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Airport IT glitch causes punch ups

There’s nothing more invigorating than a fist fight with some airport officials is there? Well, a few ‘scenes’ broke out last night after a technical hitch took out the border control computers at all UK airports. At Gatwick, queues stretched for ‘miles’ and there was a smattering of violence as frustrated passengers were forced to…

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Amazon: Know your rights

Amazon: Know your rights

Have you had any bother when dealing with Amazon.co.uk when buying electrical goods? It seems that its a common complaint and that their customer service can be a bit shoddy. Well, there's a little bit of good news. Basically, thanks to Amazon basing themselves in Luxembourg, they've got to tow the line with the EU,…

The Apple timeline - it's like computer porn (the other sort)

For true Apple fanboys, this'll be like a Penthouse swimwear calendar. The chart below "documents the ever changing form factor and industrial design of Apple's products, not every single model number or slight change to a previous model". Or maybe the person responsible for compiling it was so thoroughly bored with the process by the…

A souped-up Apple MacBook, especially for the chav in you

This is perhaps the cruelest thing we've ever seen done to a computer. For all you Burberry-wearing, Fiesta-revving, potty-mouthed, chain-wearing brain surgeons with your names inexplicably tattooed to your necks (presumably in case you forget it), then this is the Apple MacBook for you: A MacBook Pro coated in 24kt gold, courtesy of Computer Choppers.…

Off on holiday and missing a good dose of British Television? Try TVCatchup, a UK based video streaming website relaunched last week after being in hiatus for the past 8 months. TVCatchup (TVC) allows its registered users to view a selection of UK Freeview channels, for absolutely free.  Channels include  BBC1, ITV, 4, and Five. …