Category Archives: Computing

iPad Scam – Bloggers Beware!!

I often get approached by companies to review their products or services on my blog, and on the rare occasion I have accepted their offer of payment in either monetary or product form (I say rarely, because although it was … Continue reading

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Internet Usage In China Explodes – Can Google Really Afford It?

We’ve all heard the news over recent months, of the potential ‘pull out’ of Google from China. With the statistics published earlier this year by the China Internet Network Information Center, the size of the market that the search giant … Continue reading

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Controversial Fake Email – Hiroshima 1945 – Who Really Won The War?

Moral of the story…: Don’t believe everything that you read!! A friend recently sent me the photographs below embedded into an email. The email was titled, “Hirsohima 1945 – Who Really Won The War?”. I found this interesting enough (and … Continue reading

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Google Goggles – The Visual Future of Internet Search (iWhat?)

This is absolutely amazing! – I just wonder what the “iCan’t” guys will be doing to match this application and its functionality? (*nudge, nudge*) Google will be utilizing more of our senses to search the internet. They are now moving … Continue reading

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Aussie Pete Blog Now Read In 100 Countries and 47 Languages

Some time ago, Aussie Pete blog reached a milestone and had a ‘make-over’. I think the time has come again for a bit of a facelift, but I will wait until after the OMY Blog Awards ceremony is over and … Continue reading

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Internet Addiction Can Kill – China Teen Dies After Rehab Gone Wrong !

According to China’s National People’s Congress, an estimated 10 percent of China’s Internet users under the age of 18 are addicted to the worldwide web. Although the definition of any kind of addiction can be widely debated, the Chinese Government … Continue reading

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Still Wondering (and Stressing) About Google Page Rank

It happened to a number of my friends, and also happened to me… about three months ago, the Google Page rank of Aussie Pete blog dropped from a very healthy 4/10 to a great big nugget – that is, 0/10!! … Continue reading

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