Google Street View South Africa Is Here

Barely scraping it in by the skin of their teeth, Google has managed to get its Street View imagery operational for South Africa just in time for the World Cup. Yay! No more lost tourists. They’ve also done a huge amount of work in the Google Earth platform to create 3D imagery of all the […]

10 Friday Weekly Highlights

So in anticipation of a quiet Friday, here’s a collection of links to the most interesting of the past few weeks: (Actually just an excuse to clear up some browser tabs!!). A (Photo) History of Obama Feigning Interest in Mundane Things Sometimes being the POTUSA has its advantages, sometimes it doesn’t… The 40 Most Sexual […]

Command & Conquer Freeware Downloads

In anticipation of the up and coming Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight, the previous releases in the series, Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun, Tiberian Dawn, and Red Alert are now all available for download for FREE from EA Games. Major bonus if you never had the bucks or the PC capability to run them […]

Namebench Shows iBurst DNS slowness

I just downloaded and installed Namebench, a new open source project that benchmarks DNS servers, with a view of seeing how well my DNS is performing these days. All of these developments stem from the recent launch of Google’s public DNS service and the sudden realisation that a large part of the reason for interweb […]

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