Technology

Virtually murdered him, She did

Just when you thought that you’d heard it all, you read this story. A Japanese woman who is an avid player in one of these wonderful virtual life games was recently so livid at her unexpected online, virtual divorce to her online, virtual husband that she killed off his character – virtually murdering him! Basically… Read More »Virtually murdered him, She did

PAMELA finds dark matter…

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…or at least according to Wino theory. Everyone in the cosmo world is holding their breaths at the moment in anticipation of PAMELA’s soon to be released findings on what they believe to be the discovery of dark matter. The team say that they have observed an unruly amount of positron production in space, the… Read More »PAMELA finds dark matter…

Shock Waves?

We all joked about wireless electricity at one stage or another, usually with non-techies, and we all had a good laugh at the idea of bolts of lightening shooting around and everybody being shocked in the streets. Anyway when the laughter died down, I’m sure that the concept stayed with us all and thinking about… Read More »Shock Waves?

Cuil – is it cool?

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Reading yesterday’s FT I spotted just how out of touch I was with recent events in the world of the internet. A brand new search engine, hyped as a possible competitor to Google, has emerged. Written as Cuil but pronounced “cool” it straightaway fails on the potential of having somebody say “have you cooled them… Read More »Cuil – is it cool?

Living with iPhone

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So, I’ve been a bit negative in general about the iPhone. I’ve been steadfast with respect to my opinion that the product merges two products that just should not be composed, when one is an essential communications device. Last week I had an e-mail from some cousins in Australia (big hello to Beth and the… Read More »Living with iPhone

MacBook Air Alternative?

I’m rarely enthused by the actions of those who “hack” software and hardware together that never had previous meetings but this is different. The MSI Wind (aka an Advent sub notebook) has a very nice 10″ screen and is now capable of running Mac OSX Leopard, albeit with a few hacks that are not for the feint… Read More »MacBook Air Alternative?

RepRap

Read this on the Reg. It’s a 3-D printer made by some clever clogs in Bath. Claimed to be the first machine of its kind because it can print a copy of itself – like how cool is that! Although it would somewhat hamper future sales of the device. Basically the device sprays moulds molten plastic… Read More »RepRap