Category Archives: Entertainment

Apple Lawyer “smoking crack” jibe by Judge

I have to say a judge with a sense of humour, it is rare these days. I have not really been following too closely the Apple vs Samsung legal spat, although I do know the background of the patient “hoohaa” … Continue reading

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File sharers move to VPNs to beat bans on The Pirate Bay in UK

One of my massive interests in the tech arena is the battle between copyright holders and the warez (illegal software or media) suppliers/search services. Today some news being reported, is the increasing use of VPN (Virtual Private Networks) in sharing … Continue reading

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Motorola wins injunction against Microsoft in Germany

Motorola have been granted an injunction to stop Microsoft not only as some headlines in the tech press state, banning the selling of the XBox360 in Germany but also Windows 7 and supplying Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player as … Continue reading

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US House passes the Cispa Cyber-security bill

The US House of Representatives passed the un-welcome Cyber-Security Bill yesterday, I do see that the White House wanted to veto this but didn’t. This topic is a hot one not only in computing circles but in that of privacy … Continue reading

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Mozilla to join the smartphone revolution in 2012

Mozilla are about to in late 2012 join the Smartphone melee and try to go head to head with Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM etc in what is a competitive market, however if Mozilla can put the spin on their mobile … Continue reading

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Microsoft Blocks Pirate Bay links

Microsoft are starting to try and block any links to copyrighted material or links to said copyrighted material through their Windows Live Messenger application. It is a great start in the war against copyright theft or malware that can come … Continue reading

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BBC iPlayer comes to Xbox360

The XBox360 only just gets better and better in my opinion, with now having the fantastic catch-up service from the BBC in iPlayer it now adds a large and superb range of TV programming to this platform. “The BBC and … Continue reading

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Website Blocking Law to be dumped by UK Government

Well this is one bit of news that I’m really happy with as for me when you introduce website blocking you are entering the realms of creating a nanny censorship state and the amount of legitimate website that would be … Continue reading

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Microsoft Xbox360 Kinect outsells rival Sony PlayStation Move.

The Xbox360 Kinect system with its controller free controls has captured the gaming console gamers in their millions as it looks as if from the figures below that gamers are not taking to still using some sort of controller. “PlayStation … Continue reading

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Firm stops pursuing net pirates

Well this will breathe a sigh of relief to many who have been wrongly accused of internet piracy in downloading illegal music and films etc. I personally feel these legal companies where opportunist in trying to frighten  users into paying … Continue reading

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