Digitalk: What phone should I get?
Oct08

Digitalk: What phone should I get?

As I’m sure most of you will have seen, the new iPhone was recently announced with an absolutely absurd price tag of up to £1,449. For that price you could buy an Xbox one X, PS4 Pro, Nintendo Switch, a 50” TV and still have £200 left over for games for each of them. Many will still get it for the fact it’s the new iPhone, some will get it because they like the features. I however would recommend several of their competitors. I...

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Digitalk: Tips & tricks to growing a Stream
Sep28

Digitalk: Tips & tricks to growing a Stream

A while ago I talked about what streaming was and the practical bits and pieces of what you need to get started. In this article I’m going to talk about how to get started and how to start growing a stream community as well as a brief recap on the practical stuff like software etc. To recap, streaming is essentially digital busking. You broadcast live to the internet a form of entertainment for an audience to enjoy through any one of...

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Digitalk: Multi Media Medicine
Sep06

Digitalk: Multi Media Medicine

This week I went to the cinema with the family and a most interesting trailer came on. Not for the next big action/fantasy movie or show, but for a medical supportive treatment service called MediCinema. Patrons and supporters of MediCinema include many stars of the big screen including Ewan McGregor, Robbie Coltrane, Kate Winslet, Dame Helen Mirren and Simon Pegg who featured in the advert I saw. Their aim is to bring the cinema...

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Digitalk: Avoiding in-game currency scams
Aug22

Digitalk: Avoiding in-game currency scams

As some of you may remember, I’m a streamer on Twitch (www.twitch.tv/marfa1con), for which I have Instagram and Twitter that I post on to try and drum up new viewers and followers to help the channel grow. Recently I came to the realisation that 1 in 5 new follows on social media I’ve been getting for my stream accounts have been scammers promoting all sorts of really dodgy ways to apparently get free in-game currency such as Fortnite...

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Rare portraits of Devon women influential in the suffrage campaign
Aug08

Rare portraits of Devon women influential in the suffrage campaign

Rarely seen portraits of influential Devon women, including Nancy Astor, Eleanor Acland and Gertrude Acland, will be on show at Killerton House on 4 August, running until 31st October. The portraits are visiting as part of a touring exhibition, ‘Faces of Change: Votes for Women’, a partnership between the National Trust and the National Portrait Gallery. Their images will be on display alongside rarely displayed portraits of Emmeline...

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