Historians hail Grand Theft Otto as first video game

hailed by critics as 'a massive ego trip' from start to finishThe remnants of the illustrated instruction manual and some of the beautifully detailed glass slides for Grand Theft Otto provide an amazing insight into political and domestic trends in Europe at the time.

Read more >



iPhone5s buyers directed straight to queue for iPhone6

Queuing for JobsExcited buyers of Apple’s flagship new iPhone5S in Oxford Street were delighted to be directed straight to an exclusive queue for the iPhone 6 immediately after their purchase.

‘The new iPhone 5S isn’t just the greatest smartphone of all time. It’s also your ticket to get first in line for the new iPhone 6,’ said store manager Damian Walsh, ushering new owners of the £549 gadget to the start of a five-mile obstacle course of tensile barriers on a circuitous route back to the front of the store, which will be their home for the next year.

Read more >



iPhone user has ‘out-of-phone experience’ in-between operating systems

upgrade includes new app which occasionally switches the bloody phone offiPhone dependent Michael Potter has spoken of a bizarre ‘human-like experience’ today, when a delay in his download of iOS 7 to his iPhone 5 left him perilously exposed to the real world, with no operating system, for nearly 24-hours.

Read more >



Homeopathic medicines ‘proved to work’, if repeatedly diluted in codeine

all down to homeopathy, said patients who survivedA new study from The University of Penge has shown that over-the-counter homeopathic medicines are proving surprisingly effective at treating pain relief when diluted to homeopathic levels using mainstream medicine.

Read more >