I have taken a guest blogging position on rGadget.com. My first post is Arrington’s CrunchPad in the Shops by November; Real Competition for Apple’s Unnamed iTablet and my author profile is here.
I’ve signed up to Identi.ca, you can see my profile at http://identi.ca/garysims For those who don’t know, Identi.ca is an open source social networking and micro-blogging service where users can send text updates (called dents) up to 140 characters long in a similar way to Twitter.
It was once said that the computers on Apollo 11 had less computing power than a modern pocket calculator and now we can read to machine code and see! The code for the Apollo Guidance Computer, or AGC has been transcribed, by Google, from scanned images of printouts for both the Command Module (codenamed Comanche054), […]
Remember it takes a college degree to fly a plane, but only a high school diploma to fix one; a reassurance to those of us who fly routinely in our jobs. After every flight, UPS pilots fill out a form, called a ‘gripe sheet,’ which tells mechanics about problems with the aircraft. The mechanics correct […]
The Mac Sale has announced their brand new Mac software bundle, offering a great deal to both the developers of the applications and customers alike. The Mac Sale combines the products of both established Mac development houses and independent startup developers. The Mac Sale bundle goes on sale on the Tuesday 4th August 2009 for […]
Just saw this on the BBC… A couple from the United States got a shock when they learned their family photo was being used, unauthorised, on an advertising poster in Prague. Danielle and Jeff Smith used the photo as their Christmas card, and also posted it on an internet blog. A friend travelling in the […]
Well at least according to Dell’s website. A 1.6GHz Atom CPU, 8GB of disk space armed with Microsoft’s latest masterpiece: Ubuntu! Here is the actual link on the Dell web site: Inspiron Mini 10v Thanks to Linuxologist for this.
Christ’s call is … to save the lost, not the stiff- necked; He came not to call scoffers but sinners to repentance; not to build and furnish comfortable chapels, churches, and cathedrals at home in which to rock Christian professors to sleep by means of clever essays, stereotyped prayers and artistic musical performances, but to […]
I don’t often “recommend” software but there are two critical bits of software that everyone needs a good anti virus and good backup. For the anti virus I take the bold step of recommending AVG Free and for backup I just found out about GFI Backup… GFI Backup for Windows handles traditional folder and files […]