Category Archives: IT

One reason we stare at our mobis all day.

I was reading a piece in the FT this morning about a proposed restructuring of Facebook shares which would allow Mark Zuckerberg to retain control of the company whilst pursuing his philanthropy.  This fact emerged: The average user now spends … Continue reading

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MASS MAILINGS AND LEAKS.

   There has today been a data leak from an HIV clinic in Dean Street London. An 800 mass mailing was done rather than emails to individuals and, bearing in mind the sensitive nature of the mailing list, it is … Continue reading

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Windows 10 is a lot easier to use.

   Two of my computers on my network have now been upgraded to Windows 10 and my goodness I’m finding it a lot easier than 8.1. I don’t think I ever quite came to terms with NOT having a start … Continue reading

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Tablets

Some global sales figures from Gartner: Worldwide tablet sales : ■   2010: 17.6 million  ■   2011: 59.8 million ■   2012:  124.8 million ■   2013:  216.3 million ■   2014: 216.1 million ■   2015: 233.4 million … Continue reading

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Nerd tendencies?

Professor Liz Bacon who is President of the British Computer Society has said – perfectly reasonably – the nerdy image of the IT industry does it no favours when attracting women into the industry. She went on to say “I … Continue reading

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Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn – CES Las Vegas

“The two inventions of the century, the car and the computer, are gradually converging. We need to design future mobility to be even more intelligent and networked.” Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen AG, points out that the automotive … Continue reading

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iOS 8.0 – Some upgrade – but well worth it.

Updated the iPad to iOS8.0 overnight. That was some upgrade – but well worth it!! Christopher Macgowan @chrismacgowan

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No Evidence That California Cellphone Ban Decreased Accidents, Says Researcher

In a recent study, a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder found no evidence that a California ban on using hand held cellphones while driving decreased the number of traffic accidents in the state in the first six months … Continue reading

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Three customers to get free London Underground WiFi access

SOURCE by Dan Worth Three customers will be able to access Virgin Media’s London Underground WiFi service free of charge from the end of July. The operator is the last to sign such a deal after O2, EE and Vodafone. … Continue reading

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Tablet usage to increase

The use of smartphones and laptops is widespread among enterprises, with nearly three out of every four organizations issuing corporate owned laptops (74%) and smartphones (71%) to their workforces. Tablets, on the other hand, are issued by only half (47%) … Continue reading

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