Time For Your Cuppa?

Tardis Mug

Jun 26, 2011

Hot on the heels of last weeks Rubik’s cuppa dynamic duo, this week we invite your morning cup of java to travel through time, in this beautifully crafted Tardis cup. Well, we’ll leave you to judge how beautiful it is, but you have to admit, it does look somewhat cool. I am wondering, though, what it’s like to drink out of the square opening....

Telstra Pushes Users Into Unsafe Email Practices

Telstra Letter to Clients

Jun 26, 2011

This week, Telstra issued emails to a number of its users, encouraging them to change their billing to an online (PDF) method of billing. On the surface, there’s nothing really wrong with them asking their clients to do this, as it results in more efficient processing, less paper wastage, quicker issuance of the bills … there’s lots of good...

It’s Tax Time, and They’re Out To Get You.

It’s Tax Time, and They’re Out To Get You.

Jun 26, 2011

Yep, it’s the tax season again, and they’re out to get you. And no, I don’t mean the ATO. They’re actually the good guys; I’m about all the bad guys: the scammers, the pimps, the no-good-niks … the thieves who want to steal your identity, and then steal your money. We spoke this week with Lloyd Borrett about how all the...

Commodore 64 Revisited

Commodore 64

Jun 26, 2011

This week the revamped Commodore 64 went back on sale. Available in three different versions all powered by a dual core Atom CPU, the US$895 top level version includes a BluRay drive, 1TB of storage, 4GB RAM and WiFi capabilities. Other specification levels cost US$595 and US$250. All models include Ubuntu Linux 10.10, a multi-format card reader and expansion...

Rubik’s Cube. Mug. And A Coaster.

Rubiks Cube Mug

Jun 19, 2011

I’ve always struggled with working out how to solve a Rubik’s Cube. How people manage to solve them, and especially in seconds, is beyond my comprehension, and especially so when you cannot easily twist the pieces around because everything’s not properly in alignment. Far easier to just peel off the coloured stickers and rearrange them on the...