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Who knows best?

The EU this week approved a law to standardise mobile phone chargers, in an attempt to eliminate e-waste through incompatible chargers and cut costs to the consumer. http://mobile.slashdot.org/story/14/03/14/208254/eu-votes-for-universal-phone-charger In theory it sounds like a good idea. In practise? All the

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iPhone 4 voice control – alternatives to Siri

If like me you’ve been looking at Siri voice control enviously, but can’t justify the upgrade price from an iPhone 4, then these alternative apps might be what you are after. Neither is perfect, neither of them have the same level of integration that Siri has, and they’re not available from the home button, but they aren’t bad.

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RIP Steve

It’s amazing to see the outpouring of tributes for him on twitter. Whatever side of the technology fence people sit on, everyone seems to recognise his genius and vision. It’s not often we get a world changer among us, it

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Recent tech stuff

Apple stuff this week iPhones being rickrolled http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8349905.stm OMG ALL iPHONES EVER HAVE TEH VIRUS, LOL APPLE SUCKS It’s true, apple have succumbed to an exploit, one that you are only open to if you have 1) hacked your phone

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