Android pattern locks are apparantly a whole lot safer than I thought

I don’t really have incredibly important information on my cell phone, but it’s still nice to know it’s somewhat protected. Like anyone else I have e-mails, text messages, contacts, photos and passwords to some websites on it, and so I obviously use the built-in Android pattern lock, which requires the user to enter a specific […]

Encyclopædia Britannica ends after a 244 year print history

Due to the incredible decrease in sales, Encyclopædia Britannica has decided that its 2010 edition will be the last one released. Their sales have dropped a whole lot in the computer age due to much better online encyclopedias such as Wikipedia. The peak year of the Britannica sales was in 1990, just prior to the dawn […]

My RSS feeds

Having gone off from traditional newspapers and TV reports more and more in the last few years, I’m now getting almost all of my news from RSS feeds (what is RSS?), anything from private blogs such as mine, to larger science blogs, news outlets and organisations such as NASA, and – let’s face it – […]