Gadgets

Monkey Power

Ok, powermonkey actually. You see it’s become a bit of a standing joke: I call back to base at the end of the day and say “hello, need to update you. Can’t talk for long, battery is flat.” Sometimes my Nokia N95 battery seems to last forever, other times it just dies – it depends on coverage, what Gravity is… Read more →

AppleTV Gestural Interface

Apple release and update to the AppleTV today, and also a new version of the Remote application for the iPod touch and the iPhone, which let’s you remotely control the AppleTV. It is a nice implementation of a gestures based interface, a very simple one, but a nice glimpse of a much better way to interact with technology: There is… Read more →

Going without a Digital SLR.

Of all the Canon Spring Collection I played with the other week (see A Camera for Extreme Photography!), the one camera people keep asking me about, and that I keep coming back to is the Canon PowerShot SX200 IS. One of the secrets to getting good at photography is to carry your camera everywhere, and that’s pretty much what I do.… Read more →