Planned obsolescence or Built-in Obsolescence is a concept in economics and design whereby products are deliberately created with a limited life span or fault, making the product obsolete after a certain amount of time. For years, many iPhone users were suspicious that Apple Inc may purposely cause their products to slow down, in order to boost sales of their newest product. The world’s biggest …

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Call of Duty WWII – Disappointingly familiar

Call of Duty WWII takes the best-selling franchise back to where it all began. The first game to be set in World War 2 since 2008, when COD World at War hit the shelves, and cemented the franchise as a force to be reckoned with, following Modern Warfare’s success. The fourteenth instalment offers players an …

What a snap election could mean for British politics

Today MPs voted to move the 2020 general election forward to 8 June 2017 by 522 votes to 13. The vote followed Theresa May calling for a snap election yesterday. The prime minister said Britain needs certainty during Brexit negotiations, and this U-turn could lead to unexpected changes in Britain’s political landscape. Conservative Domination Since …