Month: April 2010

3G, WiFi, PVRs and… Samantha Fox?

Don’t worry, the subject line will make sense shortly. Trust me. I’m a journalist. Another round of articles hits the virtual presses. First up, at PC Authority, a bit of an early peek at the wireless broadband guide in the issue that’s still on sale now, looking at Vodafone’s offering: Vodafone isn’t the fastest, but […]

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Camcorders and consoles for your consumption

A couple of wildly different articles for your entertainment and education today, which is why the above headline is a touch on the alliteratively tortured side. Firstly, at CNET.com.au, a standard definition flash based camcorder from Canon: Canon Legria FS37: “Canon’s budget line SD camcorder won’t wow anyone with high quality footage, but it won’t […]

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Have I got a bargain for you….

Astonishingly, the cheapest and most expensive games I’ve ever owned — and I’ve owned a lot of games — both arrived at my home within the last week. For the record (only a few people will get this), I’ve paid my own money for both of them; they weren’t industry “freebies”. Such expense — and […]

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Harmony, High Power and Hadoukens

OK, that’s enough basking. Back onto the reviews horse with me. First up, a review of Logitech’s ultra-cheap Harmony remote for CNET.com.au: Logitech Harmony 300: “Cheap and cheerful, the Harmony 300 does what it says on the box, but not much more.” And then at MacTheMag, a trio of iPhone-specific reviews: Street Fighter IV: “Street […]

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Headsets, backup and getting to Home Base…

No, not in that way. Stop thinking what you’re thinking!* I’ve got the hopeful-ometer cranked up to eleven for tonight’s IT Journo awards, where I’ll inevitably not win an award. Hang on a minute. That doesn’t sound like the hopeful-ometer is working at all! Excuse me while I hit it repeatedly with this wrench. Keep […]

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