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Take Note: the cautionary tale of Samsung’s turbulent 2016

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome on board this Ryanair flight FR2674 to Copenhagen […] Passengers travelling with a Samsung Note 7 device are instructed to turn off their device for the duration of the flight; if the device is stored in hold luggage passengers are advised to make themselves known immediately to the cabin crew.” 2016 […]

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Editorial

When a degree alone just isn’t enough

When I speak to my peers about their plans after graduation I am generally met with one of two responses. The first, is a reply becoming of a student who attends one of Scotland’s great educational institutions. They take a deep breath and articulate clearly their chosen career path, telling me in well rehearsed detail […]

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Editorial Elections 2016 News

Student politics must bridge the gap between pints, policy and protests

It is not a particularly revolutionary statement to say that many people have a passing disaffection with student politics. One only needs to look at last week’s by-election and the record six per cent turnout to see that Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) has a serious problem with student political engagement. I feel mildly ashamed […]

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Review Science Technology

Reflecting on a month with the Asus Chromebit

I have never hidden my love for Chrome OS. In fact, early on in my budding journalistic ‘career’ I wrote a piece that suggested that Chromebooks should be the weapon of choice for around 80 per cent of students. For the most part, they combine a solid performance with a great price and can – […]

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Moto X Play: A marvel of the mid-range

I’ve always had a soft spot for Motorola. Despite its problems, the first generation Moto G was the phone which convinced me to switch from iOS to Android. Before then I viewed Android as the personification of the devil, wrapped in a laggy and badly optimised body. The G changed that and the new Motorola […]

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Science Technology

Win Tickets to the Gadget Show Live!

The Gadget Show live is the UK’s largest consumer electronics exhibition, where startups and established brands showcase their latest and greatest products. Hosted each year at Birmingham’s NEC Arena with over 150 exhibitors, the Gadget Show Live is your one stop shop for all things tech. Whether it’s gaming, future technologies or sound and vision, […]

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It’s Pebble Time

A little under a year ago, I reviewed the Moto 360–Motorola’s first foray into the smartwatch market and the flagship Android Wear device of 2014. Ten months and three repairs later, I decided it was time for a break from Google’s vision for the future of wearables and instead take my own advice. I chose the […]