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Trevor Davies

CEO of HashableMedia and former News of the World, Sun and Today journalist

Director of HashableMedia and former News of the World, Sun and Today journalist

Internet TV - the Final Frontier

We're now at the same stage as TV companies were in the 1950s: "Sure we want to start our own station, but who is going to get up off their couch, walk over to the TV and press 891 for 'When Coffee Machines Turn Bad, especially when you have Espresso Bongo Carnage way before that on channel 561'?"
17/09/2012 14:54 BST

Samsung Hits Apple Where it Hurts With Windows 8 Ativ

Samsung's Ativ Windows 8 range of devices announced on Wednesday in Berlin could really upset the Apple cart. Tech heads will be flocking to the Samsung stand at IFA this year with more interest than ever before - to see what the Korean giants are throwing back at Apple after their court battles.
30/08/2012 11:03 BST

How to Survive Post Olympics

The Olympics will soon be over for another four years. How will you survive without it? Well, don't wait for the closing ceremonies. Wipe away your tears now - and do sport.
10/08/2012 16:21 BST

Grid 2: Real to Reel

Sat in a £20,000 D-box at the wheel of a Ford Mustang, the diffused Californian sunlight playing upon my gleaming bonnet through pine trees, the moment of truth was dawning. One colleague couldn't bear to watch and had to leave the darkened studio as developers nervously viewed the giant cinema screen.
08/08/2012 12:11 BST

iPad App's Free Olympics Recce

Be sure to explore the free map app Recce which is released today at the app store - the makers just might have located a gold mine. Recce takes mobile maps to the next level by combining video gaming and search engines to produce a unique view of London.
16/07/2012 12:08 BST

Nokia Windows 8 Tablet Can Make All the Difference

Nokia's Windows phones have the DNA to produce a tempting tablet. The engineering geniuses at Nokia and Qualcomm and the coders at Microsoft have an ultra-lean approach to mobile which has already made the attractive and efficient Nokia Lumia smartphones relatively inexpensive to make, based on a very fast single-core chip.
29/06/2012 10:07 BST

Mobile Blood Test Unit Will Revolutionise Diagnosis

A revolutionary instant blood-testing device announced recently by British scientists could save countless lives by speeding up medical treatment. The supersmart mini-lab runs several tests at once from the same sample and gives readings identifying diseases in minutes.
26/06/2012 10:26 BST

Stylus is Tip of the Iceberg

Unlike Steve Jobs, Microsoft aren't shy about letting people use a stylus on their new Surface tablet, or a keyboard for that matter. But Jobs missed out on his own multi-billion pound industry which gets its own trade show in London this summer.
20/06/2012 16:36 BST

Alt-Minds - Total Fiction Waiting in the Wings

The suspense is killing me already - but it looks like I'll have to wait until September to try Alt-Minds, a new alternate reality detective game from the makers of In Memoriam.
20/06/2012 10:46 BST

Apple Must Be Making a TV

As expected, E3 has given us a glimpse of exciting developments in video games, notably <a href="http://watchdogs.ubi.com/watchdogsgame/en-gb/home/index.aspx" target="_hplink">Watch Dogs</a>. But this year the Los Angeles convention has pointed to the biggest game on the planet, the future of TV.
08/06/2012 11:51 BST

We Need a Journalists' Spring

Newspaper success or failure has traditionally rested with their editors. In this case Murdoch is responsible, even if, as he claims, he is simply responsible for trusting the wrong people. If he really does care about press freedom, he should free up his titles and let a new generation of newspaper owners take over.
12/03/2012 22:04 GMT

Murdoch's Broken Promises to Staff Need Probing

It's ironic that this week Rupert Murdoch's <em>Sunday Times</em> included a supplement listing the 100 best companies to work for. You won't find his company listed, or any other publisher or broadcaster for that matter.
05/03/2012 22:29 GMT

Sun Close to Meltdown

"Never let a crisis go to waste", James Murdoch told gathered journalists at one of his 'town hall' business briefings, attended by staff from the <em>News of the World</em> under a three-line whip. Few wanted to be there. They had too much work to do back in the office.
27/02/2012 12:13 GMT