Install Adobe Air in Linux →
Click Get Adobe Air cd to your download directory. Make the file executable by running the following command in a terminal window: chmod u+x Adobe* then run the following command in a terminal…
Web Storage Portability Layer: A Common API for... →
As discussed in our Google Code Blog post on HTML5 for Gmail Mobile, Google’s new version of Gmail for iPhone and Android-powered devices uses the Web Storage Portability Layer (WSPL) to let the…
Reading !FCM (Full Circle Magazine) with a nice #cupoftea!
Packing up ready for a lovely walk home in the sunshine!
Sky TV coming to your Xbox 360? →
Sky and Microsoft could be joining up to offer live TV and pay-per-view content on the Xbox 360. In other news, 9 million satellite dishes gently weep
EA releases E3 games line-up →
With less than five days to go until the Electronic Entertainment Expo begins EA have released a long list of games you can expect to see previewed during the event. Below you’ll find the complete…
Google: 18 Android phones coming this year,... →
18 Android phones, possibly 20 on the market this year according to Andy Rubin, speaking at Google I/O. Even higher if you count all the rogue, Google App-free Android deployments…
FirefoxNotify Puts Download Notices in Ubuntu's... →
Linux only: The smoked glass, Mac-like notification alerts are one of Ubuntu 9.04’s best features, but they’re not yet compatible with every program, including Firefox. An experimental extension…
Video: 45 year old modem used to dial into web,... →
We’ve just been hepped to a video by someone named Phreakmonkey, wherein he gets his hands on a Model A Acoustic Coupler Modem and puts it through its ever lovin’ paces. Manufactured by…
Separate Your Data from Windows on a Standalone... →
With Windows 7’s release just around the corner, now’s a great time to get your PC ready for the new operating system. First step: separate your data onto a dedicated partition. The Newbie’s…
HDMI 1.4 brings adds internet to the audio and... →
You know you’re a geek when you get excited about cables but I challenge even the hardest of cynics not to be quite impressed by HDMI 1.4 - because this time it come with internet too. Dubbed…
Photos: Sky Player comes to Xbox Live →
We can confirm today that Microsoft has teamed up with BSkyB to bring Sky Player to the Xbox 360, and we’ve not only seen it in action, but got the pictures to prove it
Trying to decide on my next Open University course. Is it weird to jump between Social Science and Computer Programming?
Settling into the work day with a #cupofcoffee. Hope the good weather holds out for the #weekend!
Catching up with !linuxoutlaws and enjoying a #beer.
Love www.twitterfall.com but wish you could log in to save your settings between computers / browsers.
FirefoxNotify Puts Download Notices in Ubuntu’s Pop-Ups [Downloads] http://tinyurl.com/qgk62u
DLNA in Ubuntu 9.04 →
I have recently installed Ubuntu 9.04 on my Macbook (1,1) and was interested to see if I could easily stream media to my new install from my DLNA media server that I use for my PS3 (a Western Digital…
Google Sync Beta now available for Nokia S60 phones! - http://tr.im/myIG
Trying to decide between an HTC Magic, Nokia N97 and Apple iPhone. Need a new phone!
Looks like the British summer is over! #rain
Nokia N97 review on UK Mobile Phone Blog →
UK Mobile Phone Blog has a glowing three part review of Nokia’s latest N97. In Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 the phone seems to really hit a note with the reviewer, however I cannot…
Turn Your Spare Thumb Drives Into Feature-Packed... →
Flash drives aren’t quite a dime a dozen, but it’s pretty easy to amass a bunch of them in your office drawer. This guide helps you turn them into software-packed giveaway drives. Many readers…
http://twitpic.com/5xorp - House guest?
Why are application forms so time consuming? Talk about jumping through hoops!
Enjoying a nice !cupofcoffee and the last 4 hours of 24!
Quite Friday afternoon in the office, catching up with all my RSS frreds.
Acer launches easyStore Home Server: 1TB... →
Acer’s entering the home server market, and its first entry’s gonna be the easyStore AH340-UA230N with built-in Windows Home Server. It’s juiced up with Intel Atom 230 processor and 2GB DDR2…
Back on the Lemsip this morning. Feeling rubbish.
Moblin 2.0 beta impressively demoed on video →
We’ll admit, we were pretty skeptical that Moblin would ever amount to much after seeing the 1.0 build, but it looks like the elves at Intel have been plenty busy: the 2.0 beta is…
Ace, new Sky+HD EPG arrived this morning. Have to give it a proper test tonight after work!
Lifehacker Laptop Bags: Jason Fitzpatrick Edition... →
Last week Kevin and Adam shared their laptop bags with you. Today they said to either share mine, or resign as co-captain of the Lifehacker Tron Re-Enactment Players. I gave in, so here’s my gear….
Even though I am stuck on the support desk alone *again* I am steaming through the calls!
Gizmodo - Asimov's Laws of Robotics Are Total BS -... →
An interesting article on the application of the three laws. Particularly with reference to military applications of robotics.
GlassDoor Provides Online Community, Info-Sharing... →
Written by Eric Berlin. The coupling of the current “post-web 2.0 era” with the ongoing economic slump would seem to make for a perfect opportunity for a startup like GlassDoor, a…
Great, another day with everyone off sick except me. Looks like todays going to be fun!
BBC NEWS | World | Europe | German motorway strewn... →
Logitech Harmony Adapter for PlayStation 3 now... →
Just try to wrap your minds around this, Harmony / PS3 owners: this weekend is the last weekend that your otherwise awesome universal remote won’t be able to power on your otherwise…
Great start to the day – 60 open support calls and two engineers of sick.
Was hopeing the Coca-Cola would wake me up this afternoon, looks like I should have gone for Redbull.
8 hours of staring at a computer monitor can not be good for your eyes.
e-learning 2.0 - how Web technologies are shaping... →
Stephen O'Hear on the latest interactive learning... →
Down Tester Creates Custom Speed Tests [Downloads] →
Windows only: For a quick and dirty assessment of your connection speed, it’s tough to beat sites like Speedtest.net. For a more customized, accurate test, Down Tester is the way to go. If you…
Install a Minimal Ubuntu Desktop [Linux Tip] →
If you like the looks and features of Ubuntu 9.04, but want a lighter, swifter version of it, try this minimalist installation that can knock memory usage down by up to 75 percent. Ubuntu Forums…
Google Calendar Integrates Tasks [Task Management] →
Google Calendar went and made it official overnight, integrating the tasks list already present in a Gmail gadget, on mobile phones, and elsewhere into Google Calendar, both as a sidebar and a…
Stuck on a client site in London doing MS updates - Bored.
BBC NEWS | Magazine | Are we all capable of... →