Simon Isaac

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Hackers Take Credit For PlayStation Network And Xbox Live Outages On Christmas

Gamers who received new consoles for Christmas might find themselves unable to connect and play with friends, thanks to a coordinated attack by hackers who claim to have taken down the two largest gaming networks. On what might be the biggest gaming day of the year, a hacker group called Lizard …

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module the Magic Alt Key

Lightroom Tips for the Develop Module - using the Alt (Option) key to get valuable feedback to help you process your images in Lightroom.

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Manchester's Warehouse Project club introduces drug testing pilot scheme

There is a striking sign that greets clubbers on the way in to Manchester's Warehouse Project – once they have ignored the big yellow amnesty box where they've been advised to post any illegal substances, and run the gauntlet of the club's 100 security staff and some eager sniffer dogs. "DRUGS", …

PowerUp 3.0 Is A Bluetooth Module That Turns A Paper Plane Into A Lean, Mean App-Controlled Flying Machine

This embed is invalid<p>There’s something intrinsically appealing about a choreographed blend of low and high tech. To wit, meet PowerUp 3.0: a Bluetooth 4.0 device that turns a bog-standard paper airplane into, well, a smartphone-controlled lean, mean flying machine. Or so its makers claim. And if …

Android dominates 81 percent of world smartphone market

A new IDC study shows Google's operating system has a stronghold on the smartphone market, but Windows Phone is quickly moving up the ranks.<p>For the first time ever, Android has hit more than 80 percent market share for smartphone shipments worldwide.<p>The new Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker …

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11 Or 12 Things I Learned About Life From Day Trading Millions Of Dollars

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher. I was a day trader for many years and it almost killed me.</i><p>I was a day trader for many …

10 reasons why today's TV is better than movies | Stuart Heritage http://gu.com/p/3jnkj/fb I write about both film and television but, if I had to pick sides, I'd go with television every single time. Television, especially the television that's being produced now, is wiping the floor with film. It's kicking film's arse. Here's why. Photograph: Melinda Sue Gordon/AP

Quentin Tarantino Lists the 12 Greatest Films of All Time: From Taxi Driver to The Bad News Bears

<i>Creative Commons image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Any list of the most respected American filmmakers of the past half-century would have to include Stanley …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

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