Tag: 2012

Plugable USB 3.0 Powered Hub : The Good News is it Seems to like an iMac

I recently posted up a thread in which I explained how my previous USB 2.0 Powered hub didn’t seem to like my new 2013 iMac and it was subsequently returned, and that I was on the look out for a

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,300 views in 2012. If every person who reached the

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Happy Call of Duty : Black Ops 2 Day 13/11/2012

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Every November now, we are teased and eventually treated with the latest Call of Duty episode. And as a result of this everyone has their own feelings about its release, some will see it as the pinnacle shooter of our

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The Ulster Covenant 1912 – 2012

Today celebrates the centenary of the Ulster Covenant in Northern Ireland. The Covenant was signed in 1912 by almost 500,000 people to express their opposition to Home Rule. Today will see almost 30,000 marchers and supports of the Covenant and

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21st September 2012 – iPhone 5 Launch Day – Unboxing and Quick Thoughts!

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Any Apple Launch Day now is a big one, and this one was the biggest so far.  Queues have been reported as 83% bigger for this release of the iPhone 5 than they were for last years iPhone 4s’ event.

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iPhone 5 – It’s Coming!

Check back here soon, cos it’s coming, and I’ll be braving the cold and queues to make sure it is here on release day!

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Olympic Games 2012 : London – The XXX Olympiad! Let the Games Begin!

Let the games begin! After a tremendous opening ceremony last night I just thought I would say ‘Happy Olympic Games Everyone,’ good luck to all the competitors from every nation, good luck to all their families, friends, teams and coaches.

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Scoobfest 2012 – 22nd July 2012 – Junction One, Antrim

Scoobfest 2012 - 22/07/2012 - Junction One, Antrim

Scoobfest is the biannual car show run by Irish Subaru website, ScoobyIreland.com and it brings Subarus from across the country all together to show off their stuff.  It has made its home at the Junction One Retail Park in Antrim and

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12th July 2012 Ardoyne Riots – via Twitter

This year I found out how truly amazing Twitter can be, and it was in a bad situation.  As you will probably no each July Belfast turns from an amazing, beautiful, diverse and accepting city into a pit of sin,

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Euro 2012 – Congratulations Spain

Congratulation to Spain, Euro 2012 Champions (and World Cup 2010 Champions, and Euro 2008 Champions). An epic 4-0 win over Italy in a game that they just outclassed the runners-up! Well played Spain, I’,m gonna put £20 on you doing

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