The Easiest iPhone Pre Order Ever

My obsession is a really problem, it causes me to wake up at strange times of the morning and spend lots of money. No it’s not a drug addiction — like many people with an addiction to Apple products I woke up and pre ordered the new phone on Saturday, but it was surprisingly pain free and easy.
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My Life Beholden To Three Coloured Circles

I would consider myself a pretty athletic guy, I have done various martial arts during my life — as well as completing marathons and exercise regularly. I at least thought I was doing the best for my health and my body, until the Apple watch came along that is. Since strapping the watch to my wrist I have had my eyes opened to a new world of activity and all because of...
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Google Wants The Entire History Of You

Google Wants The Entire History Of You The only hope for humanity is that Google retain its “don’t be evil” unofficial mantra. If they ever slip, manage to appoint a tyrannical CEO or frankly just change their model we are all in for it! Google spends it’s days indexing the world and the web, both for current and future purposes — but it now wants to back up your entire life.
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An Apple Streaming Service Was Unavoidable

For millions and millions of mobile users iTunes is inseparable from music. Since the birth of the iPod Apple’s platform supplies anything they wish to listen to — all be it 99p per track at a time. Unfortunately for Apple much as the 8 track, the cassette tape and the CD before it; the digital download began to die.
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Health, Technology And Google

When asked on our recent Q and A podcast about improvements in technology that are missing despite the vast improvements, I highlighted health and disability. Admittedly rather rashly, I highlighted that some things in technology really don’t matter, and research can be better diverted into helping people improve their standard of life.
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I Like This Apple Watch More Than I Thought

Since journeying back to using my iPhone more than anything else (for reasons see Nitroz blog post) I have been stuck in term of wearables. My Moto 360 or G Watch R have been invaluable to me in daily life, allowing me to filter emails from work or just spend less time checking my phone. The pebble is great and all but it just doesn’t cut it when compared to...
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Dead Drops File Sharing As Art

Four years ago Aram Bartholl cemented a USB drive into a brick wall. He wasn’t plotting to overthrow the government or hiding some nefarious files that would land him in jail — it was art. A public art project titled “Dead Drops”, designed to “create an anonymous, offline file-sharing network in public spaces” — but pretty much just to see what would happen.
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LG G Watch R Review

Round is cool. That’s just a fact — wheels, money, Oreos… they’re all brilliant. We’ve only seen two attempts at round Android Wear watches, and just one if you count the flat tyre of the Moto 360. Why there isn’t more, only manufacturers know. Most have adopted the safe haven of a square. So here we are, left with the LG G Watch R.
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Sony Smartwatch 3 Review

The Best Android Wear Watch At The Moment

It feels much longer, but it’s been less than 6 months since Android Wear hit the market. They have stealthily crept into use without much fuss, despite revolutionising the wearables market. Reducing the time spent interacting with your phone, but still mining all of that lovely data for Google. The launch devices were pretty average, the Moto 360 wasn’t for everyone despite its anticipation. So now its time to see,...
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Snowden Information Highlights GCHQ Spying

It almost comes as no surprise when new levels of spying are uncovered in the ‘post Snowden era.’ Government agencies are one thing, but surprise is the least valid emotion when information gives light to the involvement of big business. The information we have now may only be showing the tip of the iceberg, however Cable and Wireless involvements seems to be the level of sinking the Titanic on its...
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