Tuesday, 30 December 2008

Gold Fish Survives Record Time Out of Water

'Goldfish leaves owner gasping by surviving 13 hours out of water' click to see for yourself! Thanks to PunctualWaffle for this link.

Dubai Skyscrapers / Architectural Wonders

Check out these pics of building projects in Dubai: Click Here. It is an amazing amount of modern development in one place.

The 10 hottest tech products of 2008

Sit down for a moment and think about the best gadgetry of 2008. There's been a lot of great technology this year, but we think that the biggest impact has been caused by this little lot.

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Sunday, 28 December 2008

Are new to Mac? Here's some help

Click here for a good guide to get you started with a Mac from the point of view of a windows user.

Monday, 22 December 2008

Star Trek Film Release Date - May 2009

Star Trek release date will be the 8th May 2009. I was very confused and thought it was August the 5th because the American style date is misleading to people in the UK! Its say 05/08/09. So we don’t have to wait quite as long as anticipated. Here’s the trailers: Click Here

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

Radio 1 Christmas Present

Make sure you visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/christmas/index.shtml each day until Christmas to download your very own gift from BBC Radio 1. The presents so far have included exclusive live versions of tracks including 'The Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire' and 'The Kooks - Sway'. But probably the most exclusive present so far was 'The Boy Does Plenty' a Chris Moyles show parody to download for you to keep! Thank you BBC Radio 1!

The current Christmas Gift is Pendulum Live on Radio 1! Get there before 8am UK time to check your copy now!

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Space shuttle hitches ride on 747

This is a cool photo of a space shuttle being transported on the back of a 747

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Thursday, 11 December 2008

The Day The Earth Stood Still - out today

Today, December 12th 2008, in the UK: The Day The Earth Stood Still is in cinema's across the country. This Keano Reeves Sci-Fi remake looks epic from the trailers and promises to be one of the best Sci-Fi films of the year... http://www.thedaytheearthstoodstill.co.uk/

Check out the trailer on their website, via Apple TV/Front Row or through your Xbox 360!

Here's some more information about the film, watch out there are spoilers in this article: Wikipedia

PlayStation Home is Here!

PlayStation 3's online service now features PlayStation Home Click Here for the article.

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Beware of Facebook Virus

As reported by BBC News (Click Here for the BBC News article) a virus is spreading through Facebook. It can steel cookies and typed information to obtain passwords/payment details. The BBC article reports that it claims to be a download for Adobe Flash Player, although I would be extremely cautious of any new Facebook application/program download as viruses often change to continue to outwit innocent computer users. It is outrageous that Facebook have allowed this to happen and has been warned of since they opened Facebook to third-party developers. Facebook have acknowledged the problem with advice on what to do if you have the virus on their website (Click Here for Facebook Security.) The BBC reports also that this virus hit MySpace earlier this year.

Tuesday, 9 December 2008

New Application for allows iPod Touch Users to Make Limited Phone Calls

An application available from Apple's App store on iTunes allows iPod Touch (and iPhone) users to make limited VoIP phone calls. Still, this is not a replacement for the iPhone by any stretch of the imagination. Click Here for the story in full

Chinese girl gets 'kiss of deaf'

BBC News has reported a Chinese girl who has been left partially deaf from a kiss. Local media in China are warning of the dangers of excessive kissing. Check the story out for yourself: Click Here

"Mobile" Version Websites on iPhone - More Harm Than Good?

Many websites automatically redirect iPhones to mobile versions of their sites. These mobile sites often deliver limited content, wasted space, and eliminate zooming.

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5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Netbook

Netbook's are becoming very popular with people on the move, they occupy the space between a full blown laptop and a smart phone. This review highlights the pros and cons.

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Sunday, 7 December 2008

BBC to remake the 'Day of the Triffids'

Check out this BBC article with news of a BBC remake the 'Day of the Triffids' and a very interesting readers comment that says he lives where the film was shot, how scary for them! Click Here for the Link.

iPhone Update 2.2 adds Google Street View to the iPhone

Apple has released iPhone update 2.2 to download on their webiste for details of the street view modification check out this article.

Saturday, 6 December 2008

Bicycle Parking

Bike parking is a growing issue as cycling is being encouraged as a healthy energy saving alternative to driving. This BBC News article explores the etiquette of cycle parking: Click here