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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...

Lady Gaga: Spot The Placed Products

I’m seeing Diet Coke, Chanel, RayBan, Virgin Mobile, Kraft Miracle Whip, Wonder bread, Dodge cars, plentyoffish.com… er… any more?

My Two Conclusions on Apple’s iPad

1. Its success will rely on the apps that developers make for it. They’ve been given the SDK so many are hard at work to have apps out for the March launch. If the iPhone’s history is anything to go by there will be some...

Mobile World Congress 2011 So Far

I’m here at Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona, Spain for the mobile communications industry’s big annual bash. It’s a time for phone manufacturers, app developers, accessories makers and anyone else who gains in any way from people using mobile phones and computers to...

Snapchat Appeals To Kids For The Same Reasons Myspace Did. But Can It Escape The Same Fate?

Can Snapchat scale, growing ad revenue whilst keeping their users happy?

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 XboxI first played Nail’d, a...

Mobile World Congress: Top Things To Get Excited About

This Monday, 14th February, will see 50,000 people descend on Fira de Barcelona in the centre of the Catalonian capital to gather at Mobile World Congress, the biggest date in the mobile communications industry’s calendar. It is typically where the big players like LG,...

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...

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)....