GadgetyNews is five years old today! 30/10/12

This is a very special moment for me. 5 years ago I posted up the “Hello world” post which signalled that what started as Jay Garrett’s Gadgets on a temporary hosting was making an important move. 5 years and 4,300 posts (give or take a couple) later, I am thankful and, frankly amazed by the […]

BERG Little Printer – Personalised Paper Internet Updates – The Papernet?

I don’t know about you (but I’m sure we’re a bit similar) but my morning routine usually consists of checking emails, tweets and RSS feeds on my phone whilst balancing a coffee in the other hand. How about going back to the papernet? London-based design team BERG in collaboration with Foursquare, The Guardian, Nike, ARUP, […]

Loan a Kindle e-Book for Free

If you’ve read your e-book and want to share then Amazon will allow you to do just that. The Kindle is already an Amazon best seller but this could be that extra push some fence-sitters need. The new scheme allows owners of e-books to lend their purchases out to anyone they want – whether they […]

PocketBook Colour Gaming e-Readers

PocketBook is certainly pushing hard with its latest annoucement. There will be no less than five models being released at IFA in September. That gang includes a pair of entry-level ProBook 602 and 902 units, as well as the ProBook 603 and 903 premium numbers. The 60x designated models will be packing 6-inch screens, while […]

OUCH! Even Readers of The Times Don’t Like Paying

If you recall I warned you good readers that the highly regarded newspaper, The Times, was going to start charging to view its online news-sites. Well – it did and in so doing so lost 90% of its online readership. The Guardian has found that not only has the percentage of online news traffic coming […]

Amazon Kindle DX Lands in UK – Will Cost You Though!

Some may say – At Last! has finally announced that it’s going to ship an international version of its Kindle DX to Blighty. For those unaware of the Kindle DX – think Kindle but bigger. It has a 246mm (9.7 inch) E-Ink screen and apparently the “Kindle DX is great for personal and professional […]