Test driving Samsung’s new 28-inch 4K UHD monitor

An important item on my tech shopping list is an ultra high definition (UHD) monitor to go with the new desktop PC I’m planning to buy for the home office. So when Samsung UK’s PR agency asked me if I’d like to test drive Samsung’s new 28-inch LED UHD monitor just launched in the UK, […]

With Nomad, you’ll always find juice

The bane of contemporary mobile life is your smartphone running out of juice sooner than you expect (what many would undoubtedly see as a classic ‘First World problem‘). It usually happens to me at a conference or other event when I’m using my device a lot for tweets and pics and sharing them online, and […]

FIR Book Review: Age of Context by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel

Age of Context: Mobile, Sensors, Data and the Future of Privacy explores the convergence of five technological factors – mobile, social media, data, sensors and location – and their present and future impact on everything from commerce to medicine to transportation. FIR co-hosts Neville Hobson and Shel Holtz review the book in the context of […]

Getting to know the Olympus LS-14 and LS-12

As a podcaster, I’m interested in portable digital audio recorders as tools that I can use to record interviews, for example, when out and about. So when I hear about a new portable audio-recording device on the market, I’m curious to know how it might fare as a device for use such as mine. That’s […]