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    Alfa Genus V2 Headphones Review

    Last week I received Rock Jaw Audio’s latest in-ear headphones, the Alfa Genus V2. The follow-up to their Alfa Genus (which I never tried), they sport improved aluminium casing in place of wood, and the cable is now tangle-free thick rubber, in place of...

    The Podcast Renaissance Continues: What You Should Be Listening To

    It looked for a while that podcasting was on its way out along with the now-discontinued iPod it was named after, but thanks to factors such as Serial, the phenomenally popular podcast which follows Sarah Koenig’s re-examination of a Baltimore murder trial, and the fact that more people are streaming...

    Wi-Fi Calling on EE – My Latest Tech Video

    My latest video for EE looks at wifi calling, a pretty cool feature allowing you to make calls on your phone wherever you have a wifi signal. Handy for places with bad signal or on the subway etc.

    8 Things I Realised After Owning the Apple Watch

    The Watch is essentially an iPhone accessory Whilst you’re made aware that you should only buy this product if you’re an iPhone owner, when you start using it you find that it is essentially a Bluetooth accessory, albeit a very fancy and clever one. It...

    Strap In: Smartwatch and Virtual Reality Wars About To Kick Off, Will Either Succeed?

    As this year’s Mobile World Congress draws to a close, the big takeaways from Barcelona’s annual tech-fest are: smartphones have all gotten a little better, again smartwatches are landing in a big way this summer VR is going to be mainstream by Spring 2016 Whilst...

    Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit Hands-On

    I’ve been at Mobile World Congress 2014 with Samsung, where all the latest technology and mobile innovations are announced. I was lucky enough to be one of the first people to play with the Galaxy S5 smartphone, the Gear 2 smart watch and Gear...

    Curiosity on Mars: First Colour Panorama

    Ever wondered what you’d see upon opening the curtains on your first morning on Mars? This is the first full-colour panorama from NASA'a Curiosity rover showing the view from the edge of the Gale Crater, looking towards Mount Sharp on the horizon which is...

    Best – and Creepiest – Siri Responses on My New iPhone 4S

    Here are the 12 best responses I’ve received from my new iPhone 4S today. I’ll upload more as they come but the first few will be hard to beat in the creepiness stakes. Just to note that when you ask #2 about anyone else it...

    Twitter Unveil Native Photo-Sharing Feature

    Twitter will soon be adding the ability to add a photo to a tweet without having to use third-party services such as popular options TwitPic and yfrog. They’ve partnered with former Myspace favourite Photobucket to offer the service which will launch in the next few...

    Mobile World Congress 2011: 5 Things We Learnt About The Future

    Now that the dust has settled and everyone has returned to Asia and Scandinavia with their red lanyards no doubt still swinging round their necks it’s a good time to look back, take stock and reflect on the big takeaways from Mobile World Congress...