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Apr 29, 2022

It’s been another funny 24 hours on social media as Twitter users celebrated ‘Ed Balls Day’

 

Every April 28th, we remember the day Ed Balls, star of Strictly Come Dancing and former politician, sent a tweet containing simply his name.

 

He’d been searching for news articles about himself and inadvertently typed...


Apr 28, 2022

Lots of people have been asking me about podcasts recently.

 

It’s easy to get started and some hosting providers - like Podbean have a basic free plan which allows you to get started.

 

You don’t need much equipment - £20 or so will get you a couple of lavalier or clip-on microphones which you can connect to...


Apr 26, 2022

It’ll be months before we see the impact of Elon Musk’s ownership of Twitter.

 

The 34 billion pound takeover deal won’t go through until later this year and while the right and left argue about the merits of the much promised ‘free speech’ that Musk says is a priority for him, a far bigger issue is how...


Apr 26, 2022

Artificial intelligence and the metaverse isn’t going to be some entirely ‘seperate’ world that you only access by wearing a special headset.

 

Some of it might be like that, particularly if you’re playing games in a virtual reality world, but there will be another far more useful aspect which is already...


Apr 21, 2022

Is Google planning its own range of watches?

 

Tech commentators have spotted a change on the Google Store, which now displays a ‘Watches’ tab.

 

Google doesn’t currently make watches although it bought FitBit a couple of years ago - until yesterday Fitbit products had their own category on the Google Store, now...