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Is Amazon going to release a Free Smartphone?

Is Amazon going to release a Free Smartphone?

Tristan Kitchin September 9, 2013 0

Over the course of the past year the rumour that Amazon has been working on a new smartphone has kept resurfacing. Now, according to a new report, it looks like when Amazon does finally

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Spooks & The Press: Journalism’s Future

Spooks & The Press: Journalism’s Future

Backbencher August 29, 2013 1

Information tug of wars between the Guardian and GCHQ: What is the future for Investigative Journalism? The detainment of David Miranda, partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, under schedule 7 of the 2000 Terrorism

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Google Claims it is Exempt from UK Privacy Laws

Google Claims it is Exempt from UK Privacy Laws

Tristan Kitchin August 19, 2013 0

Google has found itself at the centre of a landmark case that may set a precedent on how US Internet companies view and are affected by UK privacy laws. A group of Brits are

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A Necessary Evil – Why Google and Microsoft Make Hardware

A Necessary Evil – Why Google and Microsoft Make Hardware

Eric D. Fescenmeyer August 8, 2013 0

With the fanfare revolving around the launch of Motorola’s new Droid X and its siblings, it reminds me of the questioning why Google bought Motorola in the first place. The prevailing wisdom was that

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Samsung to release Android Flip-Phone

Samsung to release Android Flip-Phone

Tristan Kitchin August 5, 2013 0

Images have surfaced online a new Android flip-phone from Samsung. With the rise of smartphones, the flip-phone form factor has taken a back seat; the design has mostly been used for small budget phones,

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Google’s Chromecast – Worth the Hype?

Google’s Chromecast – Worth the Hype?

Eric D. Fescenmeyer August 2, 2013 1

Eric D. Fescenmeyer is not convinced by Google’s latest hardware offering…  So after a number of not so great shots at the TV market, Google launches Chromecast. Some say they’ve cracked the code and

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How Google Will Take Over your Living Room with its 2″ Dongle

How Google Will Take Over your Living Room with its 2″ Dongle

Tristan Kitchin July 29, 2013 1

At an event in San Francisco last Wednesday 24 July, Google announced a number of new products which saw immediate release. The new Nexus 7 tablet hogged most of the limelight, with its high

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The Battle for the Cloud: A Win for the Consumer

The Battle for the Cloud: A Win for the Consumer

Eric D. Fescenmeyer July 19, 2013 0

Speculation about how smart watches, wearable computers and tablets are going to change how we go about doing things is all the rage – even I blather about it. After reading an article about

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How to Overthrow a Multinational Corporation with your Smartphone

How to Overthrow a Multinational Corporation with your Smartphone

Alex MacDonald July 18, 2013 1

The time of the fortified multinational may well be coming to an end, but not through government enforcement or international law being implemented, but via technological advances. Google, Koch Brothers, and many more need

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The App Store Five Years On

The App Store Five Years On

Tristan Kitchin July 10, 2013 0

It has been five long years since Steve Jobs first unveiled the App Store, during which time it has become the world’s largest digital distribution platform. Launched alongside the iPhone 3G back in 2008,

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