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“Some men aren’t looking for anything logical. They can’t be bought, bullied, reasoned, or negotiated with. Some men just want to watch the world burn.” Alfred, Bruce Wayne’s Butler This is the first quote that came to mind, from the critically acclaimed movie “The Dark Knight”, as I read the maniacal ramblings of Twitter user “Lulzsec”. I urge readers to stop reading this article, open a new tab and go and read some of the posts on this Twitter account as I can guarantee you…Continue Reading ““Some People Just Want To Watch The World Burn””

smartphones

Welcome back to the Sunday High 5! This third edition of SH5 is focused the new developments of the one of the greatest technology product lines to appear in the last few years, Smartphones. It may surprise you to find out that the first Smartphone was released in 1993 with the IBM Simon which, amazingly, had a touch screen, email and fax capability and, a growing trend in modern smartphones, games. From this initial development smartphones didn’t really become widespread until the mid-2000s and their…Continue Reading “Sunday High 5 : Smartphones To Look Out For In The Next Year”

wikipedia

We’re told all through our school and professional life that if we are going to use sources never to trust the holy grail that is Wikipedia. I can guarantee that if you type in virtually any noun into Google Wikipedia will have a link on the first page. I even typed in “Wikipedia Unreliable” earlier and Wikipedia was the first answer! So the question is why is it treated with such disdain by most people in professional bodies and yet is the largest source of…Continue Reading “Is Wikipedia Really Unreliable?”

facebook-privacy

For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos and videos (“IP content”), you specifically give us the following permission, subject to your privacy and application settings: you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP content that you post on or in connection with Facebook (“IP License”). This IP License ends when you delete your IP content or your account unless your content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it. The above text…Continue Reading “Facebook Already Has Your Privacy, Get Over It”

Make-Money

THE SPENDOMETER Oh yes it’s a free one! WHAT IS IT ? The Spendometer is a simple little tool designed to budget your week or month. You input your weekly or monthly budget and input what you spend daily. This information allows the Spendometer to calculate how much you should be spending per day or week and how much money you have left to spend (if you want to keep to your budget). WHO IS IT FOR? It’s for everyone. Though it’s really a question…Continue Reading “Luke’s App of the week: Spendometer”

apple-icloud

Today marks the annual WWDC Apple Keynote. It’s a time where new Apple products such as the iPhone tend to be announced and upgrades to the existing OSx operating system are promoted. However, today will be a much more hard hitting event with far more wide reaching consequences. Yes, the usual upgrades will be present that we are used to seeing year on year but today, if most technology experts are correct, should see the announcement of “iCloud”. iCloud will be Apples first entry into…Continue Reading “Physical Media goes to iHeaven”