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Product Placement: Coming Soon to a Book Near You

September 15, 2012 1:16 pm0 comments
Product Placement: Coming Soon to a Book Near You

Big Macs and Whoppers vying to become integrated plot devices in fiction novels? Cans of Coca-Cola and Dr. Pepper defining compelling character arcs in YA/tween fantasy? Hip, young, internet-aware fiction characters using the nutritional and manufacturing advice on corporate web sites to argue their choice of everything from fast food […]

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Book review – SM Peters’ Whitechapel Gods

September 8, 2012 11:31 am0 comments
Book review – SM Peters’ Whitechapel Gods

Summary Whitechapel Gods is best described as a dark blend of fantasy and science fiction set in Victorian London. In an London’s Whitechapel, two mechanical Gods arise; Grand Father Clock of cold logic and Mama Engine of creativity and emotion. Whitechapel becomes a walled off place that is not loyal to […]

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The Panasonic HDC-SDT750K HD 3D Camcorder: A Closer Look At This Unit

July 30, 2012 10:58 amComments Off on The Panasonic HDC-SDT750K HD 3D Camcorder: A Closer Look At This Unit
The Panasonic HDC-SDT750K HD 3D Camcorder: A Closer Look At This Unit

If you are 40 years old or older, you probably remember the size of the first camcorders that were introduced in the market. The older camcorders were big and bulky and used either Beta Max tapes or VHS tapes. Of course, for lots of people, it didn’t matter how big […]

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Is updating the same as upgrading?

July 28, 2012 5:00 pm0 comments
Is updating the same as upgrading?

Facebook and YouTube. Both of them currently dominate their areas of purpose. While Facebook appears to dominate the arena of social networking sites with 901 million users since April 2012, and YouTube, which is currently the most common site for people to share their videos, averaging at 1,200,000,000 views per […]

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Red Moon – China on the march

July 2, 2012 11:06 am2 comments
Red Moon – China on the march

The recent touchdown in the People’s Republic of China of the Shenzhou 9 spacecraft signals a turning point in the way we perceive space travel. Could the first human being to walk on the moon in almost half a century be a communist? After a thirteen-day flight by astronauts Jing […]

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The vicious media circle

June 24, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
The vicious media circle

The media can be a very influential factor when it comes to what we think and do. As it comes in many different formats, ranging from TV to radio to print, it can be hard to escape. It can hold the power to shape our perception of things and how […]

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Get smart or get a smartphone..

May 5, 2012 5:59 pm0 comments
Get smart or get a smartphone..

Imagine a world without smartphones. It wasn’t so long ago, in fact only 20 years, that they were just a figment of a genius imagination, but now we’re seemingly unable to live without them. But the question I want to put to you fine people is…are smartphones making us….well…dumb? This fine […]

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