Help to fund upgrade to the Periscope app
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Help to fund upgrade to the Periscope app


Originally posted on CTRL-V:
♦ Go to crowdfunding website. FROM TO Periscope, the video-streaming app on iOS and Android devices, is undoubtedly the success of the century – but it has some serious failings, which we plan to address. The figures speak for themselves. Four months after it launched on March 26, 2015, on August…

2on2sday HOA test
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2on2sday HOA test


I haven’t used Hangouts on Air (HOA) for some time because of my illness and this was a test show preliminary to a regular Tuesday afternoon 2on2sday show starting Jan 13 at 2pm GMT insh’Allah. Below you can see the completely unscripted and unedited test run today. I played the whole thing of the cuff, … Continue reading

Android / computing

Nokia’s Zlauncher makes Android more user-friendly


♦ Zlauncher main page ♦ Download Zlauncher from http://go.zlauncher.com/ Android launchers are nothing new, but the Zlauncher from Nokia promises to be something different. It’s still in beta, and downloads are hard to come by, but it looks to be worth the effort. Initially, it was said to work only for the Nexus 5, Galaxy S5, S4, S3, … Continue reading

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Oct 1, 2013: Pinch, punch, first day of the month


Diary LINKS: ♦ Thoughts ♦ Activism ♦ Coming Events I’ve been messing with code, which I’m not really competent for. I’m a lover (of words) not a fighter (with syntax errors). What’s more, instead of concentrating on just one coding exercise, I’ve been flitting back and forth between two: Setting up Dropbox Facebook app; and … Continue reading

Android / computing / Hardware

Kogan £149 quadcore smartphone ships Oct


Kogan launches 5” Quad-core Smartphone for under £150 London, United Kingdom, 19 September 2013 – Direct to consumer technology manufacturer Kogan.com/uk which makes the latest technology more affordable for all Brits, today launched a brand new, affordable, powerful quad-core smartphone. At just £149, the Kogan Agora Quad-core Smartphone boasts a 5in HD IPS screen, a 1.2Ghz quad-core processor, … Continue reading

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Google Chromecast video streamer


$35 in US, £99 in UK! The “Register” online reviewer said “it’s the most important smart TV tech ever . . . Netflix, YouTube are just the tip of the iceberg”, and it certainly compares favourably with Apple’s $99 streaming device, especially at the US price of $35. But there’s a price snag for UK buyers. … Continue reading

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HP slates Android 4.1 tablet for April • The Register


The middle-spec tablet ships at $US169, with a 1.6GHz ARM Cortex A9 processor, 1G RAM, a 1024×600 pixel display, Bluetooth and WiFi, 8GB of onboard storage plus a microSD slot, and front-and-back cameras (VGA on the front, 3.1 MP on the back). The only particular differentiators the company highlighted – apart from price – are … Continue reading