Downtime:

May, 2013


May 31, 2013  10:59 AM

Badger, badger, badger, badger… Broadband! Broadband!

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Badger, Broadband, BT, Easingwold, Yorkshire

May 30, 2013  5:39 PM

Finally, the gadget we’ve all been waiting for… iSPOON

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
Apple, cooking, foodie, ipad, iPhone, smartphone

This is what every gadget-loving foodie needs in their kitchen - an iSpoon.


Remember the last time you were using the Jamie Oliver app on your iPad and confused your stylus with your wooden spoon, consequently getting passata all over the screen of your shiny device?...


May 29, 2013  1:50 PM

Thatcher funeral offers something for everyone

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Uncategorized

Only the Olympics was a more in demand live programme on iPlayer than the funeral of former PM Maggie Thatcher.

There were 986,000 requests for the programme, with most of them people watching the day's events on a live stream.

Regardless of what anyone thinks of her there...


May 28, 2013  5:05 PM

Tasty stakes shut down in Ohio

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
gambling, Ohio


May 22, 2013  5:05 PM

Printing cookies

khall2 Profile: khall2
Uncategorized

Downtime has nothing against eating healthily in principle - in principle - it's just that all the things that taste so good rarely seem to be calorie-light or good for the arteries. And, as an office-dweller, Downtime is all...


May 22, 2013  4:35 PM

Throatwobbler Mangrove

khall2 Profile: khall2
Uncategorized

The twitterverse has whipped itself up into a Hyacinth Bucket storm of indignation after the creator of the Graphics Interchange Format or 'GIF' protested that his invention is actually pronounced 'Jif'....


May 9, 2013  2:58 PM

Facebook outs Fergie’s successor

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Facebook, twitter


May 3, 2013  11:03 AM

Facebook loses its head over violent videos

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Decapitation, Facebook, Video


May 3, 2013  10:22 AM

Shurely Shome Mishtake ?

Bill Goodwin Profile: Bill Goodwin
Education, Employment, information technology


Great minds clearly think alike, when it comes to the politics of information technology.

We been struck by the remarkable similarity between Lord Empey's speech in the House of Lords on the gaps in IT education in the UK on 26th March, and a


May 2, 2013  4:04 PM

Tapping out your memories: Bowie’s influence on the development of computer storage technology

Bill Goodwin Profile: Bill Goodwin


Bill Goodwin, fresh from Bowie's retrospective at the V&A Museum, considers one of the twentieth century's greatest musicians influence on computer storage...


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