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Why Metro Killed Windows 8

It’s no secret that despite posting 23% increased revenue Microsoft’s windows division was expecting a far warmer reception for Windows 8. The fundamental issue here is that businesses are currently staying well away, mostly due to the half-assed user experience

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The first Google phone has a nipple, and it sucks too!

What does it have going for it? It has a nipple! It’s not a real one, it’s a roller-ball style navigation like the traditional Blackberry Pearl. OK, so having a touchscreen is supposed to make this kind of thing obsolete,

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Crazy CERN webcam action

The LHC Large Hadron Collider is the worlds largest machine, Costing £2.6bn with thousands of people involved in a collaborative project designed to unlock the untold mysteries of our universe. They will have a live online broadcast of the first

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Admob take mobile advertising to the next level

With ever more sophisticated browsers included inside mobile phones the choices available to advertisers are changing. Combining high speed access, with location based information can potentially provide a completely different level of engagement with users. One of the most recent

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O2 sold out of iPhone 3G online in under 7 hours!

A quick update to the previous post – Looks like someone managed to get their orders past the O2 flakey website. Despite being utterly crushed by demand UK iPhone upgraders are now being met by the following image. Showing that

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iPhone 3G pre-orders kill O2 website

The O2 upgrade store fell over today shortly before 8AM after it sent out text messages to all existing O2 iPhone owners informing them of the special pre-order page. Supposedly pre-orders for the iPhone 3G were available from 8AM although

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US – Welcome to the 3rd rate video-game territory

The US has been pushed into 3rd place in video-game territory revenue according to the latest stats from Nielsen Gamesindustry.biz compared the stats to the US and Asia market share – “Gaming generated EUR 7.3 billion (USD 11.4 billion) in

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If you thought you could ignore the iphone in the UK you’re wrong.

Of course you’re bored of iphone hype, me too. In the UK we’ve been gloating for months about how outdated the iphone is compared to our high speed, gps enabled mobile devices. We’ve had the chance to sit back and

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I finally made the switch to WordPress…

It’s taken me a while, I decided that before this blog got any bigger I would change formats and move away from Blogger. Don’t get me wrong, I still love Blogger – It’s been around a long time. Things in

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OLPC – Intel joins the board.

Just a quick update. I wrote in May about how annoyed i was that intel had brought out the equivalent of a competitor to the XO laptop from the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) project. Well, it looks like Intel

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