Ever since being a youngster on the internet, I've always enjoyed playing around with soundboards and especially when the (unofficial) Chris Moyles website came out with a program that assigned various sound effects, jingles and what-not to your keyboard keys, I started getting right into them.
So I thought the other week, why not make one myself? Well I dabbled and thought, I'll make it in Flash, however it would then only work on Desktop computers and also there's always a slight delay in the audio playing... [read more]
In the modern world news is happening every second somewhere in the world and various media outlets like to keep on top of things as soon as they happen - and as you may know from when you've been typing something really quickly (or if you touch-type) you do make the odd few errors along the way and no more so than what BBC News did, after sending out a headline alert about WhatsApp's acquision for $16 million by Facebook (I'm going to save the pointless rant about them aquiring the service to myself - as it was/is a pointless... [read more]
Just a small rant this morning... the BBC News website is running a story about a Charity doing research into sex in prisons in the UK and upon reading it I noticed a certain Ms Crook stating (near the bottom of the article)
"If you have a 15-year-old who is jailed for two years, they are missing out on what their friends are getting which is the development of their relationships, girlfriends and so on".
My response - well two - to that is A) Some may have boyfriends - get real and with the times and B) They did... [read more]
I've just been checking out the latest news on the BBC News website and came across the "video premiere" for the Haiti earthquake charity single and to be honest, I found it quite good and have been suprised at how quick it's became available - considering the earthquake (measuring 7.0rs) happened only a few weeks ago (16th January 2010).
image taken from screenshot of music video, ? BBC
The song is a cover of REM's 1992 single, Everybody Hurts and features Susan Boyle, Leona Lewis, Mika, Rod Stewart, Alexandra Burke, James Blunt, Robbie Williams, Cheryl Cole, James Morrison, Aston... [read more]
I just checked the news on BBC News and I saw this on the ticker "Singer Pete Doherty arrested on suspicion of drink driving and drug possession" ... now come on... that end bit is a bit shocking, the drug possession! When does he NEVER have drugs on him. Goodness me.