The Tech Herald

About The Tech Herald

Feb 5 2008, 17:22

The Tech Herald was launched early February, 2008.

The site came about after some of the editors and administration staff on the entertainment site Monsters and Critics decided they really wanted to be involved in a site covering science and technology beyond the small tech section on M&C.

The Herald sets out to publish accurate and timely news, with engaging copy.  The site also does a little investigative reporting and will later perform reviews and more regular features. The team also tests reported exploits and bugs to see if they are more than just theoretical.

Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions, corrections or suggestions.

We hope you enjoy reading the site.

Regards
TTH Team

 

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