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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...

iPhone 4G Coming on 7th June

The press release below just came out of Apple HQ and judging from the annual cycle of product releases that has developed over recent years this is where we’ll see the new iPhone, a prototype of which was dropped in a bar in California...

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!

Best Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Images and Videos

Fortunately I’ve not had to fly anywhere in the last few weeks so have been pretty much unaffected by the air travel chaos that stemmed from volcanic eruptions in Iceland (apart from rescheduling my MySpace Live Video Webchat with Adam Lambert which happened yesterday...

Pink Floyd’s ‘Money’ – The 8-Bit Version

Part of a project in which the entire Pink Floyd album ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ was rendered with a standard North American NES (Nintendo Entertainment System - the Japanese gaming giant’s first major home video games console). Particularly like the Mario coin-collecting sound...

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?

Want this Camera

Imagine the photos you’d get if you went around the city pointing and shooting this at people!

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...

Thought Shower: Is the web a democracy or a meritocracy?

After a pub conversation the other night where various parties were espousing their views on the web and its democratic nature I argued that the web isn’t democratic at all, that in fact it’s meritocratic. This seemed to hold up for about a minute...

All About Chatroulette

Heard of Chatroulette? If not, you undoubtedly will very soon. It’s the first big internet craze to come to prominence in 2010 and it’s a surprising one.To the girl in this screengrab - I’m sure you’ll never read this, but sorry for...