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Digsby - Facebook Chat problems?

I was using Digsby to chat to a friend on Facebook this evening and at the same time as using the desktop client the web based chat application on Facebook's site was open as well, this was when I not...

Currys.digital store closures and DSG's future

Today the BBC have a news article on there site talking about the closure of 77 of the Currys.digital stores as there leases run out over the next 5 years. The Currys.digital stores used to be Dixon's...

Google I/O

Yesterday I came across an event Google are holding called Google I/O, this is a 2 day event for developers in San Francisco. It covers several topics including Googles OpenSocial, Maps and Mobile ser...

Social Networks and Desktop Clients

There seem to be a huge number of social networks around today, Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, Yahoo! Mash, Orkut, Twitter, Pownce, Tumblr, Flickr, just the few I could remember while writing this. There ar...

OpenID - Good or Bad?

OpenID is an interesting idea, one that has the potential to solve one of the most annoying issues of today's websites, multiple accounts. I like to try out lots of the new websites and services that...

Environment Monitoring

I have a number of computers which run various things such as email, websites (including this one), databases and a telephone system, these computers are kept in a secure room with very poor ventilati...

Viralcom - The truth behind YouTube Videos!

A couple of weeks ago I came across a trailer for an up and coming show called Viralcom (embedded below). The series follows Viralcom and takes you behind the scenes to see how all the classic YouTube...

ENUM - DNS for VoIP

  I was at Internet World today and went to a very interesting talk by a guy from Nominet; it was about ENUM a VoIP server resolution service, DNS but for telephone numbers. ENUM effectively allows a...

Crayon Physics

This morning I came across one of the most amazing games, it was linked to from a user on Pownce and its called Crayon Physics and involves moving a circle across the screen to the star on the other s...

Technology and TV Shows

I have been watching the past Spooks shows recently and I came across one of the stupidest things I have seen in a while. TV shows and films commonly mock up gadgets and other high tech devices, somet...