Category: Technology

Apple Hiring Fresh Talent in Race to Launch iWatch

According to a recent report from the Financial Times, Apple has significantly stepped up hiring new employees to tackle design problems regarding its iWatch, suggesting that the company needs additional expertise to engineer its long-rumoured smart watch. “The company has begun hiring ‘aggressively’ for the project in recent weeks, say people familiar with Apple’s plans…

Hertz Car and Van Hire Release New App

Milton Keynes-based car and van hire giants, Hertz, continues to break new ground in the highly competitive industry of smartphone applications with the release of its On Demand app. Available for all major smartphone platforms including; iOS, Android, Blackberry and now Windows. One of the major features of the app is its ability to locate…

Technology Review: Sky Now TV Box

On Friday Sky released their new Sky Now TV Box and I was sent one to play with and then to review for Pissed Off Geek.  Having played with it over the weekend I’ll admit that for £10 for the box itself it’s quite a nifty little piece of kit.  To get the most out…

Could the E-Cig Make it Into Movies?

Cigarettes have been in films for years, in recent years they have become somewhat of a taboo subject.  It’s often found now that to get a lower certification for the movie and to get a higher audience number, they have to be removed from the movie but this can have a detrimental effect.  Think of…

Panasonic Lumix TZ 40 – The Perfect Holiday Companion

Panasonic are a company that are known for the quality of their camera, especially the Lumix range.  With their Lumix DMC-TZ30 the quality of photographs that could be taken was one of its highlights.  Now that the TZ40 is available the focus is on fun and usability.  With the rise of smartphones that can take…

Infographic: A Roadmap to your Website’s Traffic

For many, when creating websites or blogs they tend to get lost in what drives people to their sites.  Some people just want to create a place to write their thoughts or create a place to store information for other people to read while others want to have something bigger, they dream of creating a…

Microsoft and Your Rights as an Xbox One Gamer

I wonder if anybody turned to whoever gave the go ahead for the Xbox One ever had anybody turn to them and say “You know you’ll alienate the people you are meant to be marketing to right?” …what, you are guessing nobody said that? Well I think they should have, because before the Xbox One…