Error messages

Though I’ve stopped using MetroTwit for the moment due to memory issues, I do love the attention to detail Long and the team are putting in to this thing. The error message above made me smile…that’s what software should. Delight and surprise even when there is a problem. ps – I know strictly speaking this…


You know you have a cult following when…

….when you can create a limited edition version of your product. And it’s a hoover. This is the Dyson DC25 BluePrint Limited Edition which I came across whilst researching vacuum cleaners this weekend (don’t ask). I admire James Dyson as he’s revolutionised an industry and branches out nicely in to the world of fans and…


Have an emoticon shower

I’d never get away with hanging this in our new apartment – the style police would (rightfully) remove it and call the real police. I can’t help liking it though – maybe a Christmas present for my parents who continue to be baffled by some of me Internet language. I remember the first time I…


Zeal Goggles

Very cool tech from Zeal – embedding a GPS and head mounted display. You get to see speed, altitude, temp, time and a vertical odometer amongst other things. I don’t even snowboard (yet) and I know I need this 🙂 As a friend of mine once said when taking up golf “you need to rule…


Web Invaders

Just to confirm I don’t see the world entirely through a Microsoft lens, I found this brilliant Web Invaders application Adobe’s Business Catalyst site recently. Too good not to share.  


Memory fades to grey

[Fernanda B. Viégas, Martin Wattenberg, and Kate Hollenbach] Last month, Gizmodo did a great set of posts on the future of memory. Two that I enjoyed were This Is the Cloud- Inside Microsoft’s Secret Stealth Data Centers and Microsoft’s Sensecam (which I have a long history with). A few other great articles in the series…


The geek in me loves Retro Gamers

A stunning video PIXELS: Retro Gamers from addwork The geek in me loves this video…hope you do too. I only wish I was 5% as creative as folks like this.


Star Wars humour

Brilliant. catch a few more from Stefan via likecool


Ingenious new USB cable

  Hot on the heels of the UK folding plug comes Gonglue Jiang’s USB cable concept – a USB cable that incorporates both male and female ports hence allowing you to daisy chain your USB devices. Obviously this wouldn’t work too well with powered USB devices. The design is a little too Apple influenced for…


Clever tube

love it…via