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Downtime

Taking a look at the lighter side of IT - technology may be a serious business but it rarely fails to raise a smile too.

August 2014

  • Look who's talking

    Caroline Baldwin - Freelance editor and journalist 19 Aug 2014
  • Statues across London and Manchester are finding their voices, thanks to Sing London. Sing London have commissioned writers and actors to animate 35 public statues across London and Manchester. ...

  • That's torn it. Where are Man U supporters meant to code now?

    Alex Scroxton - Security Editor 13 Aug 2014
  • Downtime has received a troubling missive from a PR who frets that coding football supporters will be left at a disadvantage

  • Brits prove they are obsessed with the weather

    Caroline Baldwin - Freelance editor and journalist 11 Aug 2014
  • Britons download the BBC's weather app 19,000 times a day, with eight million downloads since its June launch date. This makes it the fastest growing app for the broadcaster. As temperatures have ...

  • Photography is a monkey business

    Craig Harris 07 Aug 2014
  • It turns out monkeys are narcissistic and pathetic enough to take selfies too

  • Willy Coyote

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 07 Aug 2014
  • Claire Wyckoff has been quite the road runner on Nike+ - pounding the streets of her home town, San Francisco. Her running has been drawing quite a crowd on the web, with routes that outline a five ...

  • Night at the Museum: exhibits come to life in London

    Caroline Baldwin - Freelance editor and journalist 07 Aug 2014
  • Night at the Museum (Photo credit: Wikipedia)A London tech company has been able to recreate 20th Century Fox's film Night at the Museum in our very own British Museum. Gamar has launched a mobile ...

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