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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There's a statistic floating around that says that nearly everyone on Earth has a smartphone, but just over half of them have access to proper sanitation. Between that stat and this report from Gart...

August 20th 2015 at 9:40am
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Alibaba has teamed up with Norinco, a Chinese arms manufacturer, to roll out global positioning services using China's homegrown alternative to GPS. The two companies have sunk roughly $310 million...

August 20th 2015 at 6:20am
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If humanity is to survive, it's going to have to embrace alternative forms of energy and ditch carbon at double-quick speed. India's making a pretty big stride in that direction after declaring Coch...

August 19th 2015 at 11:39am
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Windows is transitioning from something that you buy once every few years to a service that's updated on a regular basis. Windows 10 has only been out for a few weeks but already Microsoft's got the...

August 19th 2015 at 6:50am
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Google's program to bring cheap Android devices to developing lands has arrived in Africa with the launch of Infinix's HOT 2. The device is available today in six different countries, including Ghan...

August 18th 2015 at 10:26am
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Wikipedia's goal to create the world's finest free encyclopedia is being undermined by the separate but equal forces of volunteer apathy and PR agencies. A long report by The Atlantic reveals that t...

August 17th 2015 at 5:05am
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As mobile networks kill off phone subsidies, users might now begin to appreciate just how much their new smartphone really costs. It's an even bigger problem in the developing world, where relativel...

August 14th 2015 at 10:30am
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Remember the tale of how Reddit managed to get itself banned in Russia because of a thread that promoted the growing of psychedelic mushrooms? A few days later and the site has returned, mostly beca...

August 14th 2015 at 6:52am
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Buyers remorse can be a terrible thing as you always wonder if you'd have been better off picking the other device when stood in the aisle at Best Buy. Thankfully if you've got $7.99 lying around an...

August 12th 2015 at 8:16am

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