At last a robot I actually like

So Asus have created a robot that costs no more than a smartphone. What does it do Unfortunately Asus have not created J.A.R.V.I.S, what they have created is effectively a rolling personal computer. It has a camera with facial recognition that’s capable of making video calls, so you can Skype your transatlantic cousins whilst cooking dinner. It can also monitor …

Flash

Is Flash Really Dead?

Ask any computer science teacher in the country and they’ll tell you one simple thing. “Flash is dead.” The curriculum leader at my Secondary School, which was also my sixth form college, was particularly adamant on this issue. He would actually regularly exercise his view about flash being dead nearly every lesson when I was in year 12. The rest …

Windows 10

A Letter To Microsoft | RE: Windows 10

Dear Microsoft, Congratulations for releasing your shiny highly anticipated operating system. I know this letter is a little bit late, but I wanted to take the time to appreciate the over friendly new system. So let’s cut to the chase, you know I left the Windows scene in 2013, I even adopted android to replace my Lumia! I assumed that …

PPLCONNECT

PPLConnect – Join The Continuity Club

Some of us (if not all of us) like to check our phones regularly when we’re working on our computers, playing games on them or just generally browsing the internet. The fact of the matter is that because you are constantly switching devices, you’re actually decreasing your productivity. What PPLConnect aims to do is to boost your productivity by allowing you …

Smart TV

So called ‘Smart TVs’

So on Saturday the 22nd of November, after getting up at the stupidly late time of 11:00AM, my father decided that it would be a great idea to go to Curry’s & PCWorld to have a look at a special type of television known as a smart television. He’s been going on about getting one for the past month pretty …

Microsoft Makers Of Mistakes?

It’s no mystery that Microsoft have decided to skip windows nine and move straight to windows 10! To be completely and utterly honest, Microsoft hasn’t had the best reputation recently considering that windows 8 actually has a worse uptake than vista! In an article written by computer world, author Preston Gralla, he states that Windows 8 ran on 13.6% of all …

Utopic Unicorn – Ubuntu Users Don’t Want It!

It’s October again and the creators of Ubuntu Canonical have been hard at work with the latest bleeding edge release of Ubuntu 14.10 named ‘Utopic Unicorn’! Last October, we saw the release of 13.10 ‘Saucy Salamander’, which had many new features including Smart Scopes, Keyboard Language selection, In Dash payments and compiz improvements, which to be honest was the thing …

Facebook

Facebook, creepy stalkers

If f I haven’t said it already, we are all being watched online! That’s right, you can run, but you can’t hide from GCHQ who are constantly sifting through your browsing history. They know you were online into the early hours of the morning, they know you spent hours looking for a way to torrent sims 4 onto your computer, …

The Days The Internet Stood Still

On Friday the 26th Of September, I awoke from my slumber at 09:15, because that’s what you do on inset days, you catch up on sleep that you’ve missed! After wandering around and going about my daily routine on this inset day, I realised that the broadband connection was off. This was surprisingly peculiar as my internet connection is generally …

HTML isn’t a programming language!

A lot of people make this common error everyday and quite frankly, it’s driving me insane! Seriously, if I got a pound for every time someone thought HTML was a programming language, I would never have to work again in my life! So what is HTML? Hypertext Markup Language is a markup language (clue’s in the name) that is used for …

What’s With The New Apple Watch?

In the last couple of weeks, Apple have officially announced a so-called ‘apple watch’. The company is claiming that it is the first wearable piece of technology that presents messages, Facebook updates and also provides some handy simplified apps to the user. In addition to this, the device will be fitted with the much-loved Apple personal assistant Siri, practically removing …