How do personal stereos impact our cultural behaviours?

The Apple iPod was introduced in 2001, its innovative features and interface finding a key place in the music industry by combining the technology of computing software and music stereos. Users  could suddenly mobilise their desires upon their own media items: moving, mashing-up, unbundling and sharing.Users of these and other multimedia devices are made to… Continue reading How do personal stereos impact our cultural behaviours?

Converging platforms

How are television products influenced by the convergence of media industries and platforms? The shift from fixed to mobile usage does not simply result in a transfer of the same experience to a greater range of places – rather, it profoundly changes the ways in which people orient towards these technologies and how these artefacts… Continue reading Converging platforms