Links In Brief(s) – Afternoon Dubloons.

Stuff which what we found interestin'.

Stuff which what we found interestin’.



There are calls for the arrest of Hilary Mantel after she wrote a book entitled The Assassination Of Margaret Thatcher (Guardian)

Steam is to get a massive overhaul (Kotaku)

Trigger happy cop shots man after asking to see his licence – (Gawker)

The Escape From NY remake might now become a trilogy…please God, no! (Sequels Prequels)


After the Scottish referendum it appears the UK economy is nothing more than a ticking timebomb (Scotsman)

46 amazing life hacks (Epic Dash)

Charlie Brooker details excatly why Apple products are shit. (Guardian)

Fear & Loathing In Las vegas tribute t-shirt ‘Swedish Fireball Motorcycle Co.’ (Stealthy Giant)

Security guard in Uganda tries Oculus Rift glasses for the very first time.

Connery Told Apple To F@ck Off Back In 98′.

There are conflicting reports bouncing around the Internet over the validity of the above letter which was allegedly penned by Sir Sean of Connery to Apple man Steve Jobs.

Story goes Sean, after being continually pestered by Jobs and Apple to appear in promotional adverts for their brand, got so frustrated with consistently turning their offer down he composed a direct letter so that no further ambiguity would exist over the matter.

We are all praying that this is indeed the genuine article.