The Blog

OK so it had to happen. You start a website, you open yourself to the world of the critic and eventually you write some uninteresting twaddle that you expect everyone else to read. Well, here’s my twaddle to add to the Twaddle Ocean that is the internet. I might not always be as accurate as you would like, but I try. I hope you enjoy it.

My Geocaching Summer


So this summer I thought I’d try something new to do with the family. Whilst pondering what this was The National Trust put out their 50 things to do before you’re 11 […]

Posted by on Saturday, 30 August 2014

Facebook performs research, internet complains…


So Facebook has been getting quite a bit of heat this week for some experiments they conducted back in January 2012 on users of Facebook. For those of you who have been […]

Posted by on Thursday, 03 July 2014

The Knife and The Plate


‘When The Knife touches The Plate…only the meat is cut’ – Chinese Proverb I don’t care for discussions on the fairness of business. Business isn’t fair. Never has been and never will […]

Posted by on Sunday, 11 May 2014

Gadget Show Live 2014


I’ve been a regular Gadget Show Live attendee for the last few years and this year was no exception. As you probably already know Gadget Show Live is the UK’s version of […]

Posted by on Sunday, 13 April 2014

The Macworld/iWorld Shuffle


OK, so here’s how its going to work for the tour of The Macworld/iWorld Show Floor today. The show floor is underground so we need to gather interviews from Vendors throughout the […]

Posted by on Thursday, 27 March 2014

The iPad Pro

    The last time we did this, it has to be said, we were pretty close. This time we are two months sooner than we were last time and whilst there […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

A Passion for Perfection


  There are no bad images, if anyone says they “like it”. The adoration of photography is what makes it such a great medium. The personal response to a moment captured by […]

Posted by on Monday, 04 November 2013

The Tesco HUDL Tablet & Specs


So the rumours were true. Tesco has a tablet coming and its directly aimed at throwing down the gauntlet to The Amazon Kindle Fire. The specs are below and fairly simple but […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Designing a Smarter Smart Watch


Who could ever forget the 80’s? It was the decade where innovations came about and gave us a glimpse of the 21st century. With the launch of the first desktop PC, the […]

Posted by on Friday, 31 May 2013

Augmented Reality?


Sooner than you can say ‘heads-up display’ we’ll all be meandering around pointing our mobile devices at the world and immediately knowing that the shop to your left is offering 50% discount […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 02 April 2013

Is That A New Watch?


So now several of the bigger names in the tech industry have openly stated that they are working on smartwatches, and have been doing so for some time. Meanwhile the Apple rumor […]

Posted by on Monday, 25 March 2013

It’s So Boring

Worlds Apart 006

One could argue that the computers, tablets and smartphones a lot of us have and use on a daily basis are quite sophisticated little machines. Their basic design has been a slow […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Brave New One Click Gaming Future


Listen to the analysts and people who are supposed to be in the know for any amount of time, and you’ll nearly drown in the doomsday speculation and writing on the fictional […]

Posted by on Thursday, 07 February 2013

Pay For Friends And Hits

Usual Suspects

If you have spent a little bit of time online, I’m sure you have seen ads promising you more hits on your website, more followers on twitter and more friends on Facebook. […]

Posted by on Wednesday, 06 February 2013

Security For The Masses


People just don’t “get” computers in general, as much as we like to believe that they do. I have witnessed people of all ages and darn near all walks of life fail […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 05 February 2013

3D-Printed Future


It has been nearly an underground movement building up over several years, mostly on the happy enthusiast level, but several commercial projects have been launched as well. For some it sounds like […]

Posted by on Thursday, 24 January 2013

3rd Coin from The Swimming Pool


I love the stars and the universe and the moon and the planets…and the list goes on. How knowledgable am I about them, well, thats a different story? I’m a distinct amateur, […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Change For the Sake Of Change


Regular people don’t talk about it anywhere near as often as one might be led to believe when you read the tech press, but pundits and tech journalists love to share their […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Lock Me In, My Vendor!


There is often talk about the somewhat interesting notion that you can be locked to a certain vendor, and apparently unable to move away from said company. This vendor lock-in is used […]

Posted by on Friday, 18 January 2013

CES Me Not


If you have an interest in technology, particularly in the consumer space, I’m sure you haven’t missed the coverage from the annual CES in Las Vegas this past week. It’s where the […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 15 January 2013