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.
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.
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.
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.
A piece of UK computing history has fallen by the wayside today.
It is with great sadness that we heard that PCW, Personal Computer World magazine is to close.
This magazine defined UK home computing during the ’80s.
Launching as a self-build hobbyest title in 1978, it soon adapted to what were then called micro-computers – Sinclair’s ZX80, BBC micro, etc.
We’re talking early days here, when “What sort of sort” routine you should use was a heavily debated subject and a computer getting colour graphics was front cover news.
Channel 4 is set to become the first UK broadcaster to slap its back catalogue online, completely free of charge,
From next month, Channel 4 will add some 4,000 hours of the channel’s archived content to the 4oD catchup service – making something like 10,000 programme titles available.
3G data dongles are all over the place these days.
Virgin’s is manufactured by Huawei (who seem to be the vendor of choice for 3G dongles), it’s actually a Huawei E160, (background on Huawei) for those that care.
It’s a USB stick which plugs into any spare USB port. When plugged in, as well as being a 3G dongle, it appears to the operating system as as CD as well which contains the software to drive the dongle.
This is one of the coolest things we’ve seen in a long time.
A small group of researcher at Microsoft’s UK Cambridge lab, including Stuart Taylor, have used the multi-touch Surface to bring an interface to VJing allowing anyone to get involved with the process.