Category: Media

GTA IV vs Wii Fit

While GTA’s record breaking sales will lead to the entertainment industry re-evaluating the value of console brands and sales, it is the slow steady and continuous domination of Nintendo, the Wii and more specifically the recent introduction of Wii Fit

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Apple store Exeter, UK – Grand opening.

It was a freezing cold morning on November the 24th as I headed down to Exeter for the store opening. It was probably the weather but when I arrived at 7:15 AM there were about 30 people in the queue,

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Why I’m waiting for Second Life’s 3rd life

The virtual world known as ‘Second Life’ was created in 2003 by Linden Research inc (commonly known as Linden Labs), It’s basically an open 3D world with a real-world economy selling virtual cash for real cash in exchange for buying

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What if the ISP controlled the advertising?

This technology is just plain nasty for internet users. Last week Redmoon internet users started noticing a few extra adverts on the pages they visited. In Fact – it wasn’t just the odd page – for those users it looked

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The Death of TV – Part 3 – The internet saved the TV star

When all the users were happily downloading music and video from each other before big industry started slapping them down with anti-piracy writs a large proportion of them were using a peer-peer program called kazza. It efficiently distributed the load

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The Death of TV – Part 1 – watching the tide of change

In the first of a series of articles I’m going to run through a bit of broadcast background and bring things right up to date which what’s been happening in the past few months and what will happen in the

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Totally Wired – Book review

Book Review Totally Wired ‘ What Teens And Tweens Are Really Doing Online’ by Anastasia Goodstein. I picked up this book while doing research for a social networking brief, although it has a slightly American twist, i thought it’s content

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H&M Breaking Into Virtual Environments

The Sims is one of the biggest selling franchises in the world. Designed by famous ‘sim’ designer Will Wright (creator of SimCity) it instant hit from when it began shipping in February 2000, it’s a gaming license that’s recognized worldwide,

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Search is Moving – Fast!

The upgrade of last week marked a significant advancement in search engine interface design. It’s a massive brand change for the company that was formally the friendly face of search with ‘Ask Jeeves’ – now it’s leapfrogging the competition

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Personalised Video Ad’s – Volkswagons Midlife Crisis Retreat.

It’s been done before – but I quite like this example, it’s pretty fun. Volkswagons new campaign for the Passat is based around a spoof midlife-crisis retreat. A place which allows men to get rid of their mid-life crisis and

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