Today we have an article about a digital dark age and how all the data stored for this generation could be lost: Technology could mean that our lives are lost to history, according to experts. What experts am I left wondering and what could happen that would destroy all the data? Lack of backup’s? an […]Read More Digital Dark Age – And don’t tell me, Google is here to help?
Its being reported that the Chrome OS is set to get Android applications in the coming months. This news probably has many people excited, firstly the non-tech folk who have a Chrome OS device and have looked in envy to the Play Store, whilst being on “show” for all Chrome OS users, doesn’t offer (at […]Read More Chrome to get Android applications
It’s been a funny old week in cyberspace. Firstly I had a couple of instances of downtime with gMail (which is rare to say the least) but these breaks in service luckily were only for a couple of minutes. Whilst awaiting service to resume I thought I’d check out Google’s offer to give me a […]Read More Web roundup 25.07.14 – eBooks, error codes and X-files!
I think readers will recall mention I made a while back of a little known area called (Usenet/newsgroups) and how it’s time as a serious discussion group is over. I was prompted to write this article as at one time Usenet was the place where technology experts could be expected to post and engage in […]Read More Chromebook – What it is and what it isn’t.
I remember dial-up. I remember the handshaking noises my trusty modem made. I also remember when the idea leaving a machine connected 24-7 online was unthinkable. Even when I ran a BBS I had set times it operated in (we only had one phone line in our house) Today, users, PC’s and apps blur the […]Read More Story Tracker (beta) – A free tool for writers!
I’ve avoided talking about this story until it progressed further. Historically Google has had many take-down requests, many to do with “piracy” and there’s also court order’s for ISP blocks on domains – we already have an increasing trend towards censorship. But is some censorship good? Whilst the copyright take-down’s and ISP blocks are mostly […]Read More Google & take-down requests – Pointless, worrying & censorship?
Well not so much about politics since I’ve found an article results in a minefield of bad feeling, strong emotion and outright trolling played out in my comments section. Suffice to say, with one or two exceptions, politicians are self serving weasel worded free loaders. On that note I’ll start by mentioning UKIP. Over the […]Read More Web round up – Anonymous, Politics and Elite!