‘Gamin’ Post: Is Technology Ruining Rugby Union?

James O'Malley Features, Sport Leave a Comment

Since eventually turning professional nearly 20 years ago, rugby union has led the way in terms of incorporating technology into both the coverage of the game and its officiating. With ‘ref-cams’ giving fans an officials-eye view of the game and microphones allowing both spectators and TV viewers an opportunity to hear the interactions between players…

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CES 2012: Day 1 and Pre-show Round-up

Gerald Lynch CES 2012, Features, Round ups, Tech Digest news 1 Comment

Viva Las Vegas! Tech Digest and Shiny Shiny are back bringing you all the latest technology news from the annual CES (Consumer Electronics Show), direct from Sin City itself.So far we've seen a ton of TVs, cameras and phones, but…

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VIDEO: Introducing 'Technode', our new iPad mag!

Gerald Lynch Features, iPad apps, iPhone apps, Media, Previews, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Introducing Technode; the new, free quarterly digital technology magazine from the editorial team behind Tech Digest and Shiny Shiny! Available on all iOS devices as an app, as a web edition and PDF version for other operating systems via…

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iDo: Kate and Wills' Geek Fantasy Tech Royal Wedding

Gerald Lynch Features, Round ups, Stupid Gadgets, Tech Digest news, Weirdness 12 Comments

I have no interest whatsoever in the Royal Wedding. Fair play to the young regal lovers for tying the knot and bagging us all an extra couple of Bank Holiday days off, but the near-certain pomp and excess of Prince…

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Internet as human right and the evolution of technology

ShinyJess Computers, Features, Internet, Tech Digest news 1 Comment

The internet should be seen as a basic human right, according to to Tim Berners-Lee, the man who invented the World Wide Web. Speaking at the 20th International World Wide Web Conference in India, Berners-Lee emphasised the importance of…

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Google invests in technology to detect government-scale internet tampering (and naughty internet providers)

ShinyJess Google, Internet, Tech Digest news 4 Comments

After searching high and low and not finding a technical problem, Google earlier this week concluded the Chinese government must be tampering with Gmail. The Chinese have denied any wrongdoing, but nothing can be proven either way. But soon…

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