Month: February 2017

TV

In Advance of The Nightly Show

This evening, ITV launches its big new entertainment gamble – The Nightly Show. They’ve taken over The Cochrane Theatre near...

Misc

Misleading Infographics

I find few things more annoying than thoroughly misleading infographics. At the weekend, I was flicking through the latest copy of The New...

TV

Sneaky Pete

I only seem to write about television very occasionally these days. I suspect I struggle because there’s so much to catch up on at...

Misc

“A portion of the proceeds”

This may seem unfair with respect to charitable giving, but I wonder if there are any more mealy-mouthed phrases than, “A portion of...

Media

RIP Steve Hewlett

Earlier today, the death of journalist and broadcaster Steve Hewlett was announced by Eddie Mair on Radio 4. He was 58. Since September...

Audio, Internet, Media, Technology

Amazon Echo – A Longer Term Test

I bought my Amazon Echo on its official UK release back in September last year. I wrote about it at the time, but I thought it might be...

Technology

Anker SoundBuds Sport IE20

As a rule of thumb, the headphones you got with your latest audio device are probably rubbish. I.e the headphones that came with your...

Radio, Science, TV

Hans Rosling – Forming His World View on Facts; Not Feelings

In my recent RAJAR piece, I made reference to the sad news that Professor Hans Rosling had died. Rosling was a Swedish professor of global...

Internet, TV

YouTube-ing

YouTube is a wonderful thing. From music, to how to’s, to clips from films and TV, to game walkthrough’s and a myriad of...

Radio

RAJAR Q4 2016

Once more, this post is brought to you in association with RALF from DP Software and Services. I’ve used RALF for the past 9 years,...