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

Entries by Trevor Davies

Internet TV - the Final Frontier

(0) Comments | Posted 16 September 2012 | (14:14)

When the remote control replaced young children as the device for switching channels on your TV, the world changed.

The remote, it can be argued, brought the baby boom of the fifties and sixties to an end.

There was simply no need for...

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Samsung Hits Apple Where it Hurts With Windows 8 Ativ

(1) Comments | Posted 29 August 2012 | (22:09)


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...

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How to Survive Post Olympics

(9) Comments | Posted 11 August 2012 | (00:00)

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.

1) Start training for the next games. It doesn't matter who you are, or your level of...

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Grid 2: Real to Reel

(0) Comments | Posted 8 August 2012 | (09:05)

Codemasters to release Grid 2 by summer 2013

First look and hands on

Anyone waiting for the sequel to Bafta award-winning Race Driver: Grid will be glad to know it's roaring off the start in the shape of Grid 2. And I, HashableT, was one of the...

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Olympics Athletes Must Win the Anger Games to Succeed

(0) Comments | Posted 17 July 2012 | (12:49)

All the physical preparation for the Olympic Games will be wasted - unless athletes are prepared for the 'anger games' on a psychological level.

Maintaining a mental balance will be the key to winning gold, says a leading anger management specialist and psychotherapist focusing on anger in the sporting arena.

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iPad App's Free Olympics Recce

(1) Comments | Posted 13 July 2012 | (13:04)


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...

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So Kick Me in the Teeth, I Still Like BlackBerry

(5) Comments | Posted 4 July 2012 | (00:00)

Newspapers and broadcasters are preparing obituaries for RIM. The Blackberry apocalypse is nigh. Treatments vary. One uses a mocked up headline graphic of the company logo, crossing out the M and inserting a P.

Another will simply say BlackBerried! Phonemaker RIM is dead. The posh papers will echo the sentiment,...

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Nokia Windows 8 Tablet Can Make All the Difference

(0) Comments | Posted 27 June 2012 | (20:06)

Never has there been a better time for Nokia to announce its Windows 8 tablet - following an American judge's order for Samsung to halt sales of the Galaxy 10.1.

Because if the Finnish mobile giant produces an original shape, similar to its Lumia phones, using Windows 8...

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Mobile Blood Test Unit Will Revolutionise Diagnosis

(1) Comments | Posted 25 June 2012 | (21:25)

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.

As well as allowing doctors to make an on-the-spot diagnosis, the mobile...

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New Social Network for Business Launches in UK

(0) Comments | Posted 25 June 2012 | (13:01)

An ambitious online business network which aims to help businesses grow by combining
the key features of Facebook and Google has launched in London.

The cloud-based start-up, called Companybook goes further than Linkedin by providing a suite of key enterprise tools and services which all small comapnies need, but...

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Stylus is Tip of the Iceberg

(1) Comments | Posted 21 June 2012 | (00:00)

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.

Apple is finally set to cash in...

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Alt-Minds - Total Fiction Waiting in the Wings

(0) Comments | Posted 19 June 2012 | (15:14)

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.

Fans of CSI or the French series Spiral will be drawn...

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Apple Must Be Making a TV

(0) Comments | Posted 7 June 2012 | (20:08)

As expected, E3 has given us a glimpse of exciting developments in video games, notably Watch Dogs. But this year the Los Angeles convention has pointed to the biggest game on the planet, the future of TV.

The battle to own the living room entertainment hub of the...

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We Need a Journalists' Spring

(4) Comments | Posted 12 March 2012 | (23:00)

Rupert Murdoch has one chance to redeem himself. And it lies in his exit strategy from the UK.
Increasingly his position resembles that of a tyrant facing an Arab Spring.

The only hope for his people - and rehabilitation of the titles they work for - is regime change.

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Murdoch's Broken Promises to Staff Need Probing

(14) Comments | Posted 5 March 2012 | (23:00)

It's ironic that this week Rupert Murdoch's Sunday Times 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.

This is perhaps explained because the media is a...

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Sun Close to Meltdown

(5) Comments | Posted 27 February 2012 | (10:59)

"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 News of the World under a three-line whip. Few wanted to be there. They had too much work to do back in the office.

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