LG was first to announce their 2020 line up of consumer gadgets at CES this year. There was the usual slew of OLED and LCD TVs, washing machines, fridges, and a... wine cellar (weird flex, but ok.) One thing that did catch my eye is the inclusion of the ThinQ branding on most products. According to … Continue reading What are LG ThinQ-ing?
How many times do you leave your phone at home? I'm imagining not often. It's becoming increasingly important to use digital tools like phones and computers in day to day life. But what if you’d not only grown up not having a smartphone, like I had, but had never owned a computer device until you … Continue reading My Grandparents Love Their iPad.
There’s no question that games have come on a long way since the 8bit era of the NES and Megadrive. Character animations, lighting, and texture quality are at a point where they’re rivaling animated films in their quality. But they don't look quite as good as the latest Pixar or Dreamworks animation. Why is this? … Continue reading Games Don’t Look “As Good” As Animated Films. Why is this?
It’s becoming increasingly hard to balance my love of tech with my increased awareness of environmental issues that are directly impacted by the consumer electronics industry. Our world is burning, and the human race is turning a blind eye to what is happening. We keep eating copious amounts of meat, we take regular flights, and … Continue reading Technology Vs Environmentalism
Disney+ is looming over the streaming industry, like the star destroyer in the opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope. The House of Mouse’s streaming platform is due to be launched in November 2019 and, there’s no doubt, it will change the streaming landscape. Recently, Disney has been on a buying spree, purchasing Lucas … Continue reading Disney+ Will Succeed… Probably.
Microsoft’s Windows 10 is hugely successful. It’s currently running on 800 million devices worldwide; on laptops, desktops, and everything in between. Despite this, it seems as if Microsoft is transitioning away from Windows and instead focusing on services and enterprise. The question is, as Windows becomes less of a priority for Microsoft, and their services … Continue reading Could Microsoft Transition Windows to Linux?
We need more choice than just Android and iOS. It’s become apparent that having only two “phone” operating systems is becoming a problem. Android, the Google-backed OS, has become the only option for many handset makers, giving Google too much control of the phone OS market. That’s become even more obvious since Huawei had their … Continue reading Huawei’s Predicament Underlines the Need for a Third Mobile OS