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Gift Guides Various articles I’ve contributed to numerous gift guides over the years. Take the article on activity trackers below for instance, written as part of a festive guide to tech. I’ve tested out a variety of activity bands since they became popular – and anything that allows you to better optimise your health and fitness is alright with me. If you have a new activity tracker looking for a review, then let me know and I’ll be sure […]

Science Uncovered 03 Articles: Exoskeletons / Prosthetics The first Science Uncovered special of 2014 was titled The Big Book of Inventions; I contributed articles on prosthetics and exoskeletons. Exoskeletons augment rather than replace human body parts and remain rudimentary and cumbersome things, but I think most people were surprised and astonished at how far prosthetics have come, thanks to technological innovations like myolelectrics and even Bluetooth.  

Science Uncovered 02 Articles: The Sun / The Moon / The Universe The second special of Science Uncovered to hit the stands widened the focus to a truly cosmic scale and I thoroughly enjoyed contributing some short articles to the publication. These three took a closer look at the moon, the sun, and the size of the universe, each one accompanying some great imagery. I remember thinking that if these pieces didn’t get people into […]

Science Uncovered 01  Articles: Vision in nature / Swarm behaviour / Great Barrier Reef I contributed four articles to the first Science Uncovered special to hit the newsstands. SU is Future’s first foray into the popular science section and this represents an expansion of the brand with a really good-looking offshoot publication. This is the first in a planned series of ‘bookazines’ covering a range of scientific themes, and I was chuffed to be able to write for its first […]

MacFormat 259 Feature: How Apple Stores Saved Apple [Direct link via TechRadar] It’s hard to imagine a major high street these days without an Apple store lighting up the place with a partially masticated fruit made of brilliant white light. That wasn’t always the case, of course, but no one ever remembers the day a Currys opened in town and most people would at least never admit to camping outside of Argos waiting to pick up […]