It is apt that we offer you twenty five of the most famous computer viruses to mark the 25th anniversary of the first computer virus. Yes, it was way back in 1986 when the “Brain” virus was launched, it came from Pakistan it spread around the world on infected floppy disks. The most dangerous is […]Read More The 25 most famous computer viruses
It seems that following a security breach at the online games store Play.com, there will be an increase in spam activity; in fact, it seems that victims are already receiving unwanted emails, many of which direct the user to sites where it is claimed their computer has a virus and offers a way to help […]Read More Play.com user’s names and email addresses leaked
Since Amazon started selling apps for Android powered mobile phones, they have used the term “Appstore” much to the annoyance of Apple, who have now filed a legal complaint in the Californian courts. According to Apple, “Amazon has begun improperly using Apple’s App Store mark in connection with Amazon’s mobile software developer program.” It added: […]Read More Apple sue Amazon over “Appstore”
When you are a geek, you know that you are different and therefore require different attention from others especially your family and friends. But just to help them out, here is a handy graphic by @loulouk it points out the different levels of geek there are and more importantly it shows how to tell which […]Read More So, you think you are a Geek
This is Blinky, in a few years time he is going to be thing that every child will be wanting for Christmas, he is the new Playstation or Nintendo Wii and he will do anything that is asked of him! Blinky™ from Ruairi Robinson on Vimeo. Check out this short movie charting how little Blinky […]Read More Blinky the Robot he is at your command
To many of us Steve Jobs is simply hero, while to others he is the evil Emperor, but whatever camp he falls into there is one thing that he is and that is a genius! Check this is info graphic out to see exactly what makes him tick and how he came to be worth […]Read More Fifteen things you never knew about Steve Jobs!
Rushing a law or act through parliament is normally the result of some serious event and that is why eyebrows were raised when the Digital Economy Act (DEA) was rushed through parliament during the last days of the Labour government. But now it seems that despite the act going through, implementing it is a completely […]Read More Brakes put on Digital Economy Act (DEA)
It is quite amusing that three letters can mean such naughtiness, but XXX maybe the roman numerals for thirty, but for most people on the planet XXX means porn and anything associated with the industry. However, it seems that this is delicate subject that the internet and its authorities have skirted around for some time. […]Read More XXX Domain approved
Any Twitter user who is concerned about the security of their pages, will be able to switch to the more secure servers using the HTTPS prefix, this follows a trial carried by the micro blogging site and some of its users. All the user has to do is go into their account settings and at […]Read More Twitter intros HTTPS connections
For some of us, the fact that MobileMe is about to go become a free service, is that it is about time, for around three years there has been a will they or wont they scenario going on, but now it seems that it could really happen and soon! It came to light when US […]Read More MobileMe to go Free!
There may only be a few weeks until the much awaited Portal 2 from Valve is released in the UK, but that does not mean that the fun cannot start. As such, the games makers have come up with this cool but short video, it does not give anything away, but it does set the […]Read More Valve release Portal 2 video
This is what happens when a die hard fan of Star Trek TNG comes face to face with technology from the 21st Century, it is just mind blowing! The final frontier appears to be the Kinect device for this guy, “Beam Him Up!” please! Source [The Social Newspaper]Read More Space the final frontier
There is no doubt that the social networking is big, but just how big are we talking about here! Well luckily, for us there are plenty of firms who love nothing more than going through all of the facts and figures. It turns out that the research carried out by Experian Hitwise has found that […]Read More Social Networking in the UK is huge!
The filmmaker is Tim Burton is well known for his off the wall and high unusual films and so it is only natural that his work and life should be immortalised in a short animation. However, this is a no ordinary animation, it is by Brian Joseph Ochab and with the help of mega […]Read More Tim Burton Honoured in Animation
Birmingham’s Bullring Centre is set to be taken over by an ‘Angel Ambush’ this weekend, allowing West Midlands shoppers their chance to get close and personal with fallen virtual angels. To celebrate the launch of Lynx Excite, a fragrance “so tempting even angels will fall”, Lynx will run a repeat of their Augmented Reality campaign […]Read More ANGELS FALL IN BIRMINGHAM BULLRING