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

IPOD TOUCH UPDATE

ipod So the picture on the left is what my iPod Touch looked like after I had applied the software update announced at Macworld earlier in the week. The big question is, however, is it worth the £12 price tag that Apple have cheekily applied to it?… Read the rest

BYRNE ON DOHERTY

Interesting article in Wired magazine this month where Talking Heads’ David Byrne examines the state of the music industry and the alternative delivery methods for today’s artists. I won’t go through the whole article other than to say that it is well worth a read and I particularly enjoyed the comment Byrne made on artists taking control of their own destiny: “Not everyone is as smart as those nerdy Radiohead boys.… Read the rest

THE YEAR OF PERSONALISATION

It looks like that 2008 is going to be the year that personalisation really takes off. The picture on the left is the cover of a magazine sent to me by a software reseller and the cover has my name printed on to the front as one of the lead stories