Compare the tunecat? TuneChecker launches

“Compare market” returns 183m results on Google. TV is flooded with adverts for services that compare prices on everything from insurance, to deliveries, to flights, to car deals. It was only a matter of time until someone realised there was another market missing online. Developed by MoneySavingExpert yet rather tragically designed; ‘Tunechecker.com’ instantly reminds you … Continue reading Compare the tunecat? TuneChecker launches

Heritage Key: History for generation “Second Life”

Heritage Key lets online adventurers explore virtual reconstructions of some of the world’s most awe-inspiring historical sites. And what could me more awe-inspiring for your first outing than a trip around the tomb of Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen? The people at developers Rezzable have undertaken a painstaking job of reproducing by hand in 3D modelling, both … Continue reading Heritage Key: History for generation “Second Life”

Veedesk brings you face-to-face with customer service

The massive growth in online shopping over the past decade has changed the way we think about retail forever and has become to many shoppers a cheaper alternative. It is not, however without it’s detractors. Retail is an art and there is real value in face-to-face interaction with trained staff. I like to think of … Continue reading Veedesk brings you face-to-face with customer service

LiveStream brings streaming video to iPhone

Online video, as we are often told is the future of broadcast. With heavyweights such as YouTube introducing 1080p streaming next week and the growing ubiquity of broadband, new and exciting distribution technologies are popping up on a weekly basis. Producers of online content were giving yet another weapon in their growing arsenal last week as … Continue reading LiveStream brings streaming video to iPhone

Analysis: Google enter the snake pit with Chrome

Google has finally unveiled the long awaited Google Chrome OS, provisionally titled Chromium. The minimalist operating system has been in the works since the Californian technology giant unveiled their new web browser, Chrome, in July. Chrome OS utilises all of Google’s considerable experience in web technology, reinventing the concept of an operating system. The OS … Continue reading Analysis: Google enter the snake pit with Chrome

BBC and commercial radio’s “RadioPlayer” coming soon

The BBC and Commercial Radio have unveiled plans for a unique online streaming system that will give users access to radio stations all over the country. Tipped for release next year, the new software will be called the UK RadioPlayer and  will allow listeners to access every licensed radio station in the UK, including BBC-owned … Continue reading BBC and commercial radio’s “RadioPlayer” coming soon

Amazon launch Kindle PC application, here soon?

After much publicity and hype, Amazon’s Kindle handset took the US by storm. Although the hardware was slower to take off here in the UK, the new PC software download might tempt those who aren’t convinced by the handset’s price tag. That’s right, the software is free and it doesn’t sap your hard drive in … Continue reading Amazon launch Kindle PC application, here soon?