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Summer 2013: Top Tech Gadgets

Summer 2013: Top Tech Gadgets

Backbencher July 15, 2013 0

By Ola Hoffmann. With summer already here, everyone is gearing up for summer festivals, holidays, escapades and adventures. How can you take the advantage of your brand new smartphone? Here are some ideas for

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The Demise of the Desktop Computer

The Demise of the Desktop Computer

Backbencher July 12, 2013 0

By Jason Slater. Desktop PC sales continue to slump according to research by both Gartner and IDC; this year sales of the once popular format for computing have fallen by over 10% even though,

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Attack of the [Tablet] clones

Attack of the [Tablet] clones

Eric D. Fescenmeyer July 11, 2013 0

I’m on the hunt for a new tablet. While my indecision on whether to buy the large Kindle e-reader or a similarly large Android tablet is a discussion for the more masochistic to ask

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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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The Sun Finally Sets On AltaVista

The Sun Finally Sets On AltaVista

Backbencher July 5, 2013 0

By Jason Slater. Google undoubtedly rules the world of search and has become so ingrained in our minds that the word Google actually has actually become a verb to describe the act of searching

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Google’s Elusive Last Screen

Google’s Elusive Last Screen

Eric D. Fescenmeyer July 3, 2013 0

Google has been trying to get on our TVs for some time now. They’ve already had a few attempts, as have a number of their Android partners. They’ve put rather slow, basic hardware in

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BlackBerry Revival Stopped in its Tracks

BlackBerry Revival Stopped in its Tracks

Tristan Kitchin July 2, 2013 0

The future for BlackBerry looks dim indeed. This year was meant to signal the company’s revival, but it has been anything but. We have witnessed the company renamed, a new CEO, a new operating

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Huawei, Security Risk or Game-Changing Innovator?

Huawei, Security Risk or Game-Changing Innovator?

Backbencher June 28, 2013 0

By Jason Slater. Think of a smartphone and it probably won’t be the Ascend or Vision. Think of a tablet and it probably won’t be the MediaPad. Think about mobile Wi-Fi and it probably

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Windows RT: Where do we go from Here?

Windows RT: Where do we go from Here?

Eric D. Fescenmeyer June 27, 2013 0

When it first came out, it seemed like a sort of stop-gap. Sure there was excitement and for the most part. It didn’t disappoint due to the giant step forward of the Metro user

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Sony Unveils ‘Smartwatch 2’

Sony Unveils ‘Smartwatch 2’

Tristan Kitchin June 25, 2013 0

This morning Sony unveiled a number of new additions to its product range. Along with a new ‘phablet’, the Xperia Z Ultra, which, with its 6.7 inch screen, Sony claims to be the world’s

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