The Christmas period is at an end, people are of course all returning to work (me aside as the job market hasn’t yet recovered from the xmas holidays). The Christmas period is always a busy time for the TV channels as they all battle it out for ratings by squeezing in as many family films as possible.
I’ve managed to watch quite a few films, some I enjoyed, and some I was basically in the wrong place at the wrong time. Hence I was stuck with the family whilst the first Harry Potter was on the television, and unfortunately the consensus was that it was staying on so I should shut up and enjoy it.
This film obviously came from the novel written by JK Rowling, a lot of films recently come from fantasy novels (Lord of the rings, Golden Compass, Lion witch and the wardrobe). I’ve not read any of the books so had no idea what really to expect, other than a geeky looking kid in glasses casting spells etc. So I watched the film and frankly, the effects were alright the kids were in their first film ever so their acting was quite weak. But the screenplay? I watched it and had NO idea as to what was going on.Read More
UPDATE: Version 0.9.6 has been released, and …. I can confirm that T-mobile works on an iPhone in the UK
I think it’s prudent to inform anyone reading this article, that it didn’t work. However I have read on a couple of forums that this is due to changes made in version 0.9.5, which should be repaired when 0.9.6 comes out any day now. I would like to also point out that as good as the iPhone-dev team are, the naming of their software (yellowsn0w) conjures up images of spotty 15 year old kids saying things such as “hax0r” and “zOMG”.
So, i’ve written a quick how-to for installing the unlock on the iPhone which when a new version comes out may be relevant. So read on for more details …Read More
Here are a couple of random predictions for 09:
1- We’ll wave goodbye to Sun Microsystems. It turns out that the majority holder in Sun these days is an asset stripping company, which after the pretty poor year they’ve had in 08 could signal the end.
2- Apples Market share for laptops and pc’s including the amount of OsX installs will continue to increase.
3- Hopefully i’ll get a job before I’m on the streets selling the big issue.
4- Another plethora of high street shops will disappear, there are current rumors about:
- PC world
- WH Smith
5- Duke Nukem Forever still wont be released
Pretty negative outlook for 09 so far from me.. However film releases for ’09 look much better.
Star Trek / Wolverine / Watchmen
Update: My post was built from a drunken chat in the pub. However a friend pointed me in the direction of this article, which explains better what is happening.Read More