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Jun 05, 2013 No Comments

While some tech is very fine, some is utter shite. More often these days we find ourselves thinking, ‘What’s the f***ing point of that?’ rather than, ‘Isn’t that wonderful.’

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Totally Toilet, Toto

May 19, 2013 No Comments

This Fogey is at that life stage where incidental pleasures assume ever greater significance, especially if they can be enjoyed privately and often. Which is where a Washlet comes into its own.

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Apple of My i

Apr 22, 2013 No Comments

Now imagine a 50-inch iPad with gesture and voice recognition that both work beautifully. Being Apple, it will look stunning. Its operating system will initiate a rustling deep in your nethers and there will be so much to watch that you actually want to watch, you will permanently confine to couch and die thereon, joyfully, of malnutrition. No one will care what the iTV costs; everyone will want one.

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Apr 09, 2013 No Comments

Tech Fogey isn’t a news site. We could pretend to be. God knows there’s enough mouthpieces out there convinced they have something really important to say. Right now, all news on whichever medium – TV, radio, online, print – is an aggregation of a constant avalanche from more sources – both on and off-line – than a sane person could count.

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Phones 4 U and U and U
and some blurb about Summly

Mar 27, 2013 No Comments

TF has been a bit quiet in the ‘pouring lukewarm scorn on tech innovation’ stakes. Stuff’s been happening but stuff’s always happening. We just developed soul-sapping ennui when confronted with the current crop of stuff.

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One for All and All for One

Feb 25, 2013 1 Comment

Pay up and pay for the game. If you want to watch the best TV and listen to music you actually enjoy it’s going to cost. But how much is too much?

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Monday Mulch

Feb 11, 2013 No Comments

The plaintive whining of a desperate fogey.

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Best of CES 2013

Jan 29, 2013 No Comments

A ‘best in show selection’ from CES 2013 in Las Vegas. Was it worth travelling 5235 miles for this lot?

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Jan 18, 2013 No Comments

Some incoherent waffle gleaned from a few hours at CES in Las Vegas before TF succumbed to man flu and spent the rest of the week in bed. We know how to suffer.

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The End, for now.

Jan 17, 2013 No Comments

The death of the high street. It’s a national tragedy. Is it bollocks. Most shops are shite, staffed by oafs, selling crap. If they weren’t, punters would prise themselves away from their smartphones and tablets and walk through the doors (helpfully wedged wide open even in the coldest weather and fuck the environment).

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