And the truth (or at least, an attempt at redressing the balance)

Monthly Archives: January 2011

Apple TV: …and all that could have been

Towards the end of December last year I won a £500 Amazon voucher and decided to splash out on some TV/audio equipment. Part of that splurge included the newest model of the Apple TV. It’s a little box of Apple’s curved-edge magic, weighing barely as much as an ashtray and smaller in size, and lets […]

Broadcast media: dumbing down or catering for demand?

Recently, Britain’s Radio 1 performed a kind of broadcasting experiment that got me thinking. They called it the ‘daytime takeover’ – essentially, their DJs with shows normally relegated to the graveyard shift were given the chance to take over on the primetime slots – breakfast shows, drivetime, etc. These DJs typically played a mix of […]