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Memba dis? - Floppy disk

Srinivas Malladi, Youthlink Writer


As we all hurry through our busy lives we find ourselves depending more and more on machines, especially because of the data they can hold. Back in the day, there was one particular device which revolutionised data portability. How much do you remember about the floppy disk?

History

Memba dis? - CD player

Srinivas Malladi, Youthlink Writer


The rise of iPods, MP3 players and video-sharing websites like YouTube have changed the way music enthusiasts exercise their eardrums and enjoy their passion. CD player, what's that? It's rare to see a portable compact disc (CD) player these days, much less to see one being used. So, let's take a look at this old friend - and see how much we can remember.

HISTORY

Samsung Gear 2 Review

Payton H. Wilmott, Youthlink Writer


For two weeks, I have had the pleasure of wearing a Samsung Gear 2 to see if smartwatches have become a necessity or a fad. Two weeks of travelling from home to work and back again, just to see how it can help a simple man like me on a daily basis. So, what have I learnt within the two weeks?

Specifications

These are what make this watch tick.

Techno

Payton H. Wilmott, Youthlink Writer

The one thing that is better than five for less than five is a 50 per cent-off summer sale on games. That, my friends, is 'music to my pockets'. This week, I have five games, which were being sold for 50 per cent less than the original price tag, that will sooth your aching pocket and calm your shaky nerves. 

Bioshock 2 (8 out of 10)