Consumer

This page shows everything I have written, edited or project managed for a Consumer audience:


PC Plus magazine (Issue 300 - November 2010) news feature about Microsoft:
 
Sharp shooting Microsoft
Windows maker wows snappers with stabilisation system.


Tags:  PC Plus  News features  Technology  Writing  Consumer  Magazines  Microsoft  Photography  





PC Plus magazine (Issue 300 - November 2010) feature on chiptune music:
 
Noise generators
Discover the world of chiptune artists – the people whose passion for videogames and retro consoles has led them into musical careers.




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PC Plus magazine (Issue 299 - October 2010) feature about the Vintage Computer Fair 2010:
 
Yesterday's world
We catch up with the special few dedicated to preserving classic machines for future generations at the Vintage Computer Fair.



This was also converted into online form for Techradar.com.


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Short story for Big Finish Doctor Who Short trips (October 2010):
 
Dr Who - Short Trips Volume 3
Peri's life is in danger when she and the Doctor land on a planet populated with mysterious holograms...


Co-written with my good friends Michael Deacon and Chris Wraight, we entered a Doctor Who short story into a Big Finish writing competition and won! It was read by Colin Baker and released on CD. Available to buy here!

Tags:  Doctor Who Short trips  Fiction writing  Science fiction  Writing  Consumer  Books/Audiobooks  





PC Plus (Issue 298 - September 2010) news feature on Project Canvas:
 
A set-top box too far
Project Canvas must dazzle, or upgrade-weary punters won’t dig deep again.


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PC Plus (Issue 298 - September 2010):
 
A world without Microsoft
Microsoft is the company most techies love to hate, but what would happen if it suddenly disappeared overnight? Jamie Middleton investigates...




This was also converted into online form for Techradar.com.


Tags:  PC Plus  Features  Technology  Writing  Consumer  Magazines  Microsoft  





PC Plus (Issue 297 - August 2010) feature:
 
Funny business
How up-and-coming comedians are using the internet to make a name for themselves.



This was also converted into online form for Techradar.com.


Tags:  PC Plus  Features  Technology  Writing  Consumer  Magazines  Comedy  





PC Plus (Issue 297 - August 2010) news feature on online privacy:
 
Is there such a thing as online privacy?
Why society needs to catch up with what the internet can reveal.


Tags:  PC Plus  News features  Technology  Writing  Consumer  Magazines  Privacy  Social networking  





PC Plus (Issue 296 - July 2010) news feature:
 
No broadband? Start your own ISP
As BT takes its time rolling out high-speed internet access to rural areas, some communities are taking things into their own hands – and putting the infrastructure in place themselves…


Tags:  PC Plus  News features  Technology  Writing  Consumer  Magazines  Broadband  





PC Plus (Issue 295 - June 2010) news feature on the election:
 
Who will win your vote in the General Election?
We investigate the key tech policies of the Big Three parties.


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