This is probably one of the most patriotic cameras I’ve seen.This is the Lomography La Sardina & Flash camera in its ‘Guvnor’ edition, a London-themed piece of tech that makes the perfect accessory to athlete-spotting during the Olympics. Strewn with the Capital’s most famous landmarks, the camera is shaped a bit like a sardine can – hence the name – and t...
02 Aug 2012 10:36 GMT
Oh, those Zuckerbergs!Randi, the sister of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, has created a parody of Carly Rae Jepsen’s song ‘Call Me Maybe’ in a bid to attract backing for a new social media startup. Ms Jepsen’s track, you may recall, has attracted over 176,000 views on YouTube since its debut in March. It’s also been sticking to UK and US music charts as resolutely as chewing gum.
31 Jul 2012 12:22 GMT
London 2012 is set to be the first Olympics where we spend as much time gazing into the “second screen” as we do our TV sets.Whether it is on Android, tablet, iPad or iPhone, a plethora of apps will be fighting for their place on the glorious Olympic app store podium. OK, I mean the “most popular” list, but I’m trying to run with a theme here. Stay with me.
27 Jul 2012 12:32 GMT
This is so crazy, but definitely in an interesting, eyebrow-raising kind of way.The people over at SkyCube aren’t satisfied with the fact that just about anyone can create a Twitter account and broadcast their thoughts, feelings and observations to the rest of the world. Oh no. They want you to send those tweets out in...
25 Jul 2012 13:10 GMT
I got quite excited when I first heard about QwikStory, even if it did sound suspiciously like another Twitter knock-off.Launched in May, the social network allows its members to collaborate on written stories by submitting additions consisting of a limited number of characters. Oh, and its logo consists of a large bird perching on the website’s header. But there the similarities end.
24 Jul 2012 13:37 GMT
'Marissa Mayer is leaving Google for Yahoo!' are words that no one in the tech world ever thought they would hear. To many, the now former VP of search products and user experience at Google has made a ridiculous and shocking career move. So why exactly would Mayer leave Google for Yahoo!? The answer could be that she loves a challenge. Or that she thinks she can revolutioni...
17 Jul 2012 16:25 GMT
Any book that can make the musings of Jacques Derrida make (something resembling) sense is worthy of its place on my bookshelves. This is why I’m a huge fan of the Introducing Graphic Guides series of books.
16 Jul 2012 10:00 GMT
I'm not sure when it happened, but suddenly I am crazy about Kate Spade. From her phone cases to her compact mirrors - even to her Google Chrome theme - I'm obsessed.
12 Jul 2012 14:40 GMT
There are a thousand Tumblr blogs out in the world for your perusal. And by perusal, I mean 'for wasting time at work'. This week I've spent (far too much) time scrolling through Dads Are The Original Hipsters, which is quite hilarious, and also has a new book. (Obviously.)
20 Jun 2012 15:00 GMT
For all of us Instagram obsessives out there, Firebox have a fantastic new service called Instagram Prints, which does exactly what it says on the tin. For a mere £9.99, you can now choose up to 12 of your favourite Instagram pictures, and Firebox will print them out in the style of retro Polaroids. ('Hipster print for your hipster pics', they say.)
30 May 2012 08:26 GMT