2014 by the numbers

On-demand taxi startup Uber is now valued at US$40 billion. Occasional controversy aside, it's a great service. If you feel like giving it a try, download the app and enter promo code tsdgc for a $10 discount on your first ride. Instagram now has over 300 million users, making it a bigger social network than Twitter. Messaging app WhatsApp (like In Continue reading

Apple Watch – ignore it at your peril

There are already numerous smartwatch and other wearables in the market, and there have been for some time. However, Apple Watch is due to launch with quite a splash in this quarter or the next (date tbc). It is important to remember that iPod was not the first MP3 player in the market. In fact, Apple's strategy has typically been to perfect ex Continue reading

Dropular – for purveyors of fine design

Stumbled across this gem of a site on the weekend. It is essentially a collection of “nicked” images from sites around the world - kinda like a social network for media bookmarking – “loosely based on the idea of a droplet contributing to a pool, filling it ever-so slightly one by one” … lovely stuff! Visit Dropular Continue reading