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Technology | Anorak - Part 45

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Independent news, views, opinions and reviews on the latest gadgets, games, science, technology and research from Apple and more. It’s about the technologies that change the way we live, work, love and behave.

Mobile Phone Tells All About Congo Amputation By Text

VASCULAR surgeon David Nott is on the phone.

He is working 24-hour shifts for Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in Rutshuru, Congo.

Before him is a 16-year-old whose arm has been ripped off.

Mr Nott recalls:

“He was dying. He had

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Posted: 4th, December 2008 | In: Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Turning On To Atomic Punk

TURNED on by atomic images and stuff? Well, there’s a group you can join:

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Posted: 4th, December 2008 | In: Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Yule Log ScreenSaver

NOVELTY yule log screensaver

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Posted: 3rd, December 2008 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Hoss Fly

THE HOSS FLY:

HERE at the L.A. Auto Show, all of the really, um, interesting stuff is downstairs in Ketia Hall, where the mongrels are kept away from the purebreds upstairs.

That’s where we found things like a Rolls Royce

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Posted: 29th, November 2008 | In: Technology | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


CCTV To Predict Thought Crime

AS BASTARD Old Holborn puts it: “What the f*ck?”

CCTV cameras which can ‘predict’ if a crime is about to take place are being introduced on Britain’s streets. The cameras can alert operators to suspicious behaviour, such as loitering

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Posted: 28th, November 2008 | In: Technology | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The New Paedo Porn Google Mobile App for iPhone

THE new Google Mobile App for iPhone. It’s terrific. You say what you are looking for in clear and loud voice and – hey presto! – it appears.

Anorak has been looking at the lastest news on Gary Glitter and … READ ON

Posted: 24th, November 2008 | In: Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Government’s Nigerian Porn Warehouse

DIZZY spots “Interesting news in the Telegraph this morning”:

It appears that the Government’s plan to have a large spam warehouse which will record the details of each mail we send and receive may never make it to the statute

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Posted: 22nd, November 2008 | In: Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Social suicide – or how I think I might actually want to own a BlackBerry

There are many milestones in a man’s life. Like the day he discovers that Radio 2 actually has some good presenters who play good tunes as well as libel celebrity granddaughters. Or the moment when the clothes in Burton’s don’t … READ ON

Posted: 17th, November 2008 | In: Technology | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Apple iPod touch reviewed

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Posted: 17th, November 2008 | In: Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Your Virtual Japanese Tortured Girlfriend

VIA Boing Boing, this gem of a toy from Japan:

Dennou AR girlfriend. Feministing deems her a “virtual torture victim”; Gizmodo declares the 3D webcam hottie “entrancing, if a little perverted.”

A little perverted? NSFW:

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Posted: 14th, November 2008 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Moving Target Toilet

A MR Johnny Henry of Laurel brings to the world the vibrating toilet seat.

Says he:

“I believe in thinking out of the box. I wanted to create something that is a little unusual. This invention is designed to stimulate.

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Posted: 14th, November 2008 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Don’t Press The Button: How Many Buttons On Your Remote Control?

ANORAK’S look at remote controls…

Send us pictures of yours and we’ll feature them in our upcoming technology section…

editor [at] anorak [dot] co [dot] uk nad put “remote” in the subject line… READ ON

Posted: 30th, October 2008 | In: Technology | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0