The Blitz - Submit your questions for UPC’s Ronan Gallagher

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Villa81 proudly announced the launch of a new interview segment through our Twitter page last week. The Blitz is a new rapid fire interview segment where we will ask questions submitted by our viewers to leading figures in business and IT.
The first subject facing the camera will be Ronan Gallagher who is the Strategy & [...]

Review: Samsung Cara/Pearl White

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Samsung recently launched its new Pearl White phone. In Ireland the phone is being branded as the Cara White and is available on the 3 network.

Verdict: 5 out of 10, once you get past the aesthetics it’s a run of the mill device.
The Samsung Cara White is available on the 3 network for free on [...]

Feature: MAG on Playstation 3 preview

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Zipper Interactive, the creators of MAG, were in Dublin recently to discuss how the game’s development was coming along. I chatted with Zipper’s Ed Byrne about a variety of topics including guns, fighting and killing. It made for quite the manly afternoon.

MAG is due to hit the shelves early next year. To catch a glimpse [...]

Review: Aldi Medion Notebook

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Aldi entered the consumer laptop market this Autumn with the arrival of the Medion 16″ Multimedia Notebook. I got to grips with this device to see if it delivered value for money.

Verdict: 3 out of 10. A new low on Villa81, in this case it turns out you get what you pay for.
The Aldi Medion [...]