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I'm a 50 year old PLC programmer from Burnley, UK. I severed my time as an electrician in the baking industry and soon got involved with the up and coming technology of PLC's. Initially this was all based in the Uk but as the years went by I have gradually worked my way around the globe. At first it was mainly Mitsubishi with a bit of Modicon thrown in but these days the industry leaders seem to be the Allen Bradley range of PLC and HMI’s.

Every secure messaging app needs a self-destruct button

Signal, left, lets you get on with it. You’ll need to enter your number in WhatsApp (right) and Telegram.n Obviously it’s also important that these apps don’t let users accidentally and irreversibly delete their account. But perhaps there’s a middle road whereby you can temporarily lock it for a preset ...

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iOS 12.3.2 is out with a very specific fix

Apple Arcade: Is this game subscription service ready for prime time? Jason Cipriani and Jason Perlow join Karen Roby to debate the prospects for Apple’s new gaming service. Will users suffer subscription fatigue or will casual gamers eat up another service? Read more: https://zd.net/2UMIpNd Apple has released iOS 12.3.2, but ...

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Nintendo exec on E3, streaming and game delays

This year’s E3 was a bit of a mixed bag. Sony was completely absent, Microsoft was looking toward the future and Nintendo, as ever, was all about the games. The show came at an odd time in Nintendo’s release cycle. The company recently spilled all the details about soon-to-be-released titles ...

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ThinkGeek.com to close, replaced as a section of GameStop

Sad news for anyone who loves geeky goods and top-notch April Fools’ jokes: ThinkGeek.com, the 20-year-old online retailer known for selling more geek-centric gadgets and peripherals than you could fit in a TARDIS, is going away. According to an FAQ sitting at the top of its site, ThinkGeek isn’t “shutting ...

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