January 28th, 2010
Apple iPad: the hottest piece of kit since….well, the iPod
Probably the most talked about unannounced devices in the tech sphere over the last few years, the iPad was finally unveiled¬†in San Francisco, last night. Apple are proud to launch their most tactile hardware yet, that effectively looks like an oversized iPhone. Jobs described it as “So much more intimate than a laptop and so much more capable than a smart phone,” and it seems to be living up to the tremendous hype. Read more
January 5th, 2010
Happy New Year!! Welcome to the ‘Teenies’…
Well Christmas is over and we are all looking forward to an exciting New Year – 2010 looks set to be the year that we come through¬†the economic¬†recession,¬†wise up to climate change, and shake things up with a general election. In addition to all that change, there are some seriously cool new¬†trends that are set to¬†transform life as we know it . Here’s our top ten for 2010…
1) Video killed the camera star…
The next decade will be “video, video, video”, declares Zoe Lazarus, trend analyst at Lowe Worldwide. Prepare to do everything via moving image.
2) Intelligent shopping
In addition to¬†your favourite websites knowing your shape, preferred brands and, of course, credit-card number, sites will have virtual fitting rooms (using webcams and motion sensors) and will post your image to Facebook for friends’ opinions. And with a smartphone and the ShopSavvy app, scan an item’s bar code to find cheaper versions.
3) People power
Already in prototype, forget Manolos, the best shoes¬†will harvest energy as you walk, generating electrical power for charging your pods and mobs. Read more