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.
There’s been rumours circulating of Olympus prepping an old school Micro Four Thirds compact up their sleeves for some time, and the proof appears to have been delivered with these saliva-inducing, freshly leaked photos.
Named the E=P1, the classically styled compact is a truly handsome beast, resplendent in tried and trusted, cool-as-a-cucumber 1950s styling, causing a whirlwind of want in the Digi-Lifestyles office.
Continue reading Olympus E-P1 Micro Four Thirds Camera Looks A Real Hottie
It may seem that the entire online world is always banging on about Twitter, but research from web security firm Purewire suggests that not everyone may be feeling the Twitter-love.
The company evaluated the profiles of millions of Twitter users to show off the abilities of their new Tweet Grade web tool (unfortunately, their website appears to be down at the moment so we can’t tell you anything about what it does).
Continue reading Is Twitter Over-Hyped?
David Cameron has been at the Open University today spreading the message of his newly-born vision of what the UK could be in a post-MP expenses outrage world.
It’s been all over the national newspapers, but more interesting is the coverage that social media whizz Christian Payne, as Documentally, is giving the event the full social media treatment.
Continue reading Documentally Rocks Much Social Media On Cameron Coverage
We’re told that spam makes up a huge percentage of emails sent, 94% was the last time estimate and my 30-day old spam folder with 121,625 messages in it professes to this.
Living our lives through Google mail as we do, we’ve been existing in a state of near spam-free bliss.
Gmail just catches spam mails – or it did until recently.
Continue reading Latest Spam Attack Getting Through
We’ve been interested and excited about this high end camera since it was first revealed at Photokina 2008 nearly eight months ago. The £600 digital snapper promises extra-high quality images courtesy of a ‘Foveon’ sensor, which is roughly 12 times larger than the regular ‘2.5-inch’ type seen in most digicams.
Continue reading Sigma DP2’s Super Sensor Seeks To Satisfy, Sadly Summed Up By A Sigh
April has proved to be another gloomy month for the cats at Apple as retail sales continue a downward arc, according to figures from the NPD Group.
Analyst whizz Gene Munster from Piper Jaffray cast his beady eyes over the sales data and noted that Mac sales were down 1.8 percent compared to a year ago.
Continue reading Apple: Mac And iPod Sales Down
The media may be stuffed full of hand-wringing tales of evil pirate downloaders busily hammering the last nails into the music industry, but new figures show that legal downloads are soaring.
UK industry bods the BPI have announced that 9.5% of the population bought music downloads in 2008, a mighty leap upwards from the 5.1% who bought music online in 2007.
Continue reading BPI: UK Music Download Sales Double
Sony has released details of its new range of budget Alpha digital SLR cameras, with the company targeting folks looking to upgrade from compact cameras into the big wide world of dSLR shooting.
Continue reading Sony Alpha 230, 330 and 380 Budget dSLRs On The Loose
Surrounded by the hastily expelled contents of the cardboard box it came in is Ricoh’s brand spanking new CX1 digital compact camera, which has just arrived at Digi-Towers for review.
Continue reading Ricoh CX1 Camera Review: First Look