Year: 2009


Rocketman Hal Graham

Harold ‘Hal’ Graham was a 27-year-old science graduate from Buffalo who had been working for the Bell Aircraft Company as a test engineer for just over a year when he was selected to be the first man to pilot the rocketbelt – the iconic flying jetpack created by engineer Wendell Moore.

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Posted 26 October 2009

Taken the piss

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Posted 6 October 2009

All you need is greed

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Posted 14 September 2009

RIP Sir Bobby

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Posted 31 July 2009

Brian Wilson raises another Smile

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Posted 15 July 2009

Anvil! The Story of Anvil and American Movie

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Posted 22 June 2009

How to turn iPhone app ideas into cash

Got an idea for a killer iPhone app? With more than 1bn applications sold since its launch last July, Apple’s iPhone App Store has become one of the fastest-growing tech enterprises in recent history, and gained a reputation as something of a developer’s goldmine.

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Posted 28 May 2009

The ebook format war

It was clear from this week’s London Book Fair that the UK publishing industry is finally ready to embrace ebooks. But before the ebook can really challenge its paper equivalent, the industry has to avert a format war a whole lot more complicated than VHS vs Betamax.

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Posted 23 April 2009