Microsoft release ‘Surface’
Microsoft made a big song and dance about their tablet release. It certainly sounds like an impressive machine (though you’d be hard pressed to tell from the promo video above!) It has a few unique features, but will it be enough to compete with the iPad? We’ll have to wait and see.
Contactless payment at Isle of Wight Festival
13,000 ticket holders at this year’s Isle of Wight Festival were given Mastercard PayPass wristbands, which could be topped up and used to enter the event and purchase food over the weekend. They could even set an auto top-up feature – pretty handy if you suddenly find you’ve lost your change in the mud!
A shame the festival was such a washout – with that much rain contactless payment was probably the last thing on many festival-goers minds…
Tweet for tea
Short of change but still fancy an iced tea? This vending machine in Cape Town allows you to pay with a tweet.
Code Club is a free after school program which teaches children how to code – a great idea we’ll sure you’ll agree. This volunteer interview video features one or two famous faces…