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Awesome March 17, 2014 posted by

Phantom 2 Vision – amazing flying camera turns the world into an aerial adventure [Review]

When the history books come to be written about the rise and rise of the quadcopter, we suspect that one of the names which will be high on the list will be that of DJI, makers of the Phantom 2 Vision ‘flying camera’. The company has managed to single handedly carve out a new segment in the ‘prosumer’ gadget world, the personal camera drone. And they’ve done it with style.


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Phantom 2 Vision – amazing flying camera turns the world into an aerial adventure [Review]
Awesome March 12, 2014 posted by

Our Tribute to 25 Years of The World Wide Web – 7 Sites Which Show Just How Amazing The Web Really Is

Twenty five years ago this month, Tim Berners-Lee, a computer scientist at CERN in Europe came up with a new way of storing and retrieving information using the then fledgling Internet network of computers. His idea of a ‘worldwideweb‘ [sic] took off slowly, but by the end of 1990 the first web site was up and running. Today there are estimated to be around 2.5 billion users of the system, with 1 billion of those based in Asia alone. One…


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Our Tribute to 25 Years of The World Wide Web – 7 Sites Which Show Just How Amazing The Web Really Is
Awesome March 10, 2014 posted by

OpenSpritz – free speed reading bookmarklet turns your browser into a 950 wpm speed demon [Freeware]

Speed reading is all the rage nowadays, and although we’re not really sure just how effective it is to consume the printed word at ridiculously rapid speeds, we can see the attraction for people who have too much to do and too little time. Now there’s a rather remarkable free product which can help you consume text on a web page at high speed, and it actually seems to work well.


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OpenSpritz – free speed reading bookmarklet turns your browser into a 950 wpm speed demon [Freeware]
Awesome March 6, 2014 posted by

2014 BMW 435i M Sport Convertible – our road test: 6 countries, 3000 kms, 3.5 days [Review]

So what would you do if BMW called up and offered to lend you a £45,000 sports car for a few days to drive where you wanted in Europe as a test? Yep, that’s what we figured, so we said no and went back to our knitting. Yeah right. Long and short, five days later we found ourselves on a flight to Malaga airport in Southern Spain, and six days later they handed over a key fob to a gleaming…


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2014 BMW 435i M Sport Convertible – our road test: 6 countries, 3000 kms, 3.5 days [Review]
Awesome February 18, 2014 posted by

The Restart Project – free help to repair your electronics instead of throwing them away, good citizen style

We’re wasting too much stuff, aren’t we? How many times have you thrown away a perfectly good flashlight or other household device, knowing full well that it could be repaired, but it ‘wasn’t worth it’? Yeah, it sucks, especially if you’re keen not to add any more landfill to the already obscene amount out there.


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The Restart Project – free help to repair your electronics instead of throwing them away, good citizen style
Awesome February 17, 2014 posted by

Isabel Symptom Checker – superb free instant medical diagnosis tool as used by professionals [Freeware]

One of the things the web has delivered to the world most effectively is a frightening degree of information about our health. Everywhere you look there are places where you can find out exactly how sick you are, in excruciating detail. Now there’s an even better way to learn, and it’s available on the web and in free app versions.


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Isabel Symptom Checker – superb free instant medical diagnosis tool as used by professionals [Freeware]
Awesome January 31, 2014 posted by

The Best Little Windows Hack You’ve Probably Never Heard Of – How-To

I’m a little worried about raving over this little trick I learned a couple of days ago. Mostly because I know some folks are going to call me stupid for not knowing about it before. So I apologize in advance to the experts, but this simple hack is going to save me so much time, and hopefully others too, that I’m not going to worry about their scorn.


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The Best Little Windows Hack You’ve Probably Never Heard Of – How-To
Awesome January 31, 2014 posted by

SenseCover Touch-Sensitive iPhone Cover – Touchscreen protected while still letting you get touchy-feely with it

There are a lot of great iPhone covers on the market but the vast majority sacrifice protection for convenience by allowing the touchscreen to remain exposed. This cover keeps things convenient while also keeping the screen covered.


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SenseCover Touch-Sensitive iPhone Cover – Touchscreen protected while still letting you get touchy-feely with it
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