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Alcohol! Phones! It’s a double win!

Meet me and you’ll soon learn that I have a penchant for beer. Perhaps even the odd cocktail. This love of alcohol has sometimes caused problems though, and when you’re attending a swanky PR launch for a new phone with free alcohol … well, things can get blurry …

Get off that phone!!

We’ve all either been on the receiving end of that line, or said it to someone else, you hear it all the time. It’s often used as a reason that our society is getting more unsociable, or cited as reasons young relationships break down! I know I’ve been …

Are we failing the next generation?

Many months ago I watched this YouTube video showing a baby using an iPad. The baby seems to have grasped the iPad interface pretty well, but is then presented with a magazine. Expecting it to work the same, they tried to swipe the pictures around the magazine. Sure, …

Perhaps I’m a little too inquisitive

Trains. I love them. If you want to be nosey and have a look at what people are up to, they’re brilliant. Over the course of the last few weeks I’ve been on quite a few, including a few trips to London and my own local city – …

HTC Blinkfeed announced

Along with the HTC One, HTC today announced a range of features included with Sense that are all designed to turn the One into the ultimate content creation and consumption tool. One of these is HTC Blinkfeed. It essentially changes your homescreen from the place where, in my …

LifeKraze for Android released. We go hands on

LifeKraze have extended their application offering to Android today, along with a substantial update to their pre-existing iOS app. But, before we go any further – what is LifeKraze, you may ask? LifeKraze is a social network designed so that you can share your accomplishments (like going for …

Sony Xperia Miro Announced

Recently we brought you news of a countdown page hinting at the next Xperia Smartphone due to be announced on Facebook.  So many people moved it forward that the annoucement has been made today – the Xperia Miro Specs include running Ice Cream Sandwich, a 3.5″ screen, 5 …

Get social – Blendr available for iOS

If you’re gay you may have used the Grindr app to quickly locate and socialize with local men. Using GPS technology it’ll map out other guys close to you, then you can share pictures and information straight away. Now the makers of that app have created Blendr, a …

Foursquare for Windows Phone 7 rereleased

Check in lovers everywhere (well those with WP7) rejoice. Foursquare have rereleased their official app for Microsoft’s great if not much loved mobile OS. I never actually tried (or even knew about) the first version which was actually developed by Microsoft and removed from the Windows Phone Marketplace …