Are Virtual Reality Headsets Just A Gimmick? | TechTuesday

Virtual Reality (VR) is a genre in technology that I’m beginning to hear more and more of recently. VR promises to be a new and immersive form of multimedia and VR headsets are the devices we’ll supposedly strap to our faces, with a screen for each eye, to enjoy the entertainment. It’s said to be a “game changer”, but will it be?

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Will I Buy A Smartwatch? | TechTuesday

It’s not a coincidence that I’m posting this just a day after the Apple Watch event. The tech companies and press have been saying wearable devices will be hugely successful. Google’s been working hard to make & promote it’s Android Wear platform (that’s essentially Android optimised for a tiny screen) & Apple just pushed out more news on it’s Apple Watch, including the April 24th release date. So, let’s just – for one glorious moment – put aside the fact that I’m running on a student budget and say I’ve got money in the bank. Today I’m posing myself the question: Will I buy a smartwatch?

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Top 5 2014: Advancements

Now, I’m not the best person to talk to about politics, economics or technology, but I feel like I know a fair bit (particularly as technology is one of my biggest interests). So, today I’m going to take a punt and talk about some of the biggest advancements for humanity in 2014 as part of my “Top 5 2014” series of blogs & videos I’m running. This post is the 4th out of 5.

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