Fancy £12,500 and a laptop?

All you have to do is hack Google Chrome. The company has offered up this large sum of cash along with a laptop ahead of the fifth annual Pwn2Own hacking competition next month. It seems the award Google is offering is the largest ever offered in this challange.

Microsoft, Mozilla and Apple have each offered $15,000 to the first person who can crack their browsers’ security.

canvas tarps

To be honest, I’ve never purchased canvas tarps. Mainly because I don’t really have use for them. I do however use plastic and heavy duty covers. Depending on shop, you can also purchase a heavy duty canvas tarp. In general, canvas tarps can be extremely useful if you’re an avid outdoor person. Covering up fitness equipment, produce or any other stuff you have lying around in your garden is a wise choice. In any way, I’d always go for the heavy duty tarps as they are more versatile in use. Just check out, they have a wide range of different tarps for virtually any purpose.

I was quite surprised to see even flame retardant tarps for sale! They are made of 100% cotton single filled duck fabric and reinforced corners and grommets. You may not have a huge lorry load of produce to cover up but these canvas tarps can come in handy.

Google Street View is entering the world of art

Street View is arguably one of the best Google services. Now it lets you enter the world’s finest museums. It’s all just a click away.

The online search giant even claims its Art Project tours are better than the real thing, with one exhibit in each location available in a high-resolution image that goes beyond ‘what is possible with the naked eye’.

Recycle your mobile phone

I used to be one of those people that traded in mobile phones after several months. Swapping your old model for a new one is something some people live for. Granted, to upgrade your iPhone for instance may be a good idea. After all, who doesn’t want to stay up to date with technological advances? I for one am looking to buy a new phone this year. I too have an older one that I will want to get rid of soon. If you, like myself, are fed up with selling phones online, another great alternative is mobile recycling. Let’s face it, you want as much cash for mobile phones as you can possibly get. If you sell your item on ebay for instance, ebay takes a big cut straight away. Then you may have to deal with non-payers ect… For lots of people, recycling a mobile phone with a company like CFM is the best solution. Everything you do is online, you get your cash for mobiles once your item has arrived in the condition you described, and the best thing is you can get a lot more than you would if you were to sell it.

I have actually recycled 2 mobile phones with companies like CFM before and must say I was very happy. No hassle whatsoever. Got my money really swiftly and even got more than I would’ve had I used ebay.

Another great thing about recycling your mobile phone, even if you think it wouldn’t be worth selling and just bin it, is the environmental part. You don’t need to throw away a perfectly good phone, just check out the link to CFM and see how much you can get. It may not be worth selling but it sure as hell is worth recycling!