Trailers – Good or Bad?

I do not watch trailers anymore. Much to the confusion of others when asked if i saw the latest trailer for “insert movie”. The reason why is because I refuse to allow these marketing junkies to ruin a perfectly good movie for me in their sub 4 minute slide shows of the main elements of…

Smartwatches – Gadgets or Great Gizmos

Firstly i want to disclaimer the use of the word Gadget. In general people use the word gadget to describe an item with a specific use case that ends up not being used very often and results in it being discarded. Ex.s the pizza scissors or the spaghetti measure. Both very useful tools but also…

iPhone Bendgate

So we know at this point that “bendgate” is a viral phenomenon but ultimately not a sign of a massive oversight on apples part. The following video tackles the very question of how much pressure does it take to bend an iPhone 6 and 6 plus. I admit that while i initially wanted the bendgate…

Old Video – Still Relevant!

I know that this video has been around since April of this year but my current trip to Edinburgh has me wanting to get this back out there. This is to all those whom i witnessed using their smart phone to take pictures of everything on their holidays. Turn your phone horizontally This is a…

Look up, but start small

A viral video that most have seen by now tackles the problem of hyper-connectivity in the modern world. I have noticed, as i am sure others have, the differences alluded to in this video from the childhood of yesterday to that of the modern youth. The impending decline of facebook, privacy concerns and cloud software…

Kevin Spacey on TV Delivery

Kevin Spacey, the double-oscar winner and recent Netflix sensation with TV show “House of Cards” has made a thought-provoking speech at the James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture at the Edinburgh Television Festival. In this he challenges Television Networks to not only deliver shows to the audience in a format that they want, but also to remove…

Games: A coming of Age?

The last year of gaming has been a special treat. Previous years have advanced games dramatically with better graphics, believable character models and massive open world designs. However this year is the year of the story.The old game mechanic of  “go there and get the thing to get through that door to advance to the…