9 technologies we need to take outside and shoot

If these technologies were horses, they'd be glue by now

One of the great things about tech is that it's always changing. New and exciting ideas become products in no time, and yesterday's impossible ideas are today's everyday items.



Former lion tamer, Girls Aloud backing dancer and habitual liar Gary Marshall (Twitter, Google+) has been writing about tech since 1998, contributing sage advice and odd opinions to .net, MacFormat, Tap! and Official Windows Magazine as well as co-writing stacks of how-to tech books. "My job is to cut through the crap," he says. "And there's a lot of crap."