James Pinnell

NBN Watch: HFC fails the test

NBN Watch: HFC fails the test

NBN finally admits something like defeat - and not just with the HFC rollout.
By James Pinnell Dec 5 2017, 10:54AM
The widening chasm

The widening chasm

Why Apple is slowly losing the long game.
By James Pinnell Nov 21 2017, 11:57AM
Review: Hands of Fate 2

Review: Hands of Fate 2

There are no bad deals in this local sequel.
By James Pinnell Nov 20 2017, 12:01PM
Hyper's indie picks from PAX Australia 2017!

Hyper's indie picks from PAX Australia 2017!

The best games at PAX aren't the AAAs, but the indie labours of love from the PAX Rising exhibit.
By James Pinnell Nov 7 2017, 1:11PM
The ABC finally reinvigorates a national debate...

The ABC finally reinvigorates a national debate...

But was Four Corner's NBN special four years too late?
By James Pinnell Oct 26 2017, 12:42PM
Questionable Ethics: Lootboxes, Skin Markets and Gambling

Questionable Ethics: Lootboxes, Skin Markets and Gambling

Is paying to win really that bad? Yes. Yes it is.
By James Pinnell Oct 20 2017, 12:20PM
Google’s Hardware Play is its most significant move in years

Google’s Hardware Play is its most significant move in years

The latest batch of phones, laptops, and other devices shows a Google ready to define itself.
By James Pinnell Oct 12 2017, 3:57PM
NBNwatch: It's all hopelessly politicised

NBNwatch: It's all hopelessly politicised

The joint standing committee’s report reveals the core of the NBN's problems.
By James Pinnell Oct 6 2017, 10:52AM
Back to the Future: NBN’s big Corporate Plan furphies

Back to the Future: NBN’s big Corporate Plan furphies

"... lies, damned lies, and statistics."
By James Pinnell Sep 27 2017, 11:00AM
The dream of eGPU is still not here… yet

The dream of eGPU is still not here… yet

External GPU enclosures promise a lot, but are still lacking in the delivery department.
By James Pinnell Sep 12 2017, 12:17PM
Splatoon 2 shows that shooters can be fun without being violent

Splatoon 2 shows that shooters can be fun without being violent

It's not all about chicken-dinners and sick headshots...
By James Pinnell Aug 29 2017, 12:42PM
CBS network buys out Channel Ten

CBS network buys out Channel Ten

American TV clout in the market or just a savvy hook to get streaming share?
By James Pinnell Aug 29 2017, 10:01AM
The Great Television Fragmentation has begun

The Great Television Fragmentation has begun

Disney’s decision to pull all its content from Netflix isn’t too much of a surprise to anyone paying attention.
By James Pinnell Aug 25 2017, 11:45AM
NBN Watch: Complaints, Regulators and debunking silly CVC rumours

NBN Watch: Complaints, Regulators and debunking silly CVC rumours

In the fight between NBN and providers, no one wins.
By James Pinnell Aug 11 2017, 11:54AM
What Facebook and Twitter can learn from online forums

What Facebook and Twitter can learn from online forums

The 3 pillars of civil internet discourse: How forum administration taught me the key to respect.
By James Pinnell Aug 4 2017, 10:43AM
Local developer attacks community group for negative review

Local developer attacks community group for negative review

There's a right way to engage with a negative game review... and the way Big Ant did it
By James Pinnell Jul 26 2017, 4:51PM
Foxtel you HAD ONE JOB!

Foxtel you HAD ONE JOB!

And that job was to stream Game of Thrones' season 7 premiere.
By James Pinnell Jul 18 2017, 4:27PM
NBN Watch: The silent migration

NBN Watch: The silent migration

The NBN is undergoing a series of quiet upgrades, even before the entire network's been built.
By James Pinnell Jul 17 2017, 10:18AM
Doctor Switch-love

Doctor Switch-love

Or how I learned to stop worrying about the PC Master Race and love Nintendo.
By James Pinnell Jul 5 2017, 11:38AM
Have we hit the PC plateau?

Have we hit the PC plateau?

James Pinnell ponders the ongoing slowing down of worldwide PC sales.
By James Pinnell Jun 29 2017, 12:26PM