Category Archives: Technology

Wear (some of) the solar system on your wrist…

If you’ve ever fancied yourself as a wizard, then you’re going to love this new timepiece by Van Cleef & Arpels. Their latest creation includes no less than five planets, which rotate at precisely the same speed as their rather … Continue reading

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Forget Portal 3 – say hello to ‘forced perspective’

Since its release in 2007, Portal has baffled and intrigued millions. Despite initially being marketed as an add-on to Valve’s The Orange Box, the game went on to sell over 4 million copies and inspired a stand-alone sequel starring Stephen … Continue reading

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Twitter has decided to bring its original home under the same design umbrella currently adopted by both their iOS and Android apps. Casting aside the infamous top black bar, the new looks much like the mobile iterations, favouring a … Continue reading

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Google sells out of Nexus 4 in 30 minutes

As with the Nexus 7 tablet, Google shocked the UK tech world when it announced the pricing structure of it’s new flagship handset. Departing from Samsung for the latest iteration of the Nexus, Google and LG has priced their new … Continue reading

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Wii U unboxed by Nintendo President, Mr. Iwata

The unboxing video. A staple of tech blogs, from the humble bedroom blogger right through to professional outfits such as Engadget. A¬†phenomenon¬†older than YouTube, various brands have leaped on the possibilites this trend presents. Samsung, for example, famously asked some … Continue reading

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Apple release the iPad Mini

Steve Jobs may well be turning in his grave at the news that Apple has launched it’s first iPad Mini. Despite their visionary ex-CEO stating that 7-inch tablets would be ‘dead-on-arrival’ when they came to market, the Apple guided by … Continue reading

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Angry Birds takes on Star Wars

In a somewhat predictable move by mobile gaming gurus Rovio, a Star Wars themed Angry Birds game is planned for November this year. In a press statement from Rovio CMO, the new game will combine elements of the original game … Continue reading

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Rain Room by Random International

Two self-proclaimed artists going under the pseudonym Random International are the latest addition to the Barbican. As journalist Olivier Wainwright demonstrates here, there is some remarkable technology behind the piece. Despite looking like a ill-maintained Kew Garden installation at first … Continue reading

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Time in Words by Qlocktwo

In a similar ilk to the Positive/Negative watch designed by Frank Gehry for Fossil a few years ago, German company Biegart & Funk has released the Qlocktwo. Due to be released for sale in late Autumn, the watch was announced … Continue reading

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Radiohead reinvented in 8-Bit format

A relatively unknown YouTube user has uploaded two entire Radiohead albums in 8-bit format. Not entirely sure if it’s listenable or not, but you have to applaud the effort involved. Listen to Kid A above or hit continue to check … Continue reading

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