FREE "PUSH" EMAIL

imageA few weeks ago when I was having problems with Outlook I mentioned in passing emoze and said I would blog about it at a later date, well that time has come. Emoze is a service that allows you to have your email pushed to your mobile device (Symbian or Windows Mobile).… Read the rest

TWITTER

image Been playing around with Twitter recently to try and understand what the value of it is and how I might make it work for me. Right now I can’t get over the thought that no-one is going to be interested in what I have to say.… Read the rest

PLAYING TO TYPE

imageThere is an article on the BBC website today about why the musical instruments that a child will choose to play are heavily influenced by their gender. So the top instruments for boys are: electric/bass guitar (81%), tuba (775) and drums (75%).… Read the rest

WHAT WOULD I PAY FOR ON MY IPOD TOUCH?

image With the Apple iPhone/iPod Touch SDK on its way and the first raft of application intentions announced I thought it would be interesting to take a look at what applications I would like on my Touch and, what I would pay for.… Read the rest

GONE FISSION

So two guys from Hawaii have started a lawsuit to stop the CERN project as they fear that it might destroy the universe. CERN is the European Centre for Nuclear Research and it is their Large Hadron Collider project that is at the centre of the lawsuit.… Read the rest

PROJECT VIRGLE

This has just appeared on the wires purportedly having been posted by Sir Richard Branson to the Official Google Blog. The post talks about a joint venture set up between Google and Virgin to put a human settlement on Mars. Well, if anyone outside of NASA had the funds to do it these two would be good candidates.… Read the rest

AN ELEGANT PIECE OF DESIGN

apple1The picture on the left is of a small piece of plastic that comes with the Apple iPod Touch. Initially I had no idea exactly what it was for and the lack of any instructions meant that for quite a while it just sat in the box.… Read the rest

ZEBRAHEAD

Alex back stage with ZebraheadA few weeks ago our eldest son wrote to Kerrang magazine stating that he had been to see Zebrahead in concert a couple of times and on both occasions the friends that he had gone with had come away with some piece of memorabilia.… Read the rest

F1 RETURNS TO THE BBC

F1 LogoFormula One is to be shown on the BBC for the first time in twelve years it was announced yesterday. This is great news for the following reasons:

1) no more adverts breaking up the action

2) Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain” will (probably) return as the theme music.… Read the rest

F1 2008 IS GO

image So the first race of the 2008 Formula 1 season is out of the way with a great haul of points for the Williams team. With so few finishers it will be interesting to see if they can keep up the momentum next weekend in Malaysia.… Read the rest