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Rise … and dance!

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Join One Billion Rising  Rise! V-day February 14th 2013

BitDefender problems strike again!

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Yes, BitDefender trouble strikes again! On Saturday March 20th, 2010, some BitDefender customers received a nasty surprise when the company released virus definitions update that crippled Windows 64-bit PCs. The buggy update caused hundreds, and some systems thousands, of critical system files to be placed in quarantine, which resulted in the machine becoming unbootable. Over […]

340 miles … in reverse!

Friday, October 6th, 2006

Driving down the highway the wrong way is one thing, but driving down the highway the right way but going backwards is something else, even if you are down under!  After 12 miles on his journey to Perth he was caught by Police who were shocked to find that he planned to drive the entire 340 […]

Environmental Hypocrites

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

Green jetsetters– could there be such a thing?  The folks in this article in today’s Times are all environmental campaigners from the likes of Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace and WWF  and they’re racking up the miles on high-profile campaigns to convince the rest of us of the ecological evils of aviation.  And what miles […]

Honk if Pluto is a planet (and if you HATE the Windows startup sound!)

Friday, August 25th, 2006

Just reading Adrian’s post over on Hardware 2.0 about Microsoft’s intransigence by in future not allowing us to turn off the Windows start up sound in Window Vista.  It seems it’s all about branding and we’re supposed to hear the sound – enjoy it even – whether we want to or not.  I’m definitely on the side of not, […]

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