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The digital ‘bill of rights’ proposed by Jeremy Corbyn

The digital ‘bill of rights’ proposed by Jeremy Corbyn

As part of his battle for Labour leadership, you may have seen Jeremy Corbyn and his plans for a Digital Democracy to “democratise the internet” mentioned in the news. It seems this would be achieved by the use of a digital “bill of rights”. A more […]

Do you have any non-child friendly games on your phone?

Do you have any non-child friendly games on your phone?

As I was sat waiting for a doctor type person the other day I came to a realisation.The only offline games I had on my phone were, CBeebies playtime, CBeebies Storytime, oh and Bing Bakes.  (PokemonGo doesn’t count as the reception was next to none). […]

Bake with Bing (in the Bing Baking app anyway)

Bake with Bing (in the Bing Baking app anyway)

This is not a drill. There is a new Bing App for your phone! This isn’t a Bing app which you will not want to use for web searches, but may be useful to bargain with for another few minutes in Bed. If your Little […]

Pokemon Go… Worth a look?

Pokemon Go… Worth a look?

I have to admit, I think Pokemon just missed me when it first became big, but there was something about Pokemon Go that got my interest… it was possibly the huge amount of talk online that did it… and the lack of ability to download […]

Random things I may have learnt this last week.

Random things I may have learnt this last week.

This month started well, but sadly crazy life things have led to the blog been neglected a little lately. Its not all been bad, we’ve managed to clear out a massively dodgy corner of our garden – which was a job that was needing to […]

Star Wars – The Trouble with Rathtars

Star Wars – The Trouble with Rathtars

Lego, Star Wars, and a chance to see Han Solo and Chewbacca again, The Trouble with Rathtars is part of a series of prequels to Star Wars The Force Awakens, that have been made by the Lego Team. Whilst there is no telling if this is “canon” […]

Look what’s in the CBeebies Playtime App…

Look what’s in the CBeebies Playtime App…

Once the Little One spots Topsy and Tim is now in the CBeebies Playtime app, I’m never going to get my phone back. Thanks guys… 

(A Fairly Geeky) Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy T Shirt

(A Fairly Geeky) Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy T Shirt

I designed a couple of T Shirts a while back, and a few of them seem to be enjoyed by people. One of those was this T Shirt based on the answer to life, the universe and everything, from the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.   As I said, […]

Staying Safe Online

Staying Safe Online

Back in the day, I used to work on a Technical Support helpdesk for an Internet Service Provider. Yes I was one of those guys you ring when your internet stops working. It was around this time, when I began to care less about how […]

Free Sarah and Duck Episode!

Free Sarah and Duck Episode!

Fancy a free copy of Sarah and Duck ‘Lots of Shallots’? BBC Store is offering everyone in the UK a free digital download of the first Sarah and Duck episode. Grab your copy of ‘Lots of Shallots’ from the BBC Store before 31st Dec, and […]