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Mahalo

I came across an interesting search engine the other day which appears to be heading in a completely different direction to practically anything else available at present. As you probably know,search engines function by using crawlers that search the Internet endlessly picking up new and revised content and then cataloguing the whole lot neatly [...]

BlueJacking and BlueSnarfing

One of the guys who works for the computer repair company in one of the offices above Refresh suggested that perhaps I should do an article on the mysterious world of Bluejacking and BlueSnarfing. The motive behind this suggestion was that whilst in a pub last night someone tried to compromise his mobile phone handset;[...]

Blu-Ray and HD DVD

High Definition seems to be the current buzzword in the technology sector;we have had high definition ready TV’s on the market for some time now and now not only do we have a choice of one high definition playback format to choose from but two. To be honest the whole affair is very much [...]

AVG 7.5

I’m still genuinely amazed by the number of my readers who are still using paid for anti-virus programs after I have recommended time and time again a completely free solution. I’m assuming the reasoning is that the public believe that a free version of an application as important as a virus [...]

WEEE – What is it good for?

The UK Department of Trade and industry (DTI) last month released its final plans for the implementation of the EU’s Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive which over the past couple of years has caused a great deal of controversy. The directive focuses on the disposing of old electrical and electronic equipment by making [...]

Kubuntu

Last week we talked a little bit about Linux and I introduced you to a program called Slax which served the purpose of being a perfect introduction for those new to this Operating System. The big downside to Slax was that it wasn’t really designed for installing on to a hard drive and so didn’t [...]

Windows Vista

Last week I promised that I’d take a look at the new version of Windows that is currently under development,Windows Vista. Not wanting to disappoint,I will today be taking a look at the latest preview build (5231) that was released to beta testers a few days ago.

Useful Websites

This week I’m going to introduce you to two websites that I think you may find of interest starting with the site www.kelkoo.co.uk which I’ve been using quite a lot recently. For those of you unfamiliar with this site,I have been using it to [...]