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Cult of Apple? Cult of Freebies, more like.

The wife told me it would be chaos, but I wanted to go down and see the new “Grand Arcade” shopping precinct in Cambridge which opened fully today. When I got there, it was busy, but not chaotic, except for one thing: a massive queue snaking down back into the old Lion Yard precinct next […]

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Yay! CSI: Ambleside!

Fantastic news – the new Half Man Half Biscuit album is on the way (end April) now out, and it’s called CSI: Ambleside. They did a couple of new songs – On the ‘Roids and Bad Losers at Yahoo Chess – on the BBC Radio Merseyside session last September. I’ll get the lyrics to these […]

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Nintendo Wii Fit: review and UK pre order

The UK arrival of the Nintendo Wii Fit has been set for late April is here, and almost everywhere has sold out. If you find someone who’s got one, buy it straight away, as any new allocations will go in minutes. Don’t wait for discounts (why would anyone give them?) but despite the demand, do […]

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Some of the images we use to indicate our commitment to “green”

Someone’s going to get an interesting letter in the post on Monday morning. The Beyond Petrol site is a pixel-perfect spoof of the BP site, which falls just far enough the right side of silliness to make you take a second glance to check that it really is a spoof. Old and new communication techniques […]