iPad 3 disappointment

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It’s interesting to read the blogs, newspapers and social media bursts about the iPad 3. The rumours are wild and speculative, as they always are with Apple products. Unfortunately, they’re always off the mark by a huge percent. Anyone who buys an iPad 3 will be delighted with it, regardless of what’s inside it. However… Read more »

Where’s wall-e?

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I understand this has been around for a while but I spotted it today and thought it’s worth posting. Can you find Wall-e? Hell, can you name all of the robots?

spots.io

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I love Instagram, a lot. As such, spots.io is right up my alley. It uses instagram’s API to find photos from specific locations. Extra bonus points go to it for using 3FE and github as examples in the introductory video.

Windows 8 consumer preview

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Microsoft is announcing the launch of Windows 8 preview, for consumers. They’re doing this in Barcelona, near the Mobile World Conference (most likely on purpose). The preview will be made available today, for free, and will run on anything that ran Windows 7 as well as ARM devices (i.e. tablets). The event is still underway… Read more »

iPad 3 launch

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At 10AM on Wednesday the 7th (next week) Apple will hold an event in San Francisco to launch the iPad 3. This is confirmed through several channels who got invites to the event itself. The interesting thing about the invite (image above) is that there is no visible button. But that could be just marketing… Read more »

Nokia 808 PureView

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At the Mobile World Conference (MWC) Nokia have announced a new smartphone, the 808. It’s a nice looking phone with a touch screen and all of the mod-cons you would expect. However the big selling point is a 48-megapixel camera. The key factor here is zoom. As Nokia points out, even at 8 megapixels, zooming… Read more »

Quantum computing

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As a graduate from a computer science & information technology background, one thing that always piqued my interest was the holy grail of quantum computing. The notion that it would work in the first place is fascinating, but beyond that – if we (as humans) managed to achieve quantum computing, there is an entire world… Read more »

Abair Leat

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Des Bishop (a New Yorker living in Ireland) has made good on his promise to launch an Irish language social media site, called Abair Leat. It is stunning that it took an American comedian to turn the dying language into something cool and give it a renaissance of sorts. I spoke it fluently from a… Read more »

PhotoShop for iPad

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iPhotoshop? – Use popular Photoshop features designed for the tablet such as layers, selection tools, adjustments, and filters to create mind-blowing images. – Use your iPad camera to fill an area on a layer with the unique camera fill feature. – Select part of an image to extract by scribbling with the Scribble Selection tool…. Read more »