Month: April 2014

‘Shrieks’ Heard From Space

The Voyager one spaceship, which recently evolved into the very first man-designed entity to depart our sun system, has transmitted creepy, high pitched shrieks and squeals from past the void. The noises, described by several as a ‘howl’ and by…

Who Invented the Tablet PC?

That’s actually quite tough to pinpoint. Computer scientist Alan Kay first came up with a concept (and then a prototype) for what he called a ‘Dynabook’ in 1968. Depending on which version you look at, the Dynabook concept can be…

Tech We’d Like To See: The Dead Actor’s Studio

Imagine a young Marlon Brando starring alongside Johnny Depp, or Audrey Hepburn playing rival to Sandra Bullock as Marilyn Monroe stops by for a catty cameo. Depending on how you look at it, this is either tantalizing ‘fantasy film making’…

What ps3 game is the easiest to get a platinum trophy

In which our hero (namely me) compares and contrasts three big-selling adventure games and reports to you, the consumer, which one he likes the best.   1)     Assassin’s Creed – Released by Ubisoft in 2007, Creed’s major selling points are…

A Time For Champions: “I’m Sportacus!”

Sport games are the definitive fan’s revenge. You think the referee threw the match? Put your dollars where your mouth is, sport gaming fan. Naturally, if you think that Mike Tyson was overvalued, it doesn’t necessarily follow you’d be the…

We Have a Look at the Latest Xbox one bundle

The Xbox One Kinect is a marvellous thing. I’ve always wanted to take gaming matters into my own hands, like some sort of deranged geek vigilante. “If I didn’t have to rely on these buttons so damn much” I frequently…

Google are starting the robots race

Google has officially announced that it has acquired seven robotics companies in the last six months, with the ultimate aim of creating a Google robot. As far-fetched as it might sound, the firm’s takeover of companies like ‘Bot & Dolly’,…

What types of things do agents take along with them when they’re on an assignment outside the office?

You would think that the U.s. FBI (being the American secret service and everything) would have access to an earpiece a bit cooler that just the standard ‘curly cable’ job, wouldn’t you? If pushed, I’ve to state that I usually…

What is a Noise-Cancelling Headset?

There are two main methods of noise cancellation (although a third shall also be detailed a bit later on) with regards to headsets, earphones and other portable devices. Here’s a bit about them and how they work…  The first type…