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Tea Break

Have a break… have a Kit Kat… A light hearted break from work.

May 03 2019

3am phone call stops cracked iPhone in its tracks

Belfast based UniquePhones received a 3am call from a lawyer representing AT&T, warning them that selling unlocking software could constitute copyright infringement and illegal software dissemination.

The British firm’s plan to sell software that could open the iPhone to non-US networks has been put on hold following legal threats.

May 01 2019

School uniform maker installs tracking bugs

SCHOOL UNIFORM maker Trutex says it is “seriously considering” adding satellite tracking devices to its clothing range.

The Lancashire company said it was considering the move because parents were interested in knowing where their kids were.

Apr 30 2019

Signed up for Monster.com? Oh well…

Job website monster.com has been attacked and the personal data of hundreds of thousands stolen…eeek

Apr 30 2019

Chinese parents try to name child @

What’s the world coming to when parents think the best name for their child is @. Fortunately the Chinese authorities stepped in, but seemingly only because it would ruin their ID card naming system!

Apr 29 2019

Time travel may be possible

Scientists claim that it may be possible to build a time machine at some point in the future. Doubters like Steven Hawking, who claim that if time travel were possible, people from the future would already have visited us may have to readdress their claims, with the new theories.

Apr 27 2019

Everyday a touch of justice

Spammer gets 30 years for selling prescription drugs. A spammer has been been sentenced to 30 years porridge for flogging more than $24 million in prescription drugs through his illegal on line pharmacy.

Apr 26 2019

July 27th is System Administrator Appreciation Day

Yes it is for real and there’s even a website for it! There is a day for women, a day for children, even day for festooning a hedgehog in bacon fat, but today is the the eighth annual System Administrator Appreciation Day. The celebration day for under-appreciated sysadmins was started in 1999 by IT professional Ted Kekatos.