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Articles tagged with: Technology

Why we should back David Ginola

Why we should back David Ginola

By Editor | Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:59

He was a footballer, not a movie star, but he definitely had stereotypical Hollywood good looks and charm. This coupled with a silky French accent made him the ultimate bloke. Ladies wanted to be...

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What Back to the Future II got right!

What Back to the Future II got right!

By Sj.Cliff | Mon, 05 Jan 2015 18:51

It was 2015 that awed Marty McFly in Back to the Future II, leaving a nation of 80’s kids dreaming of what the reality of 2015 would actually be like. Now that it’s...

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University of Cambridge are using hip hop to help bring about positive vibes

University of Cambridge are using hip hop to help bring about positive vibes

By Editor | Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:24

Everyone agrees that music has the ability to alter your mood. You put on your favourite band and it can rev you up for the day; you accidentally put on the artist you despise...

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Interstellar reviewed by someone who doesn’t know anything about science

Interstellar reviewed by someone who doesn’t know anything about science

By Editor | Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:26

For someone who dumped science in a wheelie bin and sped away from it at the speed of light after doing it as a double GCSE, perhaps going into Interstellar without any prior knowledge...

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We get to play with Google Glass!

We get to play with Google Glass!

By Sj.Cliff | Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:22

The launch of Google Glass in June this year was a monumental time for tech-geeks everywhere. The first of its kind in wearable smart technology, owning a pair gives you all of the powers...

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Leeds University students to have all their lectures recorded for future use

Leeds University students to have all their lectures recorded for future use

By Editor | Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:44

Missed a crucial argument during a lecture because you were too busy daydreaming about whether or not you can create a meal with random contents of your near-empty fridge? Or perhaps you didn't...

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Students fuel 31% increase in popularity of consumer electronics

Students fuel 31% increase in popularity of consumer electronics

By Sj.Cliff | Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:07

As the latest batch of students recovers from Freshers’ Week, a new study reveals that it’s not just alcohol they’re spending their loans on, with university cities seeing the...

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So long, MSN Messenger and thanks for all the memories.

So long, MSN Messenger and thanks for all the memories.

By Editor | Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:37

It was 1999. Britney had just dropped her debut single; a Charizard shiny was the most valuable thing a child could own, and Haley Joel Osment was seeing dead people (and not looking so weird)....

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University of York’s Biohub project given funding by government-led scheme

University of York’s Biohub project given funding by government-led scheme

By Editor | Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:45

It must have been a good start to the week this Monday for those associated with the University of York. A proposed plan to construct a state of the art Biohub on the Heslington...

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Young drivers! Get a far deal at Marmalade!

Young drivers! Get a far deal at Marmalade!

By Sj.Cliff | Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:13

Young drivers deserve a fair deal and at Marmalade, that belief runs to our very core. After all that hard work learning to drive there's nothing better than passing your test and getting...

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Risen from the dead: Mortal Kombat’s back!

Risen from the dead: Mortal Kombat’s back!

By Sj.Cliff | Tue, 03 Jun 2014 14:12

No more speculation. No more waiting. The new Mortal Kombat game has finally been announced. After days of leaks and teasers, the series creator Ed Boon officially announced the next instalment in the fight...

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Disney Pixar loves a good Easter egg…

Disney Pixar loves a good Easter egg…

By Sj.Cliff | Fri, 02 May 2014 12:09

For those of you who have no idea what we’re talking about… Easter egg noun 1. A chicken egg that is dyed and often given a figure or design, or an imitation...

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Facebook has purchased yet another company, this time in the field of virtual reality.

Facebook has purchased yet another company, this time in the field of virtual reality.

By Sj.Cliff | Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:01

The deal with Oculus VR puts Zuckerberg in direct competition with Sony, who are also exploring virtual reality software. Oculus is the leader in immersive virtual reality technology and has already built strong interest...

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Pay for your festivals with cryptocurrency

Pay for your festivals with cryptocurrency

By Sj.Cliff | Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:51

Bitcoins have gotten big this year! It seems that everyone wants a Bit of the online-currency pie… including festivals! Festival organisers from all over the world are now starting to accept Bitcoins payments...

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Shuttersong: the new musical alternative to Snapchat and Instagram

Shuttersong: the new musical alternative to Snapchat and Instagram

By Shuttersong | Fri, 21 Feb 2014 09:36

Ever find yourself sitting in your morning lecture wishing you could relive the night before? Photos just don’t quite cut it, do they? Well, we’ve got the perfect solution for...

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Windows 8 falls behind

Windows 8 falls behind

By Sj.Cliff | Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:52

Windows 8 is currently the most up to date version on the market. With its applications and various coloured squares, you wouldn’t look too foolish if you thought it was a smartphone display. ...

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Google Glass: 6 ways it could reinvent student life

Google Glass: 6 ways it could reinvent student life

By Amelia Pearson | Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:30

Everyone knows that Google have plans for world domination. From the makers of the earth shattering Google+ and the other one that we can’t remember in the office, Google bring you -...

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Google reveals its first touchscreen laptop

Google reveals its first touchscreen laptop

By TheStudentGuide | Fri, 22 Feb 2013 12:11

The Chromebook Pixel will run on Google Chrome and store files in its ‘cloud.’ Largely built by Google (using parts manufactured globally), the Chromebook Pixel has Intel's Ivy Bridge processors, fast ...

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Kindle: the student review

Kindle: the student review

By TheStudentGuide | Fri, 05 Oct 2012 20:00

The student library that fits in your pocket. Hundreds of thousands of you have just moved to uni – so you’ll have discovered that sometimes it’s tricky to fit all...

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Tech vs traditional

Tech vs traditional

By TheStudentGuide | Wed, 19 Sep 2012 09:53

Are the newfangled alternatives always worth splashing your cash on? There are three groups of people when it comes to technology: the techies, who will buy anything that is in some way technological; the...

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