Monthly Archives: February 2011

Apollo 18 film in the works

I’ve just learnt that a new film is in production called Apollo 18 (imdb). The last real Apollo mission was of course number 17 which took place in 1972 and saw the crew land in the Taurus-Littrow valley equipped with … Continue reading

Technology that changed gaming #5: The 3Dfx Voodoo accelerator

This is the first in a series of posts I’ll be writing that pay tribute to the really big hitters of the gaming world – the kind of technology that was so cool or advanced that everybody remembers the first … Continue reading

Glenn Greenwald on being a target of a WikiLeaks takedown attempt

Whatever you think of WikiLeaks and their motives, it’s hard not to agree that they have done more to expose government corruption and deceit than any mainstream journalist has done in a very long time. While it’s a given that … Continue reading

In the D part two: Detroit burns in the 1967 riots

In a previous post I covered the remarkable rise to power and glorious heyday of Detroit, fuelled by the booming motor industry. In this post we’ll take a look at how it all started to go wrong. Down on the Street … Continue reading

Windows Phone 7 OS initial review on htc HD7

Last week I was faced with having to decide whether to replace my iPhone 3G with an iPhone 4, or try and live with something else for the next 18 months. I didn’t really consider an Android phone for a … Continue reading

In the D part one: Detroit – the American dream

This is the first part of a series of posts I’ll be writing about a city with a unique story to tell. If you’ve seen the Eminem film 8 Mile, you’ve seen the reality of Detroit. Despite being a mainstream … Continue reading