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When computers were the size of small houses and there were very few in operation; most people accessed them via remote terminals, either in the same building or over large distances. These dumb terminals were effectively simple input/output devices and… Continue reading
From Monday April 6th 2009, British Internet service providers must retain all information on email traffic, visits to web sites and telephone calls made over the Internet by everyone in the UK for a period of 12 months. This is… Continue reading
Nokia N82 After months of looking for a new cell phone I finally made a decision on it’s replacement, the Nokia N82. I have used it now for several weeks and thought I would share my findings. I have tried… Continue reading
Recently I purchased an Oyster card. This card has an RFID chip in it which you can load up with money at shops to later use on public transport. Just walk into a station and swipe the card over the… Continue reading
CD, CD-R, CD-RW? How do they work exactly? Standard CD Inside a CD is a reflective aluminium layer, this reflective layer is protected by a clear polycarbonate plastic layer. The reflective layer has a single helical track of data stored… Continue reading
I have broken quite a few big laws in the UK. I have neglected to keep up my Archery skills as required, still, by the law. I have committed treason by posting a letter with the stamp upside down. I’ve… Continue reading