At last a robot I actually like

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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?

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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 …

Minuum

Minuum – Minimalistic Keyboard

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For those who don’t know, minuum is a minimalistic keyboard that is available for IOS and Android devices. Despite its glowing reviews on its download page on the Google play store, I personally think that the app is over-rated and vastly inferior to that of the Xperia international keyboard that my phone came installed with. Features Of Minuum Minuum has …

YouTube

YouTube provides no profit to Google

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While the majority of the internet were moronically squabbling about the colour of an unsightly blue and black dress on Friday, I decided to look up more useful things on the internet. One article that was written on engadget last Thursday particularly caught my eye and that is the fact that YouTube still isn’t actually making any money for Google. …

folding@home

Help cure cancer while you sleep with folding@home

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So I was browsing through drippler on my android device as I do pretty much every night and I came across an app from Sony for their Xperia KitKat Android devices known as ‘folding@home’. This app is part of the folding@home project created by Stanford university to uncover mysteries of protein folding to help fight diseases including Alzheimer’s disease, cystic …

NFC

All You Need To Know About NFC

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So you’ve bought a new phone and you’ve seen that one of the features that you’ve is NFC. You’ve probably had a quick glance at the instruction manual (or not) and found absolutely nothing about it. Well fear not, here’s all the information you need on NFC. What Is NFC NFC stands for Near field communication and is a type …

Spritz

Read Faster With Spritz

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About a week ago, I was sent an amazing resource consisting of various cool things. I was surprised actually, considering when I usually receive links that lead to Imgur, I generally feel like throwing up the sandwich that I just ate. Now one of the things I found on here was how to read faster and found a fascinating piece …

PPLCONNECT

PPLConnect – Join The Continuity Club

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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’

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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 …

Why I don’t like tablets

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We’ve all seen the 7-10 inch screen phones that you can’t call or text from or even carry in your pocket for that matter! In my opinion, tablet PCs are the most useless device that humankind has ever created! The tablet computer was first brought into existence in 2000 by none other than Bill Gates. The first time the word …

Comet

Rosetta Comet Landing (67P)

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Today on the 12th November 2014, the European Space Agency (also known as ESA) released a probe known as Philae, that successfully performed what could only be described as the first ‘soft landing’ on a comet known as 67P. What is a comet According the Collins dictionary of astronomy, a comet is a minor member of the solar system that …

Chromebooks – What’s The Deal With Them?

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Last Tuesday, I went to Crawley, hoping to bump into a friend of mine. In the end, I took the 281 (A less direct route than the 400 I usually take) by mistake and decided to get off the bus at three bridges station. Needless to say, she wasn’t there and so I ended up taking a stroll through the …

The Days The Internet Stood Still

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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 …

August EP650 Review

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Having owned a pair of August EP650 headphones for just under 5 months, I’ve been able to try them out in many different situations. At a first glance, these headphones are stylish, sleek and fold up for practicality. I myself went with the colour of black, but other colours including white, silver, blue and red are available! They are also …