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Supercomputer No Match for Brain

Supercomputer No Match for Brain

There are a great many things that computers can do – particularly when we’re using more than 100% of their power most of the time (hello overclocking). Thus, it would seem logical to assume that computers could outshoot the human brain in a good old fashioned contest of wills. If you placed your money on the computer, you’d lose. In fact, one researcher has even bet $2,000 that ... »

Battle Of The Browsers (Infographic)

Battle Of The Browsers (Infographic)

Whether your a Firefox, Chrome, or even an IE fan, they are all great in their own way (well, maybe not so much when it comes to IE). But which is the best browser overall? Well, today’s infographic (created by the guys over at CenturyLinkDeals) pitches some of the most popular web browsers against each other. Do you agree with the results? »

Heady Suds: 4 Apps for Home Brewers

Heady Suds: 4 Apps for Home Brewers

Micro-brews and home-brews are all the rage at the moment. First legalized in the United States in 1978, home-brewing culture has seen a veritable explosion in popularity in recent years. And if you’re among this latest wave of brewing enthusiasts (or if you’re considering joining it), then you might be interested in using some tools on your smartphone to expedite and improve your brew... »

Tech Graveyard: Top 5 Gadgets That are Dead or Dying

Tech Graveyard: Top 5 Gadgets That are Dead or Dying

Technology advancement has been a very fast ride, especially if you look at the differences in our gadgets from just the 1980′s to now. The weird thing about technology is that there isn’t a defined variable of something that will remain “hi-tech.” Something that you find ground-breaking now may not hold its luster in just five years. Here are a few examples of my favourite... »

UK Invests in Futuristic Space Plane Engine

UK Invests in Futuristic Space Plane Engine

The UK Space Agency will invest £60 million in a radical new engine designed for the Skylon, an aircraft that will be able to fly to outer space in just 15 minutes and could take passengers anywhere in the world in just four and a half hours. The investment will be given to the British aerospace firm Reaction Engines to aid them in developing Skylon’s revolutionary Sabre; a hybrid jet-rocket en... »

3 Great Websites For Killing Time

3 Great Websites For Killing Time

In today’s world, the Internet has all kinds of different practical applications that make our lives just a little bit easier each and every day. We use the Internet to communicate efficiently, conduct business remotely, and access information with unprecedented quickness. But, realistically, many of us also use the Internet for something much simpler – killing time! Endless sources of... »

What’s Your Computing History?

What’s Your Computing History?

For as long as I can remember I’ve had a special place in my heart for computers. I’ve always found them to be fascinating, and with the amount of functions they can do growing on a daily basis, this love isn’t set to end soon. Over the years I’ve seen many computers come and go, some gloriously in a shroud of smoke, and others just fading away into that computer heaven in ... »

Miniclip 8 Ball Pool – The Best Pool Game For Android

Miniclip 8 Ball Pool – The Best Pool Game For Android

A while back I wrote about World Championship Snooker for Android. It’s a great game for any snooker fan, but it’s a little too realistic and it isn’t free. So what if you want a fun, quick to pick up pool game that’s also free? Well, enter Miniclip’s 8 Ball Pool. I’ve been meaning to write about this app for quite some time as it is a really simple, yet brillia... »

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