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Jackson dies, the web, Twitter and iTunes fail under the load #mj

June 27th, 2009 Comments off

The second incident in a week that has strained the internet’s infrastructure almost to it breaking point.  Following the Iran stories of last weekend, the news of the sudden death of Michael Jackson brought site after site to a grinding halt as fans and the public rushed to their favorite web sources to find out more. Read more…

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The day Twitter turned into a killer #iranelection #twitter

June 20th, 2009 Comments off

Twitter LogoWith Iran exploding under their noses the major news networks (in the US at least) were powerless to do little but sit back and watch it happen.  With the activities of their correspondents cut short by the Iranian government all the likes of CNN could do was turn to social networking for its information. Read more…

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The Comfort Wipe: Mankind is doomed!

June 13th, 2009 Comments off

Mankind is doomed!

I really hope I’m not the only one who gets the incredible irony of the fact that the companion product being pushed with this thin end of the wedge of the end of civilization as we know it is called “Get a grip”….

Gizmodo – The Comfort Wipe: Because Basic Bodily Functions Are So Archaic – The comfort wipe.

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Want an iPhone 3Gs from AT&T? – Forget it! #mac #iPhone

June 13th, 2009 Comments off

iPhone 3G SAT&T have already sold out of their initial shipment of iPhone 3GS units.  If you haven’t already placed your pre-order (and received a confirmation) then try Apple instead as it’ll be a while before AT&T have them back in stock. Read more…

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