Have you read any good films recently?

Bored viewers in cinema

Many good books have been made into bad films, and some have even been made into good films. Yet, it seems like this repackaging of content is happening more than ever, and I’m starting to feel quite short-changed.


Buggy smartphones are stinging early adopters

Sick smartphone

It’s been an exciting few months in the world of smartphones. There’s the iPhone 4S, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and the first Nokia Windows Phone, the Lumia 800. What do all these launches have in common? Bugs.


How a contactless payment took me by surprise

Barclays contactless debit card

Q: What’s quick, easy and stays inside your wallet? A: A ‘contactless’ card. But what happens when it’s too quick and easy and you end up using this payment without even choosing to? That’s what happened to me…


Don’t drive youngsters off the roads

Young drivers looking depressed

As if young people aren’t charged enough for car insurance, insurers are now calling for some far-fetched restrictions on when and how they can drive. Why don’t they just focus on improving driving standards?