Cameron discusses gaming hot topics

An Interview with Phill Cameron about Edinburgh Interactive and gaming hot topics

          Edinburgh Interactive was originally started up in 2003 as Edinburgh International Games Festival.  The brainchild of TIGA (The Independent Game Developers Association) CEO Fred Hasson, and backed by Scottish Enterprise to...
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How far will the tablet revolution go?

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Britain’s love affair with smartphones shows no signs of slowing down

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The Development of Computer Monitors

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Bring your home entertainment together

While for some of you it may be a case of teaching grandma to suck eggs, let me tell you, I’ve spoken to a few people recently who just don’t realise...
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Consumers face a rising tide of cybercrime, according to a new report. With the internet becoming a more and more important aspect of 21st century life, it's more vital than ever for consumers...
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Kitting out your office the Microsoft way

While usually we write about products for use at home, I’ve noticed a great range from Microsoft ‘For Business’ which deserves a mention on here! The range is low cost and good...
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Is it time to put the magazines away and start using a tablet?

Magazine publishers appear to be embracing the tablet computer market, but is it time to stop purchasing the print version of these publications? For so long now magazines have been a great...
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How cool is social networking?

Making friends jealous might not be the only way in which social media can be perceived as cool. If you've seen the Facebook-inspired film The Social Network then you may have thought...
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How far can Android grow and improve others?

The operating system has attracted many plaudits recently. Competition is rife in the mobile phone business and there has been a lot of praise recently for one operating system (OS) in particular...
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20 best mobile phones in the world today

Taken from Tech Radar 20. Iphone 3GS - Aside from video recording and a compass, the 3GS didn't add a huge amount to the family. That said, after the launch of the iPhone...

Can gaming get us fit?

  How times seem to have changed, video games could actually help us get fit. Continuing on from Monday's theme, I wanted to look at how video games can encourage us to get...
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One resolution worth keeping!

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Can social media inspire us to purchase more gadgets?

With plenty of showbiz stars on social media sites, it might be inspiring people to purchase new gadgets to access these webpages. Gone are the days when people had to handcraft letters...
Appy New Year

‘Appy New Year, but what was the best function in 2010?

From Angry Birds to functions to catch you out sleep talking, there have been plenty of apps to choose from this year. There are so many apps around these days, you can...
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Meet Sami Mäkinen

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Microsoft Arc – not just any keyboard…

For an object that is used pretty much 40 hours a week by many of us, the keyboard is strangely neglected! A standard, plain design, a keyboard is used by most of...