Next generation of USB plugs will be the size of a micro USB, but reversible like Apple's Lightning connector
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Tuesday 26 January 2010
A man was arrested under the Terrorism Act today, police said. The 30-year-old, from the Sparkhill area of Birmingham, was taken into custody early this morning, on suspicion of possessing material likely to be of use to a terrorist and of distributing terrorist publications.
Wednesday 02 December 2009
Brrrrrr. Chilly mornings and icy evenings play havoc with the frozen fingers of the average computer user. But help is at hand, as it were, with these mittens-meet-fingerless-gloves which plug in to your USB slot. After five minutes, the internal heating pads warm up by 10 degrees, giving a boost to wintry digits. Then, peel back the tips and your newly warmed mitts are free to type, text and game to your heart’s content. Still shivering? Check out the heated mouse pad and knee warmers also available from this website, devoted to all your USB needs. Usbgeek.com
Wednesday 04 November 2009
If you're not already bamboozled by the sheer number of different ways you can get your hands on movies, hold on tight because yet another means of movie procurement is about to hit the US and the world.
Tuesday 06 October 2009
Pupils in a Irish school are being asked to bring their own toilet paper to school to help offset funding cutbacks.
Thursday 07 May 2009
Eight members of a paedophile ring were found guilty today of a catalogue of child pornography and abuse charges, including the sexual assault of a three-month old baby.
Wednesday 10 December 2008
Apple is famous for either inventing, or popularising, innovative technology. The mouse, the trackpad, LCD monitors, Firewire, USB, unibody aluminium laptops ... the list is long.
Wednesday 26 November 2008
For anyone still feeling flush despite financial failures, busted banks and reams of redundancies, this could be a great way to waste some wedge. It's an 8GB memory stick covered with a 24-carat gold. Tasteful it's not, but if you're still willing to spend the equivalent of £400 on a blinging piece of computer kit, then subtlety and moderation probably aren't your most obvious virtues. Hilariously, it comes with a chain so it can be worn as a necklace and is sold encased in a plush velvet presentation box. A golden USB drive is definitely God's way of telling you that you have too much money... www.supertalent.com
Wednesday 19 November 2008
If, like a growing number of people, you're in possession of a rarely-used USB memory stick, here's four simple but incredibly useful tips that'll not only give it a whole new lease of life but can also simplify your world.
Thursday 28 August 2008
So far, I have tended to regard a day of maths as about the worst that can happen, but today it's music. It's a popular subject, as it tends to involve practical work, but with a supply teacher this is not possible, and results in a lot of grumbling.
Friday 15 August 2008
Two Chinese graduates may have been murdered because of their involvement in an internet betting scam and the trading of fraudulent documents, police said last night.
Sunday 06 July 2008
The management of Electronic Data Processing, the London-listed technology group, is believed to be readying itself to make a bid for the firm as early as this week.
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