Music Streaming Eats Downloads With On-Demand Up 42% Over 2013, Digital Sales Down 12%
Paul Higgins: Certainly mirrors my experience. I am using Spotify streaming a lot more to play and search for music along with key Twitter people I follow who mention music I have never heard of. Plus the soundrtracks of the RPM instructor classes i do for triathlon training. Has driven some purchases of CDs though - but that is probably just because I am a dinosaur
Just add a smartphone: Google Cardboard headset revolutionises DIY virtual reality
Meet Google Cardboard, a gadget made from materials worth about $30 that houses any modern Android smartphone to create a basic virtual-reality headset.
The invention – which has similar capabilities to the $US350 Facebook-owned Oculus Rift – is truly amazing. It’s like putting a computer in front of your face and comes at a fraction of the cost of a traditional VR headset when you exclude the cost of your existing smartphone.