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Issue 19/ November 2012

Contents

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Iphone Nano Launch.

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Apple history We look at the history of the Apple company and see how far they’ve stretched their tech. Wii U Essentials Step into the world of Nintendo as we show you all the latest things to spice up your console! Pokemon BW 2 Information Two years on we head back to the Unova region to experience more friends, more enemies and more Poke’mon! Cyborg Tech Welcome to the age of steel, we introduce you to a body that will never age with no emotions - the new British Empire. The Must have Gadgets 2012 We celebrate all the best of 2012.

New Windows 8 It’s here! After months of waitng Windows 8 is finally here and we are the first the tell you.

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The digerati mostly greeted the iPhone 5 last week with a collective yawn. So much was already known – a longer, larger (yet not wider) screen, thinner body, a new connector offering instant obsolescence for hundreds of accessories – that its Tom Daley-like lack of splash was declared, in this Olympic year, to lack enough of the technology motto citius, grandior, vilius (faster, bigger, cheaper) – even if it is the first two. Like statisticians poring over Olympic outcomes, they declared too that it didn’t break any records – not the biggest screen, not the world’s thinnest phone, not packing the most features. But as anyone who watched the Games would tell you, it’s not the record-breaking that matters; it’s the experience. That starts when you hold it: raw specifications (18% thinner than last year’s 4S, 20% lighter, 12% less volume) don’t explain how it seems to float in the hand, and how typing or swiping feels like touching the very pixels. (New processes have removed one layer of glass from the touchscreen.) The tactile pleasure is second only to overlooked) Lumia 800. And while the 4in screen is longer, but not wider (enough for six rows of icons rather than five), you can still swipe across it with your thumb, unlike giants such as Samsung’s whopping 4.8in Galaxy S3. In truth, it’s the software that makes this phone amazing. In a world dominated by “specifications” – how fast, how far, how many, many commentators think the Olympics of smartphones is measured, like a race, by how fast you do things. Does this phone run at 1.6 GHz and that one at 1.61GHz? Award the medal!

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What photos and specifications can’t tell you is what it’s like to hold in your hand. While Apple can show you endless photos and promo videos (and critics can endlessly snort at how feeble its measurements are compared with bigger rivals), it’s only by picking it up do you understand what Sir Jonathan Ive is on about. He speaks in his quietly rapturous tones about “chamfered edges” and “unique object” – and “seamlessly”. (And “aluminium”, correctly.) The first surprise is that it’s really light, making the year-old iPhone 4S feel like a paperweight. There’s also a subtle friction to the edges and the metal back that makes it far less likely to slip from your grasp

Among smartphones, bigger screens abound, but most are compromised because as they grow, they need two hands to operate. Somehow Apple has evaded this pitfall. The HTC Titan, for example, with a 4.7in screen, is unusable because (like the iPhone) its power button is on the top; you can’t hold a phone in your palm and still reach all the way across the top. (In contrast the Samsung Galaxy S3 – hereafter the SGS3 – has its power button near the top of the right-hand side, so you can work it. Article by Debra Meadon


The Firstborn, the Elder Children of Ilúvatar, conceived by Eru alone in the third theme of Ainulindalë, the eldest and noblest of the speaking races of Middle-earth. They awoke by Cuiviénen in the starlight of the Sleep of Yavanna, as the Sun and Moon have yet to be created. The first elves to awake are three pairs: Imin (“First”) and his wife Iminyë, Tata (“Second”) and Tatië, and Enel (“Third”) and Enelyë. Imin, Tata, and Enel and their wives join up and walk through the forests. They come across six, nine, and twelve pairs of elves, and each “patriarch” claims the pairs as his folk in order. The now sixty elves dwell by the rivers, and they invent poetry and music in Middle-earth (the continent). Journeying further, they come across a band of Elves watching the stars, which Tata claims as his. These are tall and dark-haired, the fathers of most of the Ñoldor. The ninety-six elves now invented many new words. Continuing their journey, they find twenty-four pairs of elves, singing without language, and Enel adds them to his people. These are the ancestors of most of the Lindar or “singers”, later called Teleri. They find no more Elves; Imin’s people, the smallest group, are the ancestors of the Vanyar. All in all they number 144. Because all elves had been found in groups of twelve, twelve becomes their base number and 144 their highest number (for a long time), and none of the later Elvish languages have a common name for a greater number.At first the elves sang with grace and merriment without speech but soon they developed a speech and spoke with words so their first name

