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The Oatmeal’s card game becomes the most backed Kickstarter project ever

Published by on Jan 29th, 2015, No Comments

exploding-kittens-exlarge-169I don’t know about you but I am quite a big fan of the online comic “The Oatmeal“. The creator, Matthew Inman, produces satirical cartoons of a most random nature. His work consists of a mish-mash of topical issues to expressing his own personal pet peeves. It could be his love of long distance running or how Nicola Tesla was the world’s most underrated scientist, any and every topic is fair game.

Recently Inman launched a Kickstarter campaign for a card game called Exploding Kittens. He asked for a modest $10,000, but he never in his wildest dreams would have expected the backing he has received to date. (more…)

Kim Kardashian in T-Mobile Super Bowl Commercial (video)

Published by on Jan 28th, 2015, No Comments

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Smartphone manufacturers have been very keen to sign big name celebrities for its ad campaign over the last couple of years, for example James Franco promoting the Galaxy Note 10.1, or Robert Downey Jr in the HTC ads. The large telecommunications companies have also been going it for some time, and Kim Kardashian is the latest celeb to feature in a big Super Bowl ad for T-Mobile in the US.

The advert itself is actually quite a smart one, check it out below: (more…)

Code your own climax with this programmable vibrator (video)

Published by on Jan 20th, 2015, No Comments

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The world of technology is certainly a weird and wonderful place. To most, the everyday goings on in the sector can seem mundane, geeky, boring and all those other cliché words that spring to mind. Often it seems like a man’s world (and certainly still is mostly with the big corporates), but every now and again a gem such as this will rear its, as it were, that could truly appeal to the general female public. (more…)

Check out NASA’s “All About That Bass” Parody

Published by on Jan 5th, 2015, No Comments

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Well now, this isn’t really something you would expect from NASA. They have parodied Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass.” Ladies and gentlemen, I present “All About That Space.” (more…)

Selfie Brush! Yes, it’s actually a thing!

Published by on Sep 9th, 2014, No Comments

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What an interesting time to be alive… (he says with a “what is this world coming to” look on his face). This is now blaring through my head:

“If you ever wanted a better way to combine your hair brushing routine with all those selfies you take, it has finally arrived! Introducing, the Selfie Brush. (more…)

Little girl convinces Google to give her dad the day off

Published by on Jun 27th, 2014, No Comments

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Look, most of us know that working at Google is pretty cool. Not only do they take good care of their employees, they also have exciting game rooms, wonderful lunch menus and nap pods (!). However, working at Google is no joke – even if you get to take a nap. 

‘Googlers’ as they are affectionately known, work really, really hard. Developers, designers and software engineers work around the clock to bring us wonderful Google products.

This, however, did not sit well with one particular little girl, who was fed up with her dad working so much. So what did she do? The best thing you can do in these situations – write a letter to his employer, Google.  (more…)

Microsoft’s Les Miserables parody by team OneNote

Published by on Apr 11th, 2014, No Comments

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What can we say, we’re a sucker for these kinds of random techy geeky fun. Microsoft’s OneNote engineering team have a message to share with you – this time around not through a monotonous media release.

The team have parodied a famous piece from the hit Broadway and Box Office musical, Les Miserables. Take a look in the video below, we definitely think its noteworthy: (more…)

SwiftKey Flow Hard: Swipe typing on desktops? (video)

Published by on Apr 2nd, 2014, No Comments

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SwiftKey has long been one of our favourite and most useful apps. Then in 2013 they brought us SwiftKey Flow, which combined the predictive text capabilities of SwiftKey with swipe typing on their keyboard, which made one handed typing a breeze. Now they have touted SwiftKey Flow Hard as the next step.

The company’s co-founder Ben Medlock states that in order for them to move into the future, sometimes you have to look to the past. That’s exactly what they have done here, and have developed a way to use swipe typing on desktop and laptop keyboards.

Check out the video below: (more…)

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