Jokes. Sometimes I write them…

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But not everybody gets them, as evidenced by the responses to this column, live today at APCMag.com. Google announces “Google Nothing” “An innovative ad-supported application is set to be a hit: Google says it reinvents the most popular human occupation of all time: doing nothing.”

Anything can happen, anything can be…

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OK; I’m officially out of words. Except for these ones. And all the ones I put down today — although given you can’t actually read them yet (for various tedious publishing-related-reasons), I’m not sure if that’s “put down” in the work sense, or “put down” in the rather more veterinary sense. Anyway, some words I […]

A surprisingly good de-stress…

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(stolen from Rllmukforum.com, although the original poster notes that he stole it from a blog. So, in a way, it’s coming home). Create your debut album cover: 1 – Go to Wikipedia’s random article page The first article you get is the name of your band 2 – Go to the Random Quotations page The […]

We try not to show how frightened we are…

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PC Authority has another news bite of mine live, courtesy of an event that I thought would be oddly news-free… Free mobile phone calls, if you can put up with the ads: “Bluetooth marketer Aura to launch “free” mobile calls within the next twelve months. Maybe now we’ll afford to pay off our N95…

It’s only forever, not long at all…

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Monday comes, and with it, a new crop of Alex words. Which is good; I have many, many words to pen (well, key, but I digress once again) before the week is out. First up, we have CNET.com.au: Jabra BT5020 Headset  with Bluetooth Hub: “You tend to look rather too much like a poseur when […]

I can haz sleep now?

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So while I sleep, amuse yourself with these scribings, at APCMag.com and CNET.com.au, but not in that order. Blame the lack of sleep. Conceptronic Grab ‘n’ Go Multimedia Player: “The Grab ‘n’ Go Multimedia Player makes a decent play at the budget-end of the playback market — but its limitations are obvious…” Ballmer realises Hungarian […]

I can’t stand the sound…

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Another news story, albeit one delayed a day or two for reasons beyond my particular control: Nintendo Wiiware – how the deal stacks up: “We look at the big N’s latest gaming release in context. The verdict? Not as expensive as Sony’s priciest.”