When sci-fi is done right, writes PAT PILCHER, it’s a wonderful genre. The Expanse does it right in spades, making it a rarity in an industry that treats sci-fi fans with contempt.
TOBY WOOLLASTON finds that Bombshell packs plenty of gun powder but doesn’t quite go off with a bang.
GARY STEEL has a rule about nostalgia. The rule is never to indulge in it. Let it be known that in this story he breaks his own rule about the most seminal year in his life and in music.
Alexa can relax. PAT PILCHER won’t be bugging her incessantly for the time now that he’s got an Echo Dot With Clock.
PAT PILCHER ponders rumours and facts around the looming launch of Huawei’s latest phone the non-Google P40.
Technology can both help and hinder a decent night’s sleep. PAT PILCHER selects the gadgetry tips that might just help bring the sandman to your bed tonight, and also takes a look at what science has to say about sleeping.
Craft beer guru HADYN GREEN asks: If the last decade was a boom time for brewing, where will the twenties take us?
PAT PILCHER delves into the issues around a so-called ‘recycling programme’ that’s totally counter-intuitive.