15GB is truly a monster amount of mobile data

What would you do with 15GB of mobile data? I mean it’s a ludicrous amount but considering I’m spending £15 on my phone a month (and with my new phone arriving soon), I thought I might as well upgrade to 15GB which has left me with the dilemma of how on earth do I use all of this?  The first …

At last a robot I actually like

So Asus have created a robot that costs no more than a smartphone. What does it do Unfortunately Asus have not created J.A.R.V.I.S, what they have created is effectively a rolling personal computer. It has a camera with facial recognition that’s capable of making video calls, so you can Skype your transatlantic cousins whilst cooking dinner. It can also monitor …

Flash

Is Flash Really Dead?

Ask any computer science teacher in the country and they’ll tell you one simple thing. “Flash is dead.” The curriculum leader at my Secondary School, which was also my sixth form college, was particularly adamant on this issue. He would actually regularly exercise his view about flash being dead nearly every lesson when I was in year 12. The rest …

Minuum

Minuum – Minimalistic Keyboard

For those who don’t know, minuum is a minimalistic keyboard that is available for IOS and Android devices. Despite its glowing reviews on its download page on the Google play store, I personally think that the app is over-rated and vastly inferior to that of the Xperia international keyboard that my phone came installed with. Features Of Minuum Minuum has …

folding@home

Help cure cancer while you sleep with folding@home

So I was browsing through drippler on my android device as I do pretty much every night and I came across an app from Sony for their Xperia KitKat Android devices known as ‘folding@home’. This app is part of the folding@home project created by Stanford university to uncover mysteries of protein folding to help fight diseases including Alzheimer’s disease, cystic …

NFC

All You Need To Know About NFC

So you’ve bought a new phone and you’ve seen that one of the features that you’ve is NFC. You’ve probably had a quick glance at the instruction manual (or not) and found absolutely nothing about it. Well fear not, here’s all the information you need on NFC. What Is NFC NFC stands for Near field communication and is a type …

PPLCONNECT

PPLConnect – Join The Continuity Club

Some of us (if not all of us) like to check our phones regularly when we’re working on our computers, playing games on them or just generally browsing the internet. The fact of the matter is that because you are constantly switching devices, you’re actually decreasing your productivity. What PPLConnect aims to do is to boost your productivity by allowing you …

Smart TV

So called ‘Smart TVs’

So on Saturday the 22nd of November, after getting up at the stupidly late time of 11:00AM, my father decided that it would be a great idea to go to Curry’s & PCWorld to have a look at a special type of television known as a smart television. He’s been going on about getting one for the past month pretty …

The Days The Internet Stood Still

On Friday the 26th Of September, I awoke from my slumber at 09:15, because that’s what you do on inset days, you catch up on sleep that you’ve missed! After wandering around and going about my daily routine on this inset day, I realised that the broadband connection was off. This was surprisingly peculiar as my internet connection is generally …