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Turns out Macs are okay

Thumbs up for Mac

Okay, I'll admit it. I'm a Mac convert. I used to think they were terrible, but I've been using one at work for over a year now, and I've changed my mind. Here's why.

Pay attention at the back, Microsoft.

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Brexit: what happens next?

MPs in the House of Commons.

Following the defeat of the vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal on Tuesday and the vote tonight against a 'no deal' situation, the entire EU exit situation seems uncertain. Our political experts weigh in on this complex topic to answer the question: what happens next?

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Anything on Google Maps can be reviewed

Some Angry birds soft toys crammed into a drawer. Photo credit: Kazuya (Kaz) Yokoyama on Visualhunt

Sometimes I don't need to think of an interesting idea for a blog post and spend time grappling with language and spelling and clearly conveying my point. Sometimes I can just find stuff and put it up.

Like today. I'm not sure I knew this before now, but everything on Google Maps can be reviewed. Here are some I've come across recently. I present them unedited for your consideration.

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An open letter to car hire companies

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Dear car hire companies,

It's 6am. I've been awake since 3am, but somehow in that time I've been on a plane for four hours. It was crowded and hot. I didn't sleep at all. I'm tired, I'm in a different time zone, I'm confused and more than a little frustrated. All I want to do is pick up my hire car and go. I just have one question.

Why is this taking so long?

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