F1 RETURNS TO THE BBC

F1 LogoFormula One is to be shown on the BBC for the first time in twelve years it was announced yesterday. This is great news for the following reasons:

1) no more adverts breaking up the action

2) Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain” will (probably) return as the theme music.… Read the rest

F1 2008 IS GO

image So the first race of the 2008 Formula 1 season is out of the way with a great haul of points for the Williams team. With so few finishers it will be interesting to see if they can keep up the momentum next weekend in Malaysia.… Read the rest

FRUSTRATED BY OUTLOOK

imageI have recently been trialling emoze, a free push email solution, for delivering my personal email to my Nokia phone. I’ll blog about that at some point in the future. However, using it has highlighted an interesting issue with Outlook- it never closes.… Read the rest

RANDOM NOISE

image My iPod is messing with my head. It has taken a real liking to Peter Gabriel, Genesis and Pink Floyd. On the whole not bad choices but I do strive for a bit of variety in my music. Now, I would be the first to admit that I have more than my fair share of Genesis tracks on the player.… Read the rest

TREND IN ONLINE MAGAZINE PUBLISHING

imageYesterday saw the launch of a new online magazine iGizmo. This is a magazine in the traditional sense of the word in that it is presented as an electronic view with pages to turn just like the real thing. Of course being online allows it to do other neat things like embed videos and link to websites – both of which iGizmo makes good use of.… Read the rest

TREND IN ONLINE MAGAZINE PUBLISHING

imageYesterday saw the launch of a new online magazine iGizmo. This is a magazine in the traditional sense of the word in that it is presented as an electronic view with pages to turn just like the real thing. Of course being online allows it to do other neat things like embed videos and link to websites – both of which iGizmo makes good use of.… Read the rest

WHY HAVING A REALLY BIG ONE HELPS

As part of the McLaren F1 teams punishment for “cheating” last season was that they were stripped of all their world championship points thereby finishing last with nil points. The way that F1 works is that the best place to be in the pits is in the garages closest to the exit.… Read the rest

NORTHERN ROCK

I note from the BBC that it is the deadline for Northern Rock bids to be in today. Along with one from Richard Branson’s Virgin group it is expected that these will include a bid from the existing management team. This is presumably the same team that helped get Northern Rock into the predicament that it currently finds itself in and needing to find a new buyer.… Read the rest

IPOD TOUCH UPDATE – UPDATE

Since my post yesterday about the iPod Touch update that add new applications and features to the device I have discovered that it also takes some things away. A couple of the existing applications were Calendar and Contacts which you could sync with Microsoft Outlook – not any more.… Read the rest