Apr 24

What makes apple’s new watch tick?

Want to know what makes Apple’s new Watch tick? Then read on to take a look inside.

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Feb 04

Apple’s new SpaceShip building takes off. (Video)

Construction work on Apple’s new “SpaceShip” headquarters building has begun, demolition is complete and the new circular campus building is beginning to rise from the ground. This video shows where it’s up to so far, and you can also see the huge car park building. Continue reading to see the video. Continue reading

You just can’t trust the BBC.


Screen Shot 2014-10-02 at 09.39.12Two headlines, both from the BBC News website today, both published today, both conflicting. One reads “UK Universities slip down rankings” and the other reads “Universities hold world rankings”.

In fact both are true, because the BBC sees “England” as being the “UK” and demotes Scotland. The truth is that overall English universities have slipped down the world rankings but Scottish universities have held their place. In fact, despite the headline saying the universities position was “held” they have in fact rose up the ranking. Surely this is anti-scottish bias?

Screen Shot 2014-10-02 at 09.39.00Shouldn’t the BBC be more careful about using gimmicky headlines to draw people into reading their news stories? The BBC News anchors used to be the epitome of good grammar, correct English and decent journalism. Now there is very little journalism on BBC News, it is mainly just “reporting” and they often use misleading headlines to draw you into a story, or to promote a BBC TV Programe.


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Sep 22

Stay safe from high quality phishing email scams.

Today I received an email on my BT Internet email account which looked bona fide, but it was a phishing scam. Here I describe how to spot the few clues, to make sure you don’t get caught out. Continue reading

SanDisk Extreme PRO® SDHC/SDXC™ UHS-3 Memory Card


512 GB SD Card anyone? SanDisk have pushed the boundaries with this new ½ Terabyte SDXC Card. It has 90 MB/s write speed too. Big. And Fast.

SanDisk Extreme PRO® SDHC/SDXC™ UHS-3 Memory Card.

Sep 11

mDNS / Bonjour tool for OS X Now Available in App Store.

My new mDNS Tool for Mac OS X is now available in the Mac App Store.
View it on the App Store or search the Mac App Store for “mDNS Tool”.

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The tool allows you to browse and find all the mDNS / Bonjour services and devices on your network. Bonjour is Apple’s name for their implementation of mDNS, which is used to advertise and locate devices and services on the network.

  • List all mDNS / Bonjour devices on your network.
  • Find the address of devices and services.
  • See all the device details, not normally shown in network browsers.
  • Find IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses for devices.
  • Copy details to the clipboard.
  • Simple to use.
  • No drivers or libraries required.



Sep 05

Moto 360 Smartwatch on sale today.

Motorolla’s new “moto 360” goes on sale today at 11:00am Central Time (USA)
More details are available here.

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See the launch video here.

The difference between the UK, England and Great Britain explained.


Ever wondered what is the difference between the terms “Great Britain”, “the United Kingdom” and even “England”? Well here’s the answer…


BBC News – Robots inspired by origami fold themselves into action


Self unfolding robots. Just add heat…

BBC News – Robots inspired by origami fold themselves into action.