Archive for June, 2012

Is The Wii U For You?

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Wii UAt the E3 expo in June, the one thing everyone was excited about is Wii U, Nintendo’s upcoming update to their popular console. What makes the Wii U so different from past incarnations is that it comes with a new controller called the Gamepad. But this isn’t any old controller, it’s a second screen that lets the player see a personalised view that can’t be seen on the TV. It’s also handy for playing games from the main console while someone else is watching the TV. (more…)

It’s Might Be Smart But It’s Not Glass

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Microsoft’s new SmartGlass technology was revealed at this year’s E3 show. But, unlike the name suggests, it isn’t some new type of screen, it’s simply an app for the Xbox that Microsoft is hoping will kick off a revolution in the world’s living rooms. (more…)

A Facebook Phone – Utter Genius Or Utter Stupidity?

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

facebook logoThe latest rumour going round Smarphoneland is a real doozy: there could be a Facebook phone on the way! (more…)

Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Dream On app logoDon’t you just hate it when you hear your alarm clock going off in the middle of a nice dream? Well, now a company has developed an app that they claim can help you control your dreams. The app works on the principle that external sounds can control our dreams. For example, if a bell rings while you’re dreaming then you’ll hear that in your dream. The theory is that the sounds playing on your iPhone can directly influence your dreams while you sleep. (more…)