November 2011

Wanted, Your Autumn Recipes

Submit your favourite autumn recipes for a chance to win a £25 voucher from americanfizz.co.uk!

Each recipe submitted will count as one entry. If your recipes include an image of the dish, it will count as a double entry, up to a limit of ten entries in total. You could submit ten recipes without an image or 5 recipes with an image for ten chances to win.

Scottish Speech Recognition a Wee Problem for Siri, Really

The Apple iPhone 4S launched in October 2011 with its voice recognition innovation feature Siri. Siri allows users to operate the device with voice commands to create text messages, emails, notes, reminders, searches and make calls. Siri was designed to understand normal speech, but Scottish users have found Siri is struggling to understand the Scottish accent.

PBS UK Launched on Sky and Virgin Media

On the first of November, the award-winning American public television broadcaster, PBS, began airing in Britain with its new tv channel, PBS UK. In the USA, PBS is watched by 233 million Americans a year.

AmericanFizz

Online shop for American Groceries, drinks, soda, candy and more. Features a wide range of Mountain Dew varieties including Livewire and Code Red. Check out the 2 for 1 corner in American Soda.

Alternative London Tubemap

An alternative geographic map of the London Underground system with journey times, walking links, tips and more. Tube map downloads, and recently released an iPhone app.

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