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Solar powered bins?

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Over the last few months there have been a lot of new bins appearing over Oxford. Normally this isn't newsworthy at all, however these bins have solar panels on their roofs. The big question is 'what on earth do these bins needs power...

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WiFi Gestures

Tech

I haven't written a post about cool new technology in what seems like ages, so it is time to change that! The Verge have just posted a...

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Put on hold

Tech

One of the more frustrating things in this modern world is being put on hold. That lovely music, of varying quality, being played to you for 20 minutes while whoever you are phoning tries to find someone else who might want to talk to you. What...

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Built to last

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Today I built a castle. Or a rocket. Or a train. Or a cave. Or whatever the imagination of a child makes it. In reality I partook in the construction of a climbing frame. Not mine, instead for the children of a couple of friends at church. But...

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The arrival of a Pebble

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My Pebble finally arrived at work today. Having backed the project via KickStarter in May last year I was almost beginning to believe I would never see the thing! I'll write a proper review of...

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On Facebook Home

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Last Friday Facebook released their most recent project; Home. Home is a launcher of home screen for Android phones that is designed to change how users interact with their devices. Rather that being presented with a set of icons to launch apps...

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