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Oct 03
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Internet safety worries after children begin using secret Facebook accounts

Published in News, Other News | Written by Matt

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.

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Sep 30
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Flying carpets to become a reality?

Published in News, Other News | Written by Matt

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.

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Sep 30
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Speed limit on the motorway to be raised to 80mph

Published in News, Other News | Written by Rhys

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 Philip Hammond, Transport Secretary believes the current limit is “out of date” and needs to rise “to get Britain moving”.

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Sep 29
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Spotify launches ‘Private Listening’ after complaints to Facebook integration

Published in News, Other News | Written by Rhys

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.

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Sep 29
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Crackdown on UK ‘up to’ broadband packages

Published in News, Other News | Written by Rhys

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.

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Sep 28
New website lets you review your ex in everyway for the whole world to see!

New website lets you review your ex in everyway for the whole world to see!

Published in News, Other News | Written by Matt

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.

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Sep 27
David Croft, co-writer of Dad’s Army, dies at the age of 89

David Croft, co-writer of Dad’s Army, dies at the age of 89

Published in News, Other News | Written by Matt

Having produced classic UK comedies admired worldwide by millions of people, David Croft was definitely one of the best.

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Sep 23
One third of under-tens own mobile phones

One third of under-tens own mobile phones

Published in News, Other News, Technology News | Written by Matt

According to a recent survey, performed by cloud security firm Westcoastcloud, nearly 70% of 10 year olds, in a group of 2000 families, own mobile phones.

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Sep 20
Facebook Launching Read, Listened, Watched, And Want Buttons

Facebook Launching Read, Listened, Watched, And Want Buttons

Published in News, Other News | Written by Matt

The “Like” button has pretty much changed the way we express ourselves online or at least on Facebook. The Like button gives users the ability to “like” something and then have that update posted to their Facebook profile, which enables people to get a clearer picture of you. Perhaps you’ve liked some new cooking recipes or perhaps someones music or maybe you’ve been rather unfortunate and liked something a little “dodgy” and now the whole world knows what really goes on in your mind!

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Sep 18
Only 1 Week Left For A Chance To Win a Toshiba Satellite C660-125 15.6 Inch Laptop!

Only 1 Week Left For A Chance To Win a Toshiba Satellite C660-125 15.6 Inch Laptop!

Published in News, Other News | Written by Matt

As you all should know, we’re running a competition where you can win a Toshiba Satellite C660-125 Intel 320GB 15.6 Inch Laptop courtesy of Argos. We’ve had loads of entries from you all but those only a limited time left for the rest of you to enter.

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New Tech-Reviews Forums Online

Since our last forum got destroyed by in an influx of spammers, we’ve invested in the popular forum software VBulletin to contain the Tech-Reviews community. Over the past few days we have designed a theme to fit within the Tech-Reviews style and created what we feel are interesting sections.

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Jul 04

Firefox 3.5 patch coming soon

Expect a patch for Firefox 3.5 in the next few weeks, Firefox 3.5.1, which Mozilla intends to release in July, will include fixes for at least three bugs and “topcrashes,” which is what Mozilla calls it most frequently reported crashes.

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May 30

Virgin Media Tivo review

TiVo has been available in the United States for years now and it’s slowly making its way over to the UK (finally). Virgin have always been at the forefront of digital movements, having been the first provider to let you watch BBCiPlayer through their set top box. It’s of little surprise that they’ve pushed things […]

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