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Weird Wide Web: Brewing beer with your phone, print yourself and 4G in Ireland

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

WELCOME TO THE WEIRD Wide Web – where we take a look at the week’s best offerings in tech and social media news.

Brewing beer with your phone

Craft beers are taking the world by storm now and everyone seems to be having a go of it. But brewing a decent beer is not that easy. These smarties in Belfast have designed a ‘Brewbot’ that links to your smartphone, telling you what to do, step by step, so that even an idiot like you can’t mess up the ingredient mix.


4G announcement of the week

In case you missed it, Eircom has rolled out its 4G service, with Vodafone saying it plans to follow suit. How far we’ve come…


(Image: Photocall Ireland)

Google tour of the week

We know how much you love these. You’ve climbed the Eiffel Tower, you’ve been on a luxary jet and now Google Maps is letting you loose inside CERN.


It really is very impressive, and you can even take a stroll along the infamous Large-Hadron Collider tunnel:


3D version of yourself of the week

Ever wanted to have a true-to-life miniature version of yourself? This company in Germany prints incredibly accurate 3D versions of real people, available in different sizes. For some reason this reminds us of The Indian in the Cupboard.

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