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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...

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.

Latest EE Video: LG G5

A look at LG's new phone, which pairs with accessories to bring high-end features. For Tech Radar and EE.

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!

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...

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,...

The internet is full of rubbish…?

In a charity shop recently I overheard a conversation involving a scruffy internet-phobic man in his fifties, whose ambivelence towards modernity clearly extended to hot water and shower gel. He said that trying to wade through the abyss of crap on the internet was...

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...

Avoiding Unexpected Data Roaming Charges Abroad

We’ve read the horror stories about people returning home from their dream holiday to find they’ve spent thousands on data. It’s remarkably easy to incur these charges, depending on your provider. Some UK networks (such as EE) won’t let you use the internet at...

Vodafone’s Twitter Account Hijacked With Obscenity

‘About an hour ago’ Vodafone UK’s corporate Twitter account sent out the message “@VodafoneUK: is fed up of dirty homo’s and is going after beaver”. They deleted the tweet shortly afterwards and have spent the last hour sending out a constant stream of apologies insisting...