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was Quendi (The Ones Who Speak With Voices). Later, the name Eldar was used only for those who were part of the Great Journey to Aman. The elves were content and dwelt long under the stars of the forest Cuiviénen. However, Melkor, the Dark Lord was aware of them and their location before the Valar, and during this time he sent evil spirits to spy on them and do harm to them and some of these early elves ran away from home in blind fear and were taken by Melkor or one of his agents. These elves were never seen again and were taken to Utumno and twisted and mutilated until they became the Orcs. So when they were discovered by the Vala Oromë during his travels throughout Middle-earth, some elves were afraid and hid but the faithful ones that stayed soon found out that he was nothing to fear and met with him. Oromë loved them and gave them the name Eldar Oromë spent some time with them and then returned to Valinor to tell Manwë of the finding of the Firstborn of Eru Ilúvatar. He then returned to live with elves for a time learning about them. It was after this that the Valar decided to protect the elves by ridding Middle-earth of Melkor and his evils. The Valar made war upon Melkor and set a guard on Cuiviénen. The elves knew nothing of the war save that the earth shook and thunderous lightening was seen in the north. After the removal of Melkor, Oromë returned with a summons of the Valar to Aman. Some elves were afraid as they felt the tumults of the Valar’s war on Melkor and relented. Knowing this, the elves chose ambassadors one from each kindred and they were Ingwë, Finwë, and Elwë and they went to Valinor as representatives of their people.

“this new iphone will be the best thing to come

of 2012 that’s for

must sure, we , look to the

future”

When the three returned, they spoke to their people of the beauty and bliss of what they had seen and urged them to travel to Valinor and abide there, thus began the Great Journey, also known as the Sundering of the Elves. All of the elves agreed save for the Avari who chose to remain in Middle-earth. Led by Oromë, the elven kindreds marched out of Cuiviénen but as they moved out of the forest area and saw the black clouds surrounding the north where Melkor had once lived, some grew afraid and turned back to Cuiviénen. The rest continued albeit slowly often stopping until Oromë returned but were curious by what they saw.The Vanyar and the Ñoldor, who were most eager to reach Valinor pressed on with the greatest speed and were the first to reach the coasts and to be taken to Valinor on an island that the Vala Ulmo guided across the Belegaer Great Sea.


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“Do not dwell in the PAST, do not of

dream the future.

A cyborg, cybernetic organism, a being with both biological and artificial (i.e. electronic, mechanical, or robotic) parts. See for example biomaterials and also bioelectronics. The term was coined in 1960 when Manfred Clynes and Nathan S. Kline used it in an article about to the advantages of self-regulating human-machine systems in outer space.D. S. Halacy’s Cyborg: Evolution of the Superman in 1965, an introduction which spoke of a “new frontier” that was “not more space, but more profoundly the relationship between ‘inner space’ to ‘outer space’ – a bridge between mind and matter.” The beginning of Cyborg creation began when HCI began. There is a clear distinction between the human and computerized technology in HCI, which differs from cyborgs in that cyborgs act out human functions. The term cyborg is often applied to an organism that has enhanced abilities due to technology, though this perhaps oversimplifies the necessity of feedback for regulating the subsystem. The more strict definition of Cyborg is almost always considered as increasing or enhancing normal capabilities. While cyborgs are commonly thought of as mammals, they might also conceivably be any kind of organism and the term Cybernetic. The term can also apply to micro-organisms which are modified to perform at higher levels than their unmodified counterparts.

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