Playstation Phone…apparently it’s real!?

October 27, 2010

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Engadget has released some pictures of the much talked about Playstation Phone which they say will hit the market “soon”. How soon is not made clear. The phone is expected to use the Android 3.0 OS whilst boasting “a 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8655, 512MB of RAM, 1GB of ROM, and the screen is in the range of […]

Jumping the divide: Social gaming vs Console gaming

October 26, 2010

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Lately it seems as though there has been a lot of news going around about the share value of social game producer, Zynga, compared to that of established gaming behemoth, Electronic Arts. Today VentureBeat reported that the makers of Farmville, FishVille and Mafia Wars, among other titles is worth $5.27billion, a hair’s breath over EA’s $5.24 […]

The Phenom strikes back

October 26, 2010

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One of the most interesting Twitter related stories of the past year definitely has to do with Lebron James‘ move to Miami Heat after leaving clues and cues to his Twitter followers over his undecided fate. I personally don’t watch much of NBA basketball but this story sucked me in hook, line and sinker for […]

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Journalism identity in a digital world

October 22, 2010

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About a week ago I was sifting through the usual links from the organizations I follow on Facebook when a post from NPR radio caught my eye. The article essentially questioned the validity of journalism schools in a time when Twitter, Facebook and other social media are used to acquire news. Of course you have to […]

Posted in: Journalism

Why the US version of Skins will suck!

October 22, 2010

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Living a life in media allows a certain affordance in terms of a number of media outlets available to all. For starters being connected to Netflix streaming, and other online steaming outlets, allows me to be connected to a vast selection of media content that might not be found on American DBS or STV. Lightly put I […]

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Living a media life…a digital life

October 20, 2010

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    Have you ever found yourself wondering when you will you update your social media accounts next? What will you tweet that will up your  mentions count? What status updates are the most entertaining or controversial that will cause people to comment, like or share with others? If you upload a picture on Flickr […]

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