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The Technology Games

August 12th, 2014 Blog, Just for fun

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‘Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win.’ So said, 21st century philosopher Mr Gary Linkeker.  And that’s precisely what happened at this summer’s Brazil football World Cup, leaving the Germans sitting pretty at number at the top of the FIFA world-ranking

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What’s a CD? How the cloud has changed media consumption

March 7th, 2014 Blog, Cloud Platform, Internet, Just for fun

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The growth of cloud computing, better connectivity and improved broadband technology has changed the way we consume media. But what are the big differences? We take a nostalgic look back to the way we use to watch, listen and surf…   Recent advancements in cloud computing, 4G technology and ultra-fast broadband have revolutionised the way

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The 9 best(ish) things about online shopping

February 20th, 2014 Backbone Connect, Blog, Just for fun

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More and more of us are turning to online shopping. Available via computer, tablet and mobile phone, buying stuff is now even easier than getting out of bed. But what’s so great about it? Online shopping is so popular now that we’ve apparently even voted it one of the biggest technological developments of the 21st

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Valentine’s data: Will love put your DC under pressure?

February 13th, 2014 Backbone Connect, Blog, Cloud Platform, Just for fun

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The run up to Valentine’s day is set to be another peak period of internet traffic. So what will the data centres have to deal with? As Valentine’s day approaches, the country once again prepares to get all loved up, as you let your loved ones know how you feel about them, send secret declarations

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Are Amazon drones going to replace Santa?

December 18th, 2013 Backbone Connect, Blog, Internet, Just for fun

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As the festive season approaches, Amazon announces plans to deliver goods direct to your homes via flying drones. So could Santa be out of a job? With Christmas just around the corner, you’re no doubt preparing for the Christmas break. If you’re anything like is, you’ll be preparing your infrastructure for an influx in web

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Grand Theft Auto has come a long way – so what else has?

September 27th, 2013 Backbone Connect, Blog, Just for fun

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  Grand Theft Auto 5 was released last week, shooting to the top of the sales charts and marking its place in history as the most expensive video game ever made. With over 700 playable missions, the biggest landscape GTA has ever seen, and increasing levels of violence, bad language and controversy, the game has

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