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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...

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 Nail’d, a Motorstorm-like dirt-racer...

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, againsmartwatches are landing in a big way this summer VR is going to be mainstream by Spring 2016 Whilst the likes of...

Microsoft Launch ‘PC vs Mac’ Site

Autumn is just round the corner and schoolkids, university and college students everywhere are dreading having to detach themselves from the comfortable life of luxury that is the summer break. Quite a few of them are also carefully weaving arguments supporting the vital need...

First Live HD Video of Earth To Become ‘Live Google Earth’?

According to this dramatic trailer by Canadian company UrtheCast, two HD cameras will be installed on ISS (International Space Station) and be streaming back to Earth in real-time by 2012, giving the rest of us non-astronaut folk the ‘life-changing experience’ of seeing our planet...

New Xbox 360 S: [REVIEW]

So, after over five years the market leader (in serious gaming at least) gets it’s first major overhaul. New look and new good stuff under the hood. I got my Xbox 360 S this week and immediately sat it next to my PS3 (original model)....

I Took a Month Off Social Media: 7 Things I Found Out

Today I’ve started using social media again after a month-long hiatus. It wasn’t a January detox thing, more just that I got busy writing a book, realised I’d been absent from Twitter, Instagram et al for a while and decided to round it up...

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...

Rare Photo of The Beatles In 1957

all-thats-interesting: The Beatles in 1957. George Harrison is 14, John Lennon is 16, and Paul McCartney is 15.