Broadband Speeds

We’ve been back in the London flat for a few weeks and the broadband speeds have been variable. Over the weekend my trusty Netgear DG834G router was reporting a connection (to Zen Internet) of 5617 kbps but the broadband speedtester on thinkbroadband.com was reporting actual download speeds of only 1027 kbps i.e. only one meg. […]

Is This What We’re Getting This Week?

Apple Table Concept

I hope so! More images here…

Terrorist Escalation

Thanks to JH for passing this along:

The British are feeling the pinch in relation to recent terrorist threats and have raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “Irritated” or even “A Bit Cross.” The British have not been “A Bit Cross” since the […]

Printers Were Sent From Hell

A funny article from The Oatmeal about printers and how they haven’t really changed in 20 years…

Printers

From The Oatmeal via Gizmodo

Morzine in January

See and download the full gallery on posterous

Posted via web from Chris Parker’s posterous

Scales That Tweet Your Weight!

Losing weight always seems to be a motivational thing. What if you had some scales that broadcast your weight on twitter every time you weighed yourself?

Enter withings.com. These scales connect to your WiFi network and tweet your weight! As Leo Laporte says, diet by humiliation. Of course, Leo has one of the scales […]