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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…

Channel 4 launch free catch-up app for iPad

iPad owners can feel even more smug than usual from today – that’s because they can now wander around with their so-called ‘tablet’ while watching slightly musty episodes of Come Dine With Me and Hollyoaks on it. It’s all thanks to Channel 4’s new 4OD app, which launched for the iPad today, providing a seven-day…

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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. …