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Digital Dark Age – And don’t tell me, Google is here to help?

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... Continue Reading →

Chrome to get Android applications

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... Continue Reading →

Web roundup 25.07.14 – eBooks, error codes and X-files!

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... Continue Reading →

Chromebook – What it is and what it isn’t.

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... Continue Reading →

Story Tracker (beta) – A free tool for writers!

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... Continue Reading →

Google & take-down requests – Pointless, worrying & censorship?

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... Continue Reading →

Web round up – Anonymous, Politics and Elite!

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... Continue Reading →

Web round up – Microsoft, Google and phones!

Some of these subjects I'll be covering in a solo broadcast of Techbytes (which I lovingly refer to as Techbits) since my co-host and I are having issues in the meeting of minds as I'm using a Chromebook at the minute... Continue Reading →

Web round up – Free stuff, NSA Jobs & new packages!

I've had a pleasant surprise. I have paid for 100gb of Google Drive storage for a while.  I've been very happy with the service and price (around £2 per month), but I was told recently that because I've purchased a... Continue Reading →

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