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6th July 2010 iPhone 4: One Week Later [REVIEW]

After queuing last week at UK mobile phone carrier O2’s store on London’s Oxford Street for over 2 hours, I actually came away feeling a bit silly. As I weaved between the tourists, pigeons and ‘Golf Sale’ guys clutching my...

16th June 2010 E3 Day 2 Photos

This morning saw me actually get out and play some games!! I combed the South Hall which is dominated by Xbox, Ubisoft, Konami and MTV/Harmonix making a total n0000000b of myself pretty much everywhere I went. Nail’d on Xbox I first played...

15th June 2010 Xbox Kinect Hands-On Event & Chat With Kudo Tsunoda

 Last night (Monday 14th June) we went to a rooftop party courtesy of Xbox and their campaign around the release of Kinect, a peripheral for the console which allows you to control games with just your body. Cue flailing around...

30th May 2010 Why I Quit Foursquare and Gowalla (And You Will Too)

I recently had a look over my profiles on Foursquare and Gowalla (the latter always being my favourite on aesthetic grounds) and seeing my patterns of behaviour spelt out in check-ins made me feel a bit uneasy.  Even though I...

10th May 2010 Is Apple’s UK iPad Pricing Taking The P***?

As Apple say on their site ‘an unbelievable price’. 'Unbelievably frigging steep’ was my first thought on seeing what the much hyped iPads will be sold for in the UK from 28th May (pre-orders are now open)… At first blush it...

9th May 2010 My Week Offline

I’m back online after a whole week off work and without any tweets, blog posts, photo uploads or much action between me and the internet at all. If you’re curious to know what it’s like to live without Facebook, Twitter, iPlayer,...

28th April 2010 iPhone 4G Coming on 7th June

The press release below just came out of Apple HQ and judging from the annual cycle of product releases that has developed over recent years this is where we’ll see the new iPhone, a prototype of which was dropped in...

27th April 2010 How To Add Facebook ‘Like’ Button To Your Blog or Tumblr – UPDATED

Updated in May 2012 There doesn't seem to be a simple step-by-step guide on the web so I’m writing this, particularly for Tumblr users but it will apply to other platforms too… STEP 1: Copy this code: <meta property="og:title" content="{block:PostTitle}{PostTitle}{/block:PostTitle}"/> <meta property="og:site_name" content="{Title}"/> <meta property="og:image" content="{PortraitURL-128}"/> STEP 2: Go...

25th April 2010 My Interview In Front Magazine

The guys at Front Magazine - myspace.com/frontmag - asked me a few questions and it’s in the mag which is out on news stands now!...

24th April 2010 Best Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Images and Videos

Fortunately I’ve not had to fly anywhere in the last few weeks so have been pretty much unaffected by the air travel chaos that stemmed from volcanic eruptions in Iceland (apart from rescheduling my MySpace Live Video Webchat with Adam...

2nd April 2010 Pink Floyd’s ‘Money’ – The 8-Bit Version

Part of a project in which the entire Pink Floyd album ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ was rendered with a standard North American NES (Nintendo Entertainment System - the Japanese gaming giant’s first major home video games console). Particularly like...