Month: May 2011

Galaxy S II — meet the Invaders. Invaders, Galaxy S II.

Today, a 30 Seconds Of Tech video resulting from last night’s rather swanky Galaxy S II launch. A quick tip for PRs: The easy way to my heart? Classic arcade games. A quick tip for aliens intent on invading: I’ve worked out how to defeat you once and for all. Simply make the machine you’re […]

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Taxicabs, Broadband Sites & Smartphones Made Of Chocolate?

It’s been a busy day today. Too busy, actually. So, what have I been up to? At Hydrapinion, my Carry column looked at how taxi drivers view GPS: Taxicab Confessions: “I was in the back of a cab yesterday — no, before you start wondering, this isn’t one of those kinds of stories…” At PC […]

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Printers, eBooks, SmartTVs, Laptops, Tablets and Romance…

A busy day here — both in the office and out and about. Firstly, at CNET, a review of a larger-than-normal printer: Canon Pixma iX6550: “The iX6550 isn’t awash with features, but those after a somewhat compact A3 printer should find it good value.” Then at Geekspeak, two columns covering the rise of the eBook […]

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Making The Big Money And Dropping The Thin Notebooks

It’s all about the money, apparently. Except if you’re a journalist; while it’s an intellectually rewarding profession, it’s rarely what you’d call genuinely lucrative. Which is why, in my idle moments, I dream up get-rich-quick-schemes, like the one outlined in this week’s Hydrapinion: How to build your own Android Smartphone and MAKE MILLIONS!* “Just follow […]

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Wireless, Printers, Mice, Keyboards, Phones, Fights & Additional Awesome

Another week kicks off, and with it a fresh menu of delicately prepared articles. Today, Chef Alex recommends: At PC & Tech Authority, one part of the massive mobile broadband feature I’ve mentioned previously has gone up, detailing Optus’ test results: Optus wireless broadband reviewed: “Optus’ network performance remains impressive, but…” At CNET.com.au, an inexpensive […]

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