Choosing the ideal location for your next break in the sun normally involves a quick rifle through travel agent magazines, a search of comparison sites or simply placing the names of a few tropical getaways into a hat and taking your chances. However, for the more passive travellers there is an even easier way to plan your holiday itinerary without putting too much strain on your grey matter; simply switch on the box.
Once again, news has reached me of a new incarnation for three dimensional technology format but what exactly are developers planning on doing with it now?
Well, with the most common problem associated with 3D viewing being those awful glasses (I personally prefer the retro style ones which featured one blue and one red lens), Sony have announced a brand new accessory to enable 3D viewing without donning those unflattering specks.
Savoo loves all its merchants, so it's a shame we don't get to see all of them more often. But last week the team and I visited eBuyer in East Yorkshire. It's a long way to go from London but it was worth every hour on that train. eBuyer should be a case study on how to run an internet business. The team there are always open to ideas, they understand how people want to shop and they know what they want to buy. They understand online marketing, they understand that consumers want a great deal and, I am pleased to say, are doing really well.
Personally, I am a massive fan of eBuyer
and last week I put my money where my mouth is and bought my wife a
present she has been after for ages to help her with her design work
that she is doing.
If you, for whatever reason, never took the advice we dispensed several months ago about getting Steam, you may have just missed out on one of the best gaming sales of the year. As we noted, Valve, the company behind the Steam platform, is notorious for offering its customers unbeatable discounts almost year round, in addition to providing them with top quality games. However, around the holidays, Valve tends to go overboard with its deals, and this year was no exception.
In Apple's latest attempt to have you pay money to stand in queue for hours, the company unveiled the new Macbook Air at its Back to the Mac event. Unlike the previous Macbook Air, which for all of its manila folder-fitting thinness still managed to pack a hard drive inside, the new one takes a page out of the iPad's book and relies solely on flash memory. According to Apple CEO Steve Jobs, the new Macbook Air is "like nothing [Apple has] ever created before." Except, you know, for the old Macbook Air. Which, incidentally, happened to be very functionally similar to the regular Macbooks. And the old Macbooks in turn were sort of like portable versions of the iMac. So it's actually a lot like things they've created before.
Although the majority of the talk surrounding Apple as of late has been centred on the iPhone 4's various antenna issues, the company was, at least for a day, allowed a bit of reprieve from the public as they handed out free t-shirts to customers on August 7th. At the company's new flagship store in Covent Garden, London, thousands of people stood in queue to be among the select few who would receive a shirt commemorating the store's opening date and location.
While even the most ardent Apple supporters would admit that the free
shirts lack the flash of some of the company's more recent products
like the iPad and the aforementioned iPhone 4, many claimed that the
appeal of the shirts were due more to their limited numbers.