Libby Plummer
Libby Plummer is a journalist, primarily writing about technology. She has written for various titles including Stuff, Wired and Gizmodo and is currently the reviews editor at T3 Magazine and She also blogs at These views are her own.

Entries by Libby Plummer

HD Projectors: Is It Time To Invest In A Genuine Home Cinema?

(0) Comments | Posted 19 December 2014 | (07:07)

Swapping in a projector for your TV is the best way to get the cinema experience at home and it needn’t cost the Earth. Projectors range from around the £500 mark to tens of thousands of pounds so there are plenty of options to choose from.

Although it’s a...

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From Quill To Stylus, The Evolution Of The Pen

(1) Comments | Posted 9 December 2014 | (03:06)

From disposable plastic pens that cost mere pence to high-tech pens that link paper notepads to apps, the pen has changed immensely over the years. And as touchscreen technology becomes increasingly popular, the stylus has become the gadget fan’s alternative to the traditional pen.

But while, styluses and pens...

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9 Reasons You Need A Tablet And A Laptop

(7) Comments | Posted 3 December 2014 | (05:30)

While many gadgets have come and gone, the humble laptop has managed to stick around since the 1980s. But could it be in danger of extinction?

The laptop is under fire from the tablet onslaught, with the phenomenal success of the iPad driving competition from the likes of Samsung, Microsoft,...

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11 Tech Gifts For Gym Addicts

(0) Comments | Posted 1 December 2014 | (15:08)

By Boxing Day, you and your loved ones will almost certainly be rendered immobile due to the sheer weight of turkey and Christmas pudding consumed.

As such, this is also the day when you'll vow to get fit in the New Year. Whether you're planning to shed a few...

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11 Best Games That Aren't About Sports, Guns Or Assassins

(0) Comments | Posted 19 November 2014 | (10:13)

Call of Duty. Madden. Hitman. Sometimes it seems as though it’s impossible to find a video game that doesn’t rely heavily on either guns, sports or assassins. But don’t worry - there are plenty if you look hard enough.

Looking outside the most popular gaming genres can put you in...

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The Great British Take-Off: Brits in Space

(0) Comments | Posted 16 July 2014 | (21:35)

Next year Tim Peake, a former Major in the British Army Air Corps, will be Britain's first official astronaut to make it into space. Selected by the European Space Agency (ESA), Peake will fly to the International Space Station (ISS) where he'll spend six months carrying out experiments...

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Buran: The Forgotten Soviet Space Shuttle

(1) Comments | Posted 29 July 2013 | (21:03)

It's been just over two years since Nasa mothballed the Space Shuttle, but did you know that the Soviet Union built an almost identical shuttle known as Buran?

Development on Buran ('snowstorm' in Russian) started in 1974, primarily for defence purposes in response to the perceived military threat...

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Are the People of Seoul Worried About the Nuclear Threat From North Korea? Not a Bit

(1) Comments | Posted 22 April 2013 | (00:00)

Going on a press trip to Seoul just days after North Korean autocrat Kim Jong-Un threatened to carry out nuclear attacks on South Korea, Japan and the US wasn't exactly ideal timing.

But after bombarding the poor PR company in charge of the trip with a barrage of...

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Today is Not the Day to Engage in Debate About Gun Control? Yes it Bloody Well Is...

(55) Comments | Posted 15 December 2012 | (19:10)

Another day, another school shooting. Suspected gunman Adam Lanza, is said to have shot dead 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, as well as his mother and then, somewhat predictably, himself.

It's the third large-scale shooting in the US in 2012 - twelve...

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