I Am Clean

A few friends and I have started a project called I Am Clean, it starts this evening at 22:35 and will build up over the coming weeks.

Mac App Store

I love the Mac App Store. Opening back in January, all Mac users running OS X 10.6.6 or higher have had the chance to play with the store.

I’ve bought a fair amount from the Store, including:

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The Future's Bright...But it's no longer orange...

Ubuntu isn’t as orangey-brown as it used to be. I don’t recall exactly when I last tried to use it, but I didn’t like it much. Yesterday, however, I got it playing ball with my ThinkPad X32.

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The Computer

We live in an age where computers are all around us. While they may not yet be embedded into every object we come in contact with, they are on our desks at home or in the office, and in our pockets and bags when we’re out and about. But one thing worries me, few of these people understand how to use these powerful machines, or leverage them to even half their potential.

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iPad 2 - What's the iPhone 5 going to bring?

The iPad 2 has been announced, set to ship to UK customers on the 25th March. It boasts a number of improvements over the first iPad, faster, slimmer, same great battery life, but can we use this new offering to guess what might be inside the next iPhone?

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Android to lose MP3 capabilities?

Google has chopped the H.264 codec out of it’s Chrome browser and replaced it with it’s own, open source, WebM codec - All in the name of openness…

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Partial Facebook Fix

Earlier blogged about Facebook having some problems. Well it appears they may have done something rather odd.

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Oh Dear Facebook...

It seems that everyone is having some problems with Facebook at the moment. They are getting notifications saying someone has written on their wall, but find that their wall hasn’t been updated for a week or two.

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Away from civilisation for five years

The other evening Faye and I watched the film, Cast Away. I didn’t watch the whole film, but the overall plot was man gets stuck on island, everyone thinks he’s dead, he comes back after five years.

I started to think about what it would be like if I had found myself left on a deserted island five years ago (2005), what sort of technology would I have missed?

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Back last year Oracle canned the OpenSolaris project. A group of developers forked the source and created the Illumos project which aimed to maintain the base of OpenSolaris as well as develop open code to replace the closed binaries that OpenSolaris included.

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