Technology

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Apple to unveil iPhone update

16 March 2009 | Alex Christie

The rumour has it that Apple will unveil new fetures of its iPhone at a special event, it is holding this week. Apple sent out multiple invitations to a showcase at its headquarters in Cupertino, [...]

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Microsoft to open Retail shops

5 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Microsoft surprised its technology industry rivals and high street retailers by announcing their plans to open its own line of branded shops. The call to launch a "few" Microsoft stores comes during the worst recession [...]

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Mobile phone cpu processor breaks 1GHz

1 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Frustrated and tired of using slow smart phones?  Well Qualcomm announces release of 1GHz chip in 2009 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona recently.  The chip called Snapdragon is 50% faster than any current mobile [...]

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Bad FAT…

1 March 2009 | Alex Christie

I recently purchased a new Western Digital 1TB external hard drive for Tamar on which to archive a large quantity of HTML files.  The drive arrived the day after I ordered it and within 5 [...]

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Keyboard Shortcuts #1

16 February 2009 | Alex Christie

Mouse, keyboard, mouse, keyboard, mouse…… Annoying isn't it? It's annoying writing about it, it's annoying reading about it, but it's not as annoying as when your hand has to keep jumping from one to the [...]

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Putty Connection Manager

16 February 2009 | Alex Christie

Tired of having multiple Putty session windows cluttering up your Windows pc? It amazes me that such a popular ssh client program doesn’t support tabs for managing multiple putty sessions. Well, as an interim solution, [...]

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Microsoft’s new F#, does it strike a chord?

12 February 2009 | Alex Christie

When I first heard about F# (pronounced F sharp) – a new programming language from Microsoft, I thought it was going to be "yet another deviation" of a well known programming language. Somehow I think [...]

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A “digital clutch” that looks fantastic on the catwalk

6 February 2009 | Annie Wakefield

Hewlett-Packard is not known for its runway creations, but after the catwalk introduction of this gorgeous digital ‘clutch’, every woman will be lining up to own one. Ok, so you can't put your lipstick, credit [...]

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A £7 laptop?

5 February 2009 | Annie Wakefield

 As part of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology in India, a new scheme to boost learning in rural areas through the internet has been in the pipeline for about three [...]

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Apple market share on the up

4 February 2009 | Alex Christie

Net Applications is one of the companies that monitor operating system (OS) usage and market share. This is done by looking at results provided by search engines, and although not a dramatic increase there is [...]