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Paris attacks highlight how technology connects

The terror attacks in Paris on the weekend were a series of tragic events that no human should have to endure, which sent the country into a national state of emergency and mourning in the hours after. During and immediately after the events, Internet based service providers were …

Finding answers without the crap from strangers

The Internet is a wonderful resource, as long as you know how to look for the information you are targeting. While the idea of having a service where people can ask questions and get responses (ala Yahoo Answers) is certainly not new at all, the way in which …

The end of an era for early online streaming service

Before the success online of music streaming services Spotify and Pandora, there was another player by the name of Grooveshark. The website started in 2006 as a paid service morphing to free and laid claim to having millions of songs ad free available on any internet connected device. …

Online weddings with IKEA

In the last week we’ve heard the story of a tired ex serving divorce papers online to a nearly un-contactable former husband, now this week we turn the tables and discuss weddings on the internet. Sweedish do it yourself furniture giant IKEA has come up with a novel …

America has Black Friday…but we still get the bargains

So you might have noticed that yesterday America had Black Friday…it’s regarded by many Americans as the start of the Christmas Shopping season and much like our Boxing Day it follows a major celebration day in the country which is Thanksgiving. Thanks to the Internet and the fact …

Putting the fun back into paper Aeroplanes

Now I am not an aviation nut, but like many I’ve always been interested in flying things….kites, RC helicopters etc. Recently on the site I have talked about projects that getting ready to release products on kick-starter and related crowd sourcing websites, but this time I have one …

More hacking claims & why you should look at your current passwords

Conversations are being had by all around the Internet today about the latest online brand being┬átainted by claims of hacking….first it was Snapchat users accessing third party applications to save images, this time it is Dropbox. Various tech related news sites went into overdrive across the day with …

SBS offers 400 movies on demand

National broadcaster SBS has promised a “no catch, no subscription” guarantee with the launch this week of it’s new offering online at SBS On Demand…400 Free Movies Open 24 Hours. Following the success of the online Film Festival of 100 Clicks which was online via the Demand service …

Simple, detailed energy usage monitoring with Smappee

Monitoring your home energy usage is not a new thing, but with no change in the pricing of electricity and continual rises in our living costs…the idea of being able to get detailed information is a fantastic thing, especially when the product is simple to use and can …