Category Archives: Science and Technology

LOL – History of the internet at the National Media Museum

This is one for all you UK tech buffs as the National Media Museum in Bradford are starting on the 30th March 2012 an exhibition into the history of the web called Life on Line or LOL for short, although … Continue reading

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UK "may” get 4G Mobile service later in 2012

Ofcom have announced an application from Everything Everywhere, who are the combined T-Mobile and Orange group venture in the UK, in wanting to use the available 900 MHz and 1800 MHz spectrum for LTE and WiMAX ahead of the planned … Continue reading

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Europe’s biggest WiFi Zone set for London

I have to say that this is a great bit of news but why just London, yes its to likely co-inside with the 2012 Olympics but this type of thing should be rolled out across many cities, as London is … Continue reading

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Story on Internet Explorer users being of low IQ was fake

When I first read this a week or so back I was thinking HUH, how do you measure that with an end user and link it to the browser you use, the data in their report was basic and bland … Continue reading

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Microsoft to acquire Skype

Microsoft are to acquire Skype in what is a $8.5bn deal, and I think will add to Microsoft portfolio, especially with 600 million plus users of Skype around the world, many of who have likely migrated from the likes of … Continue reading

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Tit for Tat – Samsung sues Apple

The merry-go-round of intellectual property is alive and well, with Apple first suing Samsung for copying the look of their iPad to now Samsung firing a return salvo law suit at Apple. “Samsung Electronics is suing Apple, claiming its rival … Continue reading

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Apple iPhone can track users location

I thought this one an interesting story and while I would imagine Apple will not download and use the information from the GPS locator, the ability is there to do exactly this. I have an iPhone, its not my main … Continue reading

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Jan 28th Data Privacy Day

We all know how important data privacy is and more so as we are now using computing and the internet more and more to do banking, social networking, shopping e.t.c   Jan 28th is Data Privacy Day “Data Privacy Day … Continue reading

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New Ram Memory could spell faster boot times

This is a great new route into making PC s much more quicker as the boot time is one of the things that is holding modern computing back, waiting for the BIOS to kick-in and then the Operating System to … Continue reading

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IPv6 ok what is it I hear you say!

In basic terms IPv6 takes over and/or adds from IPv4 which has 4 billion web addresses and the core of the internet. As the internet has expanded over the years the IP addresses for websites links (as in your http://www.xxxx.com)  … Continue reading

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