Chris George

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As a Hackney Native, I Think the Hipsters Have Helped

(0) Comments | Posted 16 November 2011 | (16:22)

I lived in Hackney before it was cool.

I know that's the most obnoxious sentence ever, but it's true. I grew up there and lived there for 25 years, so when I say "before it was cool", I mean, "when it was shit."

Last month, rumours of an East London...

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Apple & BlackBerry Crumble, Served With White Whine

(0) Comments | Posted 14 October 2011 | (00:00)

My girlfriend has a BlackBerry, one of my housemates has an iPhone, and another housemate has both; they've all been having a spot of bother this week. I have an Android phone and so I've rarely been more smug, which is saying something.

In case you're one of those people...

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Why I'm not Excited About Another Apple Announcement

(3) Comments | Posted 4 October 2011 | (10:56)

Apple without Steve Jobs is like Cuba without Fidel Castro. In practice there's very little functional difference, but seeing someone other than that iconic figure make a huge announcement just doesn't seem right.

Nevertheless, tonight the new Apple CEO Raul Cas- Sorry, Tim Cook will preside over an Apple press...

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