The Apple Watch is my Favourite iPod

Music, Technology

I was 8 years old, in the early nineties standing outside iconic British retailer Argos with pocket money I had saved, and I was ready to make a purchase. I was about to buy a watch. This watch was no ordinary digital watch. It had a built in headphone jack and FM radio.

In The Sky With A Lumix GH5

Photography, Technology

Dangling in the air, sat inside a cable cart crossing the river Thames. It’s windy and the cabin is rocking from side to side. I’m usually okay with heights, apart from the weird faces I pull whilst sitting in a plane that’s taking off.

On this occasion, as the cart rocks from side-to-side on a single cable, I’m left reminded of this facial expression and do my best to conceal it. Luckily the people sat opposite are on a FaceTime call (public video calls in London are a thing now, apparently).

Sony Walkman NW-A35 Review

Music, Reviews, Technology

It was quite a spur of the moment purchase to be honest. I’ve always been looking at hi-resolution portable audio players and assumed that the one I’d eventually get would be one by Fiio.

Earlier this year, Sony announced a range of new portable audio players aimed at audiophiles including the gold NW-WM1Z (£2500, anyone?) as well as the much more affordable NW-A35. It’s at this point I have to say that Sony’s product naming conventions are terrible. 

Review: Anneks Screen Protector for iPhone SE

Reviews, Technology

Technology gets harder and harder to repair. And more and more expensive. And through this fast-paced evolution of technology we’re experiencing this decade, it’s becoming increasingly more fragile. It’s not fair to compare a Nokia 3310 tank to an iPhone, but it’s a comparison I’ve frequently seen.