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Life Hacking 1Apr
2013

Life Hacking

If you are not familiar with the term "life hack" you might assume it has something to do with computers, code and mainframes. For the most part, a life hack has very little to do with a computer, but has a lot...
Oops!

Oops!

25 March 2013
Most parents these days have at one time or another handed their iPhone, iPad or other smartphone or tablet to their child to keep them preoccupied while they were waiting somewhere, perhaps at a restaurant. Maybe, as...
Most parents these days have at one time or another handed their iPhone, iPad or other smartphone or tablet to their child to keep them preoccupied while they were waiting somewhere, perhaps at a restaurant. Maybe, as a parent, you have even let your children pick apps and games to purchase. But, how much attention do you pay after that? A lot has been made out of the "in-app purchase" systems, especially with Apple's app store; most notably when a five year old spent $2,500.  According ...
No Gnews is Good Gnews

No Gnews is Good Gnews

25 February 2013
The theme of this month has been looking at how the way we consume information and communicate with internet, telephone and television has changed. One thing that touches on all those mediums is news. News used to...
The theme of this month has been looking at how the way we consume information and communicate with internet, telephone and television has changed. One thing that touches on all those mediums is news. News used to just mean the daily paper and the anchor on local broadcast television (or a nosy neighbor calling you with gossip.) "Film at eleven." The cable television age brought 24 hour news into our living rooms, giving us access to national and global stories that may have taken the rest ...
You've Got Mail!

You've Got Mail!

8 February 2013
Who doesn't remember that famous greeting? After waiting for the annoying dial-up sound to quit, the sweet "You've Got Mail!" greeting made it all worthwhile. You loved to hear that sound as you simultaneously looked...
Who doesn't remember that famous greeting? After waiting for the annoying dial-up sound to quit, the sweet "You've Got Mail!" greeting made it all worthwhile. You loved to hear that sound as you simultaneously looked to see if there was an envelope in the mailbox. The iconic phrase was so universally understood that a movie, starring the dynamic rom-com team of Hanks-Ryan was a hit in the late 90s. What is more interesting is how much things have changed since those days. Lets look at a ...
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