28 7 / 2014

Game Review: GRID Autosport

Game Review: GRID Autosport

If you’re looking for an uncompromising driving challenge, you’ll like GRID Autosport. This is a game that asks the player: what kind of racing driver do you want to be GRID: Autosport is about the cars, the tracks, and the opponents, and offers a lot of choice for the Player.

Grid Autosport certainly doesn’t skimp when it comes to delivering traditional motorsport…

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28 7 / 2014

Scientists Finally Develop Phone Screen You Can Use In The Sun

TouchscreenIt drives me crazy that I have to take my sunnies off every time I want to use my phone outside. In an ideal world I would love to be able to check my emails, texts, play games and protect my eyes, but I can’t. I can’t do both because when I’m outside and have my sunnies on, the screen is completely black and I can’t see anything. However this might not be a problem for me when I buy my next…

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27 7 / 2014

The World’s First Braille Mobile Phone

OwnFoneTwo months ago, OwnFone released a new mobile phone in the UK. This phone isn’t just any other mobile phone, it has personalised Braille buttons to help the visually impaired communicate with their loved ones. This week, they released the same mobile phones in my native Australia.

OwnFone are known for their simplistic mobile phones catering to children and seniors. The mobile phones only enable…

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27 7 / 2014

Pro-Israeli undercurrents in the BBC

BBC reports on the progression of Israel’s ‘Operation Protective Edge’ are coming increasingly under fire. Thousands protested outside BBC headquarters in London, demanding an honest portrayal of the situation in Gaza. Some elements of pro-Israeli bias in the BBC are here summarised in brief.

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1. It publicises Israeli propaganda:

It repeats Israeli-created terminology which holds the purpose of…

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26 7 / 2014

Google Voice Includes Hangouts

Google voiceGoogle, like Microsoft and Apple is all about integration. Microsoft is planning to unify Windows and all its services under an umbrella, while Apple did successfully manage that a few years ago. Isn’t the saying united we stand, divided we fall apart for these tech giants. Google and Android have surpassed alternative mobiles OS in usage and comfort, but unifying their services has always been…

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25 7 / 2014

The truth about Snapchat

It’s a another world wide fad that hit our marketing system back last year , taking the world by storm as another novelty app for our iPhones and smartphones.

Developed by Evan Spiegel and Robert Murphy, who at the time of development were Stanford University students, Snapchat has managed to make another mark in the history of pointless phone applications.

I always wondered, what was the whole…

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25 7 / 2014

Google Voice Includes Hangouts

Google voiceGoogle, like Microsoft and Apple is all about integration. Microsoft is planning to unify Windows and all its services under an umbrella, while Apple did successfully manage that a few years ago. Isn’t the saying united we stand, divided we fall apart for these tech giants. Google and Android have surpassed alternative mobiles OS in usage and comfort, but unifying their services has always been…

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25 7 / 2014

Great Films And Their Great Mistakes Pointed Out On YouTube

FilmI’m no Stephen Spielberg or even a professional filmmaker, but I have made plenty of videos and have uploaded them onto my YouTube account. When people watch them, I hope they watch them for enjoyment and because they like my work, not to point out tiny continuity mistakes that would appear, as I am an amateur. This hasn’t happened to me yet as far as I know, however this has happened plenty of…

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24 7 / 2014

Gaza and oversimplification in the Israeli media

Following a statement by Israeli prime minister, Netanyahu, that claimed the war in Gaza is proof why Israel can never leave the West Bank, Ynet news published an article. This article is an example of how Zionists within Israel interpret these statements, oversimplify them and willingly ignore context to paint a black and white picture.

The article is by Guy Bechor, the heading and sub…

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23 7 / 2014

The problem of evil

The weightiest of the arguments against God’s existenceis the problem of evil. There are many different responses to the problem of evil. None of them is entirely satisfactory alone but together they do cast doubt on whether the existence of evil disproves the claim that God exists. In brief, the problem is this: The traditional conception of God is as omniscient (all-knowing), omnipotent…

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