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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sony Smartwatch 3 Review

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...

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...