Darren Straight's Blog

ICT Enthusiast and photographer.

By - Darren Straight

Meet the Nokia N8

Last week Nokia announced the eagerly awaited Nokia N8, its latest smartphone, which intuitively connects to the people, places and services that matter most. With the Nokia N8, people can create exciting content, connect to their favourite social networks, and enjoy on-demand Web TV programs and Ovi Store apps. Available in the UK during the third quarter of 2010, the estimated

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Kelkoo Transforms International Collaboration with mvision Managed Video Conferencing

mvision today announced that leading shopping comparison website, Kelkoo has transformed collaboration between its 10 international offices with a managed video conferencing service. Initiated by a desire to reduce business travel for its senior executives, Kelkoo has realised enhanced collaboration; overcoming language difficulties, improving clarity of communication and bringing international teams closer together. Philippa Holister, is PA to the CEO

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Football Fever Means Big Bonuses at Participating Euro Partners Casinos

Participating Euro Partners casinos will be giving away additional casino bonuses in a special sports promotion to celebrate the UEFA Champions League final. Europa Casino, Vegas Red, Titan Casino and Casino Tropez are all running Football Fever themed promotions, in honor of the UEFA final, scheduled to take place on Saturday May 22 at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid.

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Google Mail now Gmail again in the UK

As of the 19th of October 2005 all new users signing up for a GMail/Google Mail in the UK have been given an @googlemail.com address instead of a @gmail.com email address. This was due to a dispute regarding the Gmail trademark in the UK, as another company “Independent International Investment Research (IIIR)” had claimed rights to the Gmail name. Google did try to resolve this dispute

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Airspace Rebooted after Icelandic Volcanic Ash

A visualisation of the northern European airspace returning to use after being closed due to volcanic ash from the Volcano Eruption in Iceland. Due to varying ash density across Europe, the first flights can be seen in some areas on the 18th and by the 20th everywhere is open. The flight data is courtesy of flightradar24.com and covers a large