The ATAC device is a ... Philips keyboard!

And a new Bennett Winch Trifold Suit Carrier


ATAC device is a… Philips Keyboard

Philips keyboard (left) and the ATAC device (right)

The famous ATAC device in For Your Eyes Only was made from a Philips PTS 6271 Keyboard. Philips products were heavily featured in the movie but it wasn’t widely known yet that the ATAC was actually based on an existing Philips keyboard, which also explains why there is a Philips logo on the device.


Decoding the Marketing Magic of James Bond

I was a guest on David Zaritsky’s Bond Experience channel where we discussed the marketing magic behind James Bond's enduring legacy. From movies to events, to 007 products, and even Bond shows, we uncover the secrets behind Bond's enduring appeal and examine how the franchise has adapted its marketing tactics over the years to stay relevant in an ever-changing landscape.


Bennett Winch release Trifold Suit Carrier

Bennett Winch, the makers of the Suit Carrier Holdall used by James Bond in No Time To Die, have released a bigger, standalone suit carrier, the Trifold.


Dan Goozee (1943-2024)

Dan Goozee, for Bond fans best known for his stunning artwork for the poster campaigns for Moonraker, Octopussy, and A View To A Kill, passed away earlier this month.


Pierce Brosnan cast in ‘The Thursday Murder Club’

Pierce Brosnan, Helen Mirren and Ben Kingsley are set to star in The Thursday Murder Club, with Chris Columbus (Home Alone, Mrs Doubtfire and Harry Potter) attached to write and direct.


A Spy Like Me

A Spy Like Me, the second book in the Double O James Bond trilogy written by Kim Sherwood is available now in the USA and UK/EU. To celebrate the launch, the author got the chance to race an Alpine (which features in her book) and an Aston Martin Vantage on the Thruxton race track.

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