Limit your email messages to 5 sentences

A great idea if you can live with it! is

"a personal policy that all email responses regardless of recipient or subject will be five sentences or less. It's that simple."

Simply add a link to the website at the end of your emails to explain to others that you've adopted this policy!

See Lifehacker for more info.

Britain 'failing' net speed tests

At last they've noticed! why the number lies...

The BBC report on research which has found "there is a huge gap between advertised broadband speeds and the actual speeds users can achieve" (read the full story here)

Find out your connection speed at - mine is currently 6033Kbs download and 378Kbs upload, which is probably the best I've ever seen it (even though I have a 8 meg connection and only live 500m from the exchange!)