We’ve had a growing feeling for a while that we should change direction. Since first writing about the technological transformation of the media in 2001, a lot has happened.
Devices that were just theoretical in the early days have now been launched and are in daily use for some people. We’re proud that we’ve mapped this, helping people by anticipating the impact of these changes both in their personal lives, but also for the media industries, building a strong global readership along the way.
Time for a change
That aside, it feels like a change is needed .
Continue reading Goodbye Global – Hello Local!
With the next #geomob event coming along tomorrow (30th June, deets below), we thought you’d like to know what it’s like and why you’d be doing yourself a favour for going along.
Continue reading #geomob Event Review: Highly Recommended: On Tomorrow
We spent a thoroughly stimulating day at the press opening of the Royal College of Art yesterday for their end of year show.
What was shown tickled the brain but many of the conversations explored ideas beyond those addressed by what was on offer.
We’ll be concentrating on just the RCA interviews next week, so be sure to tune back. It will be well worth it.
18 months ago, Digital-Lifestyles was one of the first, if not _the_ first, consumer-focused publications to report on Femtocells.
We were wowed by the concept – very strong cellular reception in your home, with the calls and data heading up your broadband connection.
As we said back in Nov 2007 …
Continue reading Vodafone Access Gateway: Femtocell 1 July UK Launch
The Chief Executive of Plymouth Council has banned elected local councillors from using Twitter.
This incredible news has come to light the day after many witnessed MPs Tweeting live from UK Parliament while the selection of the next Speaker of the House.
Continue reading Twitter Ban: Plymouth Council Bans Councillors From Twitter: UPDATED
You may have noticed that we at Digital-Lifestyles have never been massive fans of the iPhone.
That doesn’t mean that there aren’t millions of people who are.
One such is tech-chum Richard Lai.
Not only is iPhone fandom in his blood, but so it writing, photographing and documenting.
Continue reading Live blogging iPhone 3GS UK Launch
For over forty years Moore’s Law has stood to be correct. It’s now being questioned as to whether it will continue.
Named after co-founder of Intel, Gordon Moore (pictured), Moore’s Law stated that the number of transistors that can be placed on an integrated circuit doubles every two years.
Len Jelinek, director and chief analyst, semiconductor manufacturing, for research company iSuppli, has raised the flag that given the economics of the chip business, it could well come to an end, in around 2014.
Continue reading The Future Of Moore’s Law Questioned
The Media 140 conference held back in May in London was an excellent event.
It brought together Twitter users, journalists, people from the PR world and others interested in what the possible effected of Twitter might be.
It was clear that the event had legs.
Continue reading Media140 To Go “Around the World in 140 Days”
It was most surprising to hear today that Lord Carter may be leaving the government.
He’s currently preparing the much-vaunted Digital Britain Report, that is intended to form the UK governmental approach to digital media and its distribution.
Continue reading Lord Carter, Digital Britain Report Author May Leave Government: UPDATED
Today we’ve had notice that AlertMe, a UK company that develops and sells alarm systems, has raised £8m in series B funding.
Good Energies, Index Ventures, SET Venture Partners and VantagePoint Venture Partners were the investors.
Continue reading AlertMe Raise £8m Funding