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Always growing older - never growing up.

Eclectic random geekery: Star Wars, Doctor Who, Sci-Fi, science, photography, LEGO, and stupid, stupid things.

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LIKE YOU CARE...

As they say in the classics "I'm too old for this shit".

That said, I live in sunny Brisbane (Australia), forging a career in advertising / marketing whilst enjoying life as it comes.

I take photos on my iPhone, listen to (a lot of) music on my iPhone, and like Star Wars. So yes, I'm a geek.

That's about it.

Party on!

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6 June 12 (Permalink)

fandom-menace:

Nokia Lumia 900 Dark Knight Rises limited edition

+ Armstar Batman iPhone gauntlet

= Holy Compatibility Fail, Batman!

Yeah, the Lumia’s cute, but people would crap themselves when you turn up wearing the Dark Knights armour just to use your iPhone.

Reblogged: fandom-menace

5 April 12 (Permalink)
And it’s FREE‽

And it’s FREE

22 December 11 (Permalink)

Ah, the ignorance of the past. LadyBird Books proudly present: How Computers Work (1978).

I’m particularly impressed with how they predicted …

  • "The Desk of The Future";
  • "Puppy Control Unit"; and my absolute favourite …
  • "Only Women May Feed Computers" … WTF?

(Source: Boing Boing)

18 November 11 (Permalink)
popchartlab:

The Insanely Great History of Apple
An insanely complete chart of every computer  released by Apple in the last thirty years, from the original Mac  through the MacBook Air.
||On sale for 20% off until Friday Nov 18th at noon EST||

popchartlab:

The Insanely Great History of Apple

An insanely complete chart of every computer released by Apple in the last thirty years, from the original Mac through the MacBook Air.

||On sale for 20% off until Friday Nov 18th at noon EST||

Reblogged: popchartlab

20 October 11 (Permalink)
umonkey:

Simplicity.

umonkey:

Simplicity.

Reblogged: emmaharckham

5 October 11 (Permalink)

iPhone 4S - What’s with the Whinging?

It’s got (almost) everything people were expecting in the expected iPhone 5, plus more!

  • Faster with more grunt - A5 Dual Core Chip: a step up from the A4 as iPad 2 users can attest. Fine by me.
  • 8 Megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture and face detection. Plus basic photo editing tools. Nice. Very nice. I’m sure the app makers will love it too.
  • 1080p resolution. We’ve come a long way from the 480p of iPhone 3GS & 720p of iPhone 4. This is Full HD. Woo-hoo!
  • 64GB. Finally! The current iPhone 4 tops out at 32GB. More music & camera apps in my pocket!
  • Max HSDPA data speed doubled to 14.4 Mbps. Whether or not this works in Australia (or with Vodafone) … but if it does - YAY!
  • To do lists & reminders - Finally!
  • Siri the personal assistant. Seriously? If this thing works with an Australian accent, I’m in love.
  • Notification Centre, iMessage & Twitter Integration for the socially challenged.
  • Newsstand for newspaper and magazine apps.
  • PC Free - no need for a computer to get started. Now it truly is mobile.
  • iCloud. Easy back-ups? Storage of your personal data? I’m sure some will love it, but I dunno. I’m old fasioned and wary of clouds.
  • Bluetooth 4.0 - uses half the energy use of 2.1 (in low energy mode). Whatever. Is Bluetooth even used anymore? Or is this how it can synch without wires. Who cares?

Will I get one? Probably not (unless I win lotto) because I’m on contract for another year on the iPhone 4.  By which time the 5 should be released. But if it hasn’t been by then, I’ll have no hesitation to upgrade to the iPhone 4S.

I leave you with my IT motto which is my reply whenever people ask for advice on what phone or computer they should buy: “Whatever works for you”. If you don’t like the iPhone 4S and want a new phone, get an Android. Or Windows 7. I don’t care.

iOS works for me, and the iPhone suits my lifestyle. Stop your whinging and get a life!

2 October 11 (Permalink)

Reblogged: laughingsquid

14 September 11 (Permalink)

letslook4treasure:

CASSINI MISSION (by Chris Abbas)

Mesmerizing footage of Saturn captured by the Cassini orbiter. Launched in 1997, it has been collecting data around Saturn since 2004 and its mission has been extended again and again– most recently to 2017.

I could watch this video again and again and again and again. 

Magical, astonishing, beautiful, and as the description above so aptly puts it: mesmerising.

Reblogged: skekoa

25 August 11 (Permalink)
jtotheizzoe:

I hope Steve Jobs resigning as Apple CEO isn’t a sign of failing health, as he has a long history of serious medical problems including cancer and a liver transplant. He’s a true visionary of our time.
Stay strong, geeks and Mac-heads. Fingers crossed for The Turtleneck.

jtotheizzoe:

I hope Steve Jobs resigning as Apple CEO isn’t a sign of failing health, as he has a long history of serious medical problems including cancer and a liver transplant. He’s a true visionary of our time.

Stay strong, geeks and Mac-heads. Fingers crossed for The Turtleneck.

(Source: jtotheizzoe)

Reblogged: skekoa

22 July 11 (Permalink)
pop-sesivo:

The Apple (Computer) Tree vía ilovecharts & nowinpocketsize.

Magnificent! From the typewriter inspired Lisa at the base of the tree, through to the Newton (which should have a vine attaching itself to the iPhone further up), then the groundbreaking candy store macs of 1998 which revitalised the company (little did anyone know that these would be nothing compared to what would come less than a decade later).
This week a new Mac Mini and Macbook Air joined the tree to sit alongside the iPad2 … and the tree doesn’t even include the history of OS. I suppose that’s another tree, to be planted another time …

pop-sesivo:

The Apple (Computer) Tree vía ilovecharts & nowinpocketsize.

Magnificent! From the typewriter inspired Lisa at the base of the tree, through to the Newton (which should have a vine attaching itself to the iPhone further up), then the groundbreaking candy store macs of 1998 which revitalised the company (little did anyone know that these would be nothing compared to what would come less than a decade later).

This week a new Mac Mini and Macbook Air joined the tree to sit alongside the iPad2 … and the tree doesn’t even include the history of OS. I suppose that’s another tree, to be planted another time …

Reblogged: pop-sesivo

12 June 11 (Permalink)
Lost in iSpace?
Commercial space travellers of the future fear not: even though the pilot is dead and you’re spiralling out of control, you can still get home. “How?” you ask “we’re completely lost in space”.
Never fear … there’s an App for that.
Two slightly adapted iPhones will be going up to the ISS with the final shuttle mission (Atlantis STS-135). Read more at MSNBC’s coverage: iPhones head for Final Frontier, or head straight to the developer’s site: SpaceLab for iOS.

Lost in iSpace?

Commercial space travellers of the future fear not: even though the pilot is dead and you’re spiralling out of control, you can still get home. “How?” you ask “we’re completely lost in space”.

Never fear … there’s an App for that.

Two slightly adapted iPhones will be going up to the ISS with the final shuttle mission (Atlantis STS-135). Read more at MSNBC’s coverage: iPhones head for Final Frontier, or head straight to the developer’s site: SpaceLab for iOS.

12 May 11 (Permalink)

Reblogged: laughingsquid

23 September 10 (Permalink)

Window Phone Concept

How freaking cool is this? How long has it been doing the rounds? Who made it? Are they serious?

Themed by Hunson. Originally by Josh & tweaked like crazy by Darth Ambiguous