It’s with deep regret to inform you all that Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs passed away yesterday at the age of 56 after a long struggle with pancreatic cancer.
Well it seems that being in power does have quite a few perks. This time it’s getting the latest tech before anyone else, and we’ve learned that President Obama received an iPad 2 from Steve Jobs before it was released.
With Facebook pretty much controlling your online life, it’s home to a varied audience. Some of which are just plain perverted, others are young children that shouldn’t even be on the social networking site in the first place because of it’s “13 years old and above” rule.
In a laboratory at Princeton University, graduate student Noah Jafferis has managed to create a mini “flying carpet” that’s driven by “ripple power” waves of electrical current, which in turn drives thin pockets or air from front to rear underneath, therefore allowing it to hover.
The UK motorway speed limit is set to rise from 70mph to 80mph. Vehicles have advanced ridiculously since 1965 when the 70mph speed limit was introduced, cars are much safer and efficient. Philip Hammond, Transport Secretary believes the current limit is “out of date” and needs to rise “to get Britain moving”.
Spotify is now fully integrated into Facebook and publishes the music and playlists you listen to. However, many users have complained they do not want everything they listen to being published to Facebook. So less than a week after integration, Spotify has responded quickly and launched the ‘Private Listening’ feature.
The word ‘Up to’ is used heavily by ISP’s to advertise internet speeds which quite often are nowhere near the actual speed. The Advertising Standards Agency have now bought in new guidelines which mean internet service providers will need to prove that users of their service can achieve the advertised speeds.
Now, I’ve heard of there being websites for rating your teachers, but this takes things to a whole new level! The new website, ExRated, allows people to review their exes from their hygiene to even more personal problems.
Having produced classic UK comedies admired worldwide by millions of people, David Croft was definitely one of the best.