Jake Smith

Jake Smith has worked for a variety of technology-focused publications over the years, covering Apple's smartphone rise as an editor at 9to5mac and the explosion of the consumer tech obsession for Pocket-lint as US News Editor. Jake currently attends the University of Kentucky, studying finance, and thinks drones will be the next big thing.

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Vivaty rolls out 'student friendly' development platform

Vivaty rolls out 'student friendly' development platform

I've written about Vivaty before, the new add-on to your existing social network, modelling your entire network in three dimensions. Before, they gave you your own blank scene and avatar, allowing you to mix and match your own virtual 3D "profile page" which interacts just as we would do in real life.

August 6, 2008 by in Developer

Campaign to abolish crapware

Campaign to abolish crapware

We can soon expect a sudden influx, a mass exodus of students seeking refuge at some of the world's best universities. With this, the amount of prospective students heading to the local computer store to get a new laptop will be immense, just as years before.

July 29, 2008 by in CXO

Digital cameras and forgotten memories

Digital cameras and forgotten memories

Long story short, myself and my friend Dan were contemplating whether digital cameras, the modern replacement for film-fed cameras, were the cause of diminishing memories of the best days of our lives - at university.Although this podcast was spur of the moment; not recorded under professional circumstances (but when have I done that anyway?

July 28, 2008 by in Mobility

10 essential gadgets for students

10 essential gadgets for students

I chose these from personal experience, but also from asking many friends from around the world who are involved in technology and study at the same time. Some gadgets come with a recommendation, whereas others don't; things like laptops and cell phones can't be selected for everybody, it'd be ridiculous for me to recommend something which may not apply suitably to you.

July 24, 2008 by in Laptops

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