The 'Sooner' - Google’s first phone killed off by the iPhone

The ‘Sooner’ – Google’s first phone killed off by the iPhone

On the 29th June, 2007 Apple released their very first iPhone and with it killed off the never released ‘Google Sooner’. The Sooner was the very first mobile phone to be worked on by Google and this Blackberry-esque device is what they believed the market wanted. In addition to the full qwerty keyboard the device […]

What is DNS and how does it work?

What is DNS and how does it work?

To enable computers to ‘talk’ to one another they use a series of numbers referred to as an IP addresses. An IP address is numerical in nature and works as your ‘digital address’ and allows a computer (or similar devices such as phones, tablets etc.) to send information to one another. Computers have an advantage […]


New ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ trailer – It doesn’t look good for the Human Race!

The first trailer has been released for the next instalment of the Planet of the Apes franchise ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’. Scheduled for release in July 2014 – things do not look like they are going well for the human race. The official movie premise is as follows: A growing nation of genetically […]


How do I download a copy of my Gmail and / or Calendar?

Many of us take it for granted that Gmail and Google Calendar just work. However, what would happen if you were to lose everything? All of your emails. Everything in your Calendar, take a moment and think. Scary isn’t it? In this day and age where data is king, you would be amazed at the […]


The Amazing Spiderman 2 trailer – featuring Rhino, Electro, Harry Osborn and Norman Osborn

The Amazing Spiderman 2 is due for release in the summer of 2014 and it is looking like it could well be a worthy sequel in the rebooted franchise. One thing to note is just how many villains will Spidey be facing? Based on the evidence so far, we have: A very blue looking Electro […]

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Watch 30 minutes of lost Return of the Jedi footage from the original cut

In the 1980′s Droid Works (a Lucasfilm spin-off company)  and the Convergence Corporation formed a joint venture and developed EditDroid. EditDrioid was a computerised analog NLE (non-linear editing system) and created as an attempt to move away from analog editing methods and on to the more technologically advanced digital format. Unfortunately the EditDroid system was never a commercial success […]

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Where can I legally purchase a DRM free movie?

Well the short answer is you can’t. Well not much worth watching anyway. The simple fact of the matter is that the film studios across the world do not trust their customers – that’s the way I see it. Those of a certain age will remember the good old days of dial-up (anyone under the […]


Just how does Google search work?

With over 60,000,000,000 (that’s trillion!) individual web pages the internet is a constantly growing behemoth. Google has the search market pretty well sown up across the world. Globally Google are responsible for about 70.91% of all searches across the world, with the Chinese web services company Baidu in second place with 16.5%. The chart below gives […]