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  • The Dyson Q&A

    February 14, 2013 @ 9:18 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    Last week, I got to talk to James Dyson about his latest invention – the Airblade Tap – and what his company has been working on during the recession.The finished piece ran in Monday’s Innovation supplement, but here’s the full Q&A.


  • E3: Microsoft unveils Kinect/Natal

    June 19, 2010 @ 6:33 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    The main focus of Microsoft at E3 was Kinect for Xbox 360. This is is the new name for Project Natal, the console’s answer controller-free gaming.

  • Which came first – the iPad or the iPhone?

    June 2, 2010 @ 7:47 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    You know all those jokes about how the iPad is just an earlier, bulkier version of the iPhone? They could be closer to home than you think. It turns out that Steve Jobs came up with the idea for the iPad long before the iPhone was even considered.


  • Google unveils new TV service

    May 21, 2010 @ 11:56 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    Google is already offering search, advertising, mobile phone operating systems, email services, translation services… and if it gets its way, it will soon be on your TV.


  • Nintendo promises 3D DS

    March 23, 2010 @ 11:31 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    The 3D bandwagon rolls on. Next to jump on board is Nintendo, who announced today they are planning to release a 3D version of the DS.


  • Project Natal unveiled

    February 25, 2010 @ 2:14 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    Project Natal, Xbox’s answer to the growing trend for motion sensitive games, was demonstrated in London earlier this week.


  • ‘Don’t roll your eyes at me…’

    February 15, 2010 @ 11:14 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    There’s always a few weird and wonderful products at these things. My favourite this year was the eye controlled headphones at NTT Docomo’s stand.


  • The iPad revealed

    January 28, 2010 @ 12:26 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    So there it is. The Apple iPad. The slightly dodgy name aside, what did you think?


  • D-Day for Apple fans

    January 27, 2010 @ 9:59 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    Apple will unveil its latest product at 6pm tonight. We’ll finally get a look at the tablet they’re expected to launch and whatever else Apple decides to chuck our way.


  • The iPhone and autism

    December 16, 2009 @ 9:42 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    There is more to the iPhone than simply another high-tech digital device or accessory. Last week in Business This Week, I wrote about an app that’s currently being developed for the iPhone that helps children with autism communicate. (more…)

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