21 4 / 2014

Fully Charge Your Phone in 30 Seconds Flat With Impressive New Charger

smart phonePhones are rapidly getting smarter and smarter. Pretty soon, there will be very little you can’t do on a smart phone that you can do on a computer. Yet one thing that has suffered from this increased facility on our mobile devices is battery life. They rarely seem to keep up and sometimes we have to make painful decisions about how we use the last of our mobile juice. Well not anymore it seems,…

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20 4 / 2014

The Virtual (Dating) Scene Or Playing The Virtual Dating Game

The dating scene or game or whatever you want to call it has always been difficult to play, negotiate or be a part of, even before technology became a part of it.

Since the invention of the internet (and as part of the domino effect, the invention of dating sites and social media), as well as the evolution of telephones and mobile phones, the dating scene or game has simultaneously become a lot…

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19 4 / 2014

Warp Drive – How It Will Happen

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‘I don’t believe in a no-win situation’ is one of Captain James T Kirk’s favourite phrases, as any serious ‘Trekkie’ will know.

The no-win situation is one being firmly challenged by experts across the globe and within the US space agency NASA, aimed at probing the secrets of unlocking faster-than-light travel (FTLT).

Yes, you heard it right first time; warp speed spacecraft could one day be as…

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18 4 / 2014

#R.I.P. Windows XP. Say Hi To Lubuntu.

#RIP Windows XP. The much beloved OS of all the computers from the late 1990s and early 2000s has finally run the good race and did well for itself. As much as I love FOSS, it was Windows XP that really opened the windows of computing to me. The possibility of the computer to do more than what it was designed to do when coupled with the amazing OS, opened up the development cycle and created…

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18 4 / 2014

Gaming Round Up 18/04/14

Too much happens in the gaming world. All tech is fast-paced of course, but video games news can be so frequent that we thought we’d start giving you a nice, neat summary of the week’s action, here at TechReviewer. So without further ado…

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Assassin’s Creed may go back to Italy with an ancient-Rome setting; that is, the current-generation version rumoured for end of this year.…

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18 4 / 2014

85,000 Historic Videos Uploaded To YouTube In HD

British Pathé, the documentaries and newsreel maker who created footage covering everything from major events to culture throughout the 20th century, has made all of its videos available on YouTube, in high definition.

The archive chronicles over 85,000 videos with more than 3,500 hours of film. The catalogue includes the Hiroshima Bombing, the Empire State Building’s constructionand fashion…

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18 4 / 2014

GO HARD OR GO HOME: The rise of ‘CrossFit’ exercise

Liverpool Fitness Coach spreads the word of a stereotype breaking, health enhancing fitness revolution.

Matthew Green, Owner and Head Coach of CrossFit Liverpool, discovered his love for the sport through working in the fire brigade and decided to transform his career path.

CrossFit is a clinically tested fitness method often practiced within Military bases. The strength-based programme founded…

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17 4 / 2014

How Dark It Can Be In Blackouts

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Last week the city that I currently live in, Wollongong as well as the nearby city, Sydney experienced severe storms and flash flooding. With these severe storms and flash flooding came blackouts and loss of internet connections.

With blackouts as we all know, electricity is usually the thing that we lose access to temporarily, however internet connections can also be lost. We usually can’t do…

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17 4 / 2014

Review: The Birds Of Satan – The Birds Of Satan Album

It’s hard to know how to take Birds Of Satan. It’s the side-project (sort of) of Foo Fighters sticksman Taylor Hawkins, and as such there’s always going to be the fear of “

Review: The Birds Of Satan – The Birds Of Satan Album

It’s hard to know how to take Birds Of Satan. It’s the side-project (sort of) of Foo Fighters sticksman Taylor Hawkins, and as such there’s always going to be the fear of “

17 4 / 2014

Cyber security attack: Heartbleed bug

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The biggest security risk to have claimed the cyber world is the catastrophic Heartbleed bug. It has been described as the worst yet, the bug is present in a piece of open source software called OpenSSL. The bug has been devised to encrypt communications between a user’s computer and a web server, a secure connection is established. It was termed Heartbleed as it alters an extension to SSL…

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