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Tech Disappointments of 2010

OK, so here we are, well into 2010. A well-used date in the science fiction of the mid twentieth century, by which time we would be zipping between space ports, taking one-second ion showers in the morning and generally looking pretty sodding slick. It...

42 Branded Podcasts to Inspire Your Content Marketing

Brands have been creating podcasts for years now, though the latest boom in interest for the audio format is seeing a new wave of companies producing their own podcasts. It can be one of the most effective forms of content marketing. Your voice in people's...

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 looks like they’re massively...

8 Things I Realised After Owning the Apple Watch

The Watch is essentially an iPhone accessoryWhilst 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...

LG Optimus 3D and Pad: Hands On

Having had a thorough play with LG’s Optimus 3D - the first smartphone to shoot in 3D and with 3D screen - as well as their tablet the Optimus Pad which shoots in 3D I’m definitely feeling a little more agnostic about my technology...

Public Twitter Booths Installed In Russia

On the off-chance that you 1. feel the irresistible urge to tweet 2. reach into your pocket to find your phone is dead and 3. happen to be walking past one of these public Twitter booths recently installed in Russia’s tech hub Skolkova, all at the same time, then...

Moleskine Bring Class To Your iPad & iPhone

If, like me, you have an iPad with the standard Apple cover, the one that looks scrappy within a week of owning it, then you’re always on the lookout for something better. It’s still the best option though in a market flooded with pointless...

Twitter: The Future Is Here

Twitter’s New User Stream API In Action The new API soon to be implemented by Twitter provides complete real-time updating of streams, whether that be your mentions, DMs, searches or timeline of those you follow. Check out the video above to see it running on...

What Self-Driving Cars Will Learn from Online Poker

When millions of autonomous, algorithmic bots on wheels hit the roads how will they judge each other, and predict our next move?

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?