Google stops censoring the internet in China!

Thursday, 25 March 2010, 14:33 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs
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Even though I’ve not posted anykind of news about anything on this blog for ages, I felt this news was so big that I just had to share it :)
This move means the Chinese government may ban Google’s services entirely. Google seems to expect as much as they’ve set up a website showing which Google [...]

Who said that older people can’t learn to use computers?

Friday, 22 May 2009, 21:42 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs, Curiosities
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I always knew that my dad’s excuse of not being able to learn to use the computer because he’s old was flimsy :] It’s a shame that older people tend to have a lot of resistance against computers. Many of them are lonely and the internet offers older people plenty of convenient ways of socializing [...]

Wolfram|Alpha - a different kind of search engine

Friday, 22 May 2009, 18:59 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs
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Check it out here. For most things Google will work better, but there are some things for which Wolfram|Alpha is probably a much better choice. If you’d like to try it out and compare to google then this is a very handy firefox add-on that displays Wolfram|Alpha search results on the google search results page, [...]

Top 10 Less Commonly Used Free E-mail Services

Friday, 1 May 2009, 16:52 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs
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For those of you, who want to break out of the gmail, yahoo and hotmail monopoly on free e-mail services, this is worth having a look at I think :)

Internet and phone communication between Europe, the Middle East and Asia disrupted

Monday, 29 December 2008, 14:16 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs
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It’s a little freaky to think that something like this can happen so easily… Basically three of the four cables that run below the ocean between Europe, the Middle East and Asia have snapped.
Communication with the Middle East is already difficult in the present state and the disruption may bring massive losses to businesses, but [...]