Author Archives: Emily Carlisle

Emily Carlisle
Emily is a freelance writer living in the Cotswolds with her husband and three children. She works as a copywriter, feature writer and blogger, and also offers social media training in the Midlands, London and the South West.

 

The best Tablet PCs

apple-ipad With more tablet PCs hitting the shops every month, here’s a quick round up of some of the best that’s on offer right now. iPad 2 (featured above) Price: £399 (9.7in,.. more
Posted in Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing, Tablet PC news

Consumerisation: working smarter

computing In years gone by the computer you used at work would be state-of-the-art, and the average consumer would struggle to buy a home PC which was half as powerful. But times.. more
Posted in Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

How much does your TV really cost?

hdtv Never mind the purchase price, and that great deal you got from the place down the High Street, the real question is how much your television costs to run. Electrical energy.. more
Posted in Digital TV News: Satellite, Cable, IPTV & HDTV / 3DTV, HDTV / 3D TV News

Game of Thrones: Season 2 coming

The trend for fantasy fiction has spilled over from the bookstore to the television, with a second season of epic Game of Thrones coming to Sky Atlantic HD.  Based on the bestselling fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R... more
Posted in Entertainment, General Tech News: NuTech, Gadgets, Science, Entertainment,

Apple vs Android – what does it mean?

The dust is starting to settle following the International Trade Commission’s (ITC) controversial ruling on HTC’s infringement of Apple patents. Although not a final decision, this initial judgement makes it even more possible that HTC – the largest Android mobile phone manufacturer and the second.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Android News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Facebook for every phone

In a bid to make social networking accessible to more people, Facebook has launched ‘Facebook for Every Phone’, a Java-based app which works on less sophisticated feature phones.  Facebook says their new app will offer “a fast and comprehensive Facebook experience” despite the relatively limited.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

New tweet-summarising app

Twitter’s 140 character limit is undoubtedly a constraint. Some see it as a challenge, carefully crafting pithy updates designed to make the most of every available character. Others ignore the ruling altogether, preferring to make use of Twitter clients with built-in URL shortening apps, such.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Smart phone app could save eyesight

MIT Media Labs has announced breakthrough technology which it claims can detect cataracts, a major cause of blindness, using smart phones. Cataracts fog the lens of the eye, scattering light before it gets to the retina.  Traditional diagnosis requires expert operation of expensive equipment and.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Meet the iParents

Raising children is one of the toughest jobs around, so it’s not surprising parents have resorted to a little technology to help make things easier. But forget baby monitors or the latest buggy, the real tech tool in the parenting arsenal is social media. Today’s.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's