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Ollie Hill, Technical Manager


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Tech review: Android 6.0

As a self-proclaimed Google fanboy, I was very excited to get my Nexus 6 back from repair and play with the new version of Android, dubbed Marshmallow. There’s not an awful lot of changes from Lollipop, however. I’d make comparisons […]

Google Unveils Nexus 6P And 5X

Starting with their new flagship, the Nexus 6P makes a strong first impression. It’s got a USB Type-C charger which is reversible, so no more fiddling about guessing which way the charger goes in. The battery can get up to […]

Technology Review – Windows 10 Upgrade

So it’s been a few weeks now since Windows 10 was officially released and some people are still being indecisive on whether or not to upgrade or stay with Windows 7 or 8. Firstly, the upgrade process is a new […]

The Great Tech Debate: Microsoft HoloLens

Microsoft have recently announced that they will be releasing the HoloLens: a holographic computing headset using Augmented Reality. HoloLens mixes virtual reality with the geeky nature of the Oculus Rift and the real world sensibility and practicality of Google Glass to […]

The Ched Evans Debate

Ermis Madikopoulos As I’m sure you are aware, footballer Ched Evans, convicted of rape after an incident in 2011, was sentenced to five years in prison. However, he was controversially released after two and a half years and is therefore […]

The great tech debate: Android 5.0 Lollipop

Why am I so excited for Android 5.0? This update is probably the largest Android overhaul, bringing new and exciting features. Android Run Time has now been made the default run time in Android 5.0, which will run twice as […]