Category = ‘sci-tech’
I have recently taken the plunge and bought myself a Mac. I love it - for a long-term Windows user there have been the inevitable confusions and frustrations (the weirdness of skipping/deleting ent..
This article here is interesting, about the invention of a washing machine that uses only a cup of water. It works apparently by pounding the clothes with small plastic chips, using a fraction of..
I am very excited by the launch today of Freesat . It is a joint initiative by the BBC and ITV, and offers free digital and HD satellite TV to 98% of the UK population. I will definitely be inve..
Having written about a wooden car a few days ago, I found an interesting piece about a ‘green’ car, with ‘zero emissions’: Green sports car set for launch It uses hydrogen fuel, so creates on..
This is rather a good story, about a sports car made almost entirely out of wood. Sounds very suspect, and it doesn’t look like it will go into production, but it’s a fascinating idea! Wooden h..
This made me laugh a few days ago: ‘Brain Training’ slammed by ‘Watchdog’ Apparently the computer game (which claims to train your brain) can’t recognise northern accents. So if you shout ..
I saw the end of a programme last night called Horizon , which was looking at the theory of gravity. The bit I saw was the tail-end of the explanation of Einstein’s theory, which moved into the th..
I want one .
Apparently, 100Mbit Broadband Hits UK . I’ll believe that when I see it, and actually can we have 4Mb broadband, please, instead of the pitiful less-than-modem-speed I get in the evenings with Ti..
At last! The great broadband scam is being curtailed by Ofcom, and not a moment too soon. The old ‘up to 8mb’ line so beloved of broadband providers has finally come under harsh criticism by Ofcom ...