Daniel Cooper



After training to be an Intellectual Property lawyer, Dan abandoned a promising career in financial services to sit at home and play with gadgets. He lives in Norwich with his wife, his books and far too many opinions on British TV comedy. One day, if he's very, very lucky, he'll live out his dream to become the Executive Producer of Doctor Who before retiring to Radio 4.


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Self-driving cars are a few years away from becoming a thing, right? Not in Japan, where the company Robot Taxi has announced that it'll start testing robotic taxis in 2016. A report by the Wall Str...

October 1st 2015 at 12:49pm
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Remember those customized children's books that the rich kids in school used to get, featuring a story with their name and face pasted onto the pages? It turns out that these things are still going,...

October 1st 2015 at 11:35am
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Normally, when a company changes its mind about the pricing of a forthcoming gadget, it's to surprise us all with a nice discount. Luxury watch brand TAG Heuer, on the other hand, felt that its fi...

October 1st 2015 at 9:19am
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Swiping right on Tinder is a simple to tell someone that you like them, but what if you want them to know that you really, really, really, really, really like them? That's what Super Like is for, a...

October 1st 2015 at 8:06am
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Yesterday in San Francisco, Google launched a pair of new smartphones, some AV devices and a Surface-like tablet. But future events could just as easily devote a large portion of their running time...

September 30th 2015 at 1:23pm
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Google may have started its life as a search engine, but 17 years has seen the company steadily evolve into one that produces as many goods as it does services. It may not be running the factories i...

September 29th 2015 at 3:30pm
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Google is adding three new features to its Photos platform that are designed to make sharing pictures easier. The first is to tackle the problem of wanting to share a cool image with your friends in...

September 29th 2015 at 1:03pm
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CNN has announced that it's going to live stream the full Democratic presidential debate in VR on October 13th. The move comes after the success of VR highlight clips that the channel made available...

September 25th 2015 at 10:51am
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The FCC has slapped Sprint with a $1.2 million fine after it discovered that the network failed to properly handle 911 calls from people with hearing difficulties. The company was found to be neglec...

September 25th 2015 at 9:43am
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From 2016 TBS won't just show Conan and Big Bang Theory re-runs, as the channel has revealed that it's launching its own eSports league. Turner Broadcasting has signed a deal to broadcast bouts of C...

September 24th 2015 at 9:21am

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In the wake of the launch of the iPhone 6S/6S Plus, the tech journalism sphere was awash with outrage about the continued existence of the 16GB iPhone. This bottom tier is "insulting," in an era whe...

September 25th 2015 at 11:19am