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Ways to change the world: George the Poet

I listened to this podcast yesterday. One of the best episodes and the reality in which George the Poet deals in should be an inspiration to everyone around him.

Posted 10th Jan 2020 @ 13:29

The RetroN Jr. lets you play all your tiny Game Boy games on your giant HDTV

I still have my original GameBoy from the early 90s and while it does turn on, the screen is in need of repair to make it useable. Something like this would be great to have, hopefully it's reasonably priced.

Posted 10th Jan 2020 @ 10:36

Twitter will put options to limit replies directly on the compose screen

A very welcome update, I'm sure, for a lot of people who have to deal with abuse, trolling and general shitty comments.

Update

One take I hadn't considered is how this could affect politics, misinformation is already a big problem, taking away any form of accountability is not going to help...

Posted 10th Jan 2020 @ 09:00

OnePlus Concept One Phone: Disappearing Cameras?

As gimmicks go, this is a really nice bit of tech that would actually make smartphone photography even better. A ND filter is something I've only ever experimented with, but that's mainly because they are not part of the camera. It's an additional piece of hardware you need to lug around.

If this is the kind of tech that will trickle down into our smartphones, then 18 months well spent, One Plus.

Posted 8th Jan 2020 @ 11:09

Withings Scanwatch

Withings make beautiful watches and if there was no Apple Watch, it would be the one I'd go for. Ridiculous battery life and a great blend of analogue and digital tech.

Posted 8th Jan 2020 @ 08:25

Sony announces electric car concept

Not too futuristic, but futuristic enough. It's what the child of a Tesla Model S and a Porsche Taycan would look like.

Posted 7th Jan 2020 @ 13:41

Samsung slims down 8K TV's frame to a sliver

The rotating screen is very nice and makes lots of sense when you're mirroring content.

Posted 6th Jan 2020 @ 18:01

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