What the Dorks want for Christmas 2012

Dorky Christmas

What do the geeks want for Christmas this year? Nick Bryan As Christmas looms, I've been most gripped not by British or American TV, but by the final series of Danish mega-export-wool-hit The Killing (aka Forbrydelsen). Now, yes, you've missed it, but the complete boxset of the whole damn … [Read more...]

Run for Cover: Literary ebook covers


Do you know what the biggest downside of an ebook reader is? When you're on the train, you can't use the book cover impress people with your choice of novel (whether you're reading this year's hottest bestseller, or a high brow thriller). How are we supposed to silently brag about our … [Read more...]

What to do until Game of Thrones is back


The new series of Game of Thrones starts on Sky Atlantic on 2nd April. If, like me, you can’t wait for your fix of the boys and girls of Westeros, I have some suggestions for you to make the time go a little quicker. Watch the trailers and pore over the pictures: It seems that every week, a new … [Read more...]

Kobo eReader Touch review

Kobo Reader Touch

Still in need of a last-minute panic purchase present for your mother-in-law? Pop to WH Smiths and buy a lavender Kobo eReader Touch. That's my tip, anyway. If you want a review that gets into the ins and outs of which is better – Kindle or Kobo – you've probably come to the wrong place. … [Read more...]