The Weekly Record: Ireland isn’t spamulicious, Tennis players team up with Sony Ericsson, and Gamestop roll out the giveaways

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

It’s been a busy week with some product launches, news about spam, and plans to make Tennis players better at social media all announced.
We begin with some number crunching this week as IT security firm Sophos has published the latest Dirty Dozen of spam relaying countries, covering the fourth quarter of 2010. The United States [...]

The Weekly Record: Meatloaf gets hacked, phones get launched, and the PwC issue no-one seems to be addressing

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

Yes we’re back after frankly far too long an absence. It’s been 7 months but now rejuvenated and ready for battle we are back like a Bat out of Hell with a new weekly round-up of tech news, creatively called The Weekly Record.
Meatloaf’s Facebook page hacked
The man who would do anything for love, except that, [...]

Feature: Examining Sony’s test of public honesty

Monday, March 1st, 2010

We’re moving away from video for this piece but as you’ll see images will still be quite important. Sony Playstation sent out a press release earlier today declaring it had tested the public’s honesty as part of the launch of it’s new game PS3 game Heavy Rain. Any kind of research story by a corporate [...]

Feature: Sony Ericsson X10 Demo

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Villa81 visited London’s Groucho Club to see four of Sony Ericsson’s new phones in action. We took a look at the X10, X10 Mini, X10 Mini Pro, and the Vivaz Pro.

All of these devices are due out in the first and second quarters of 2010.

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 [...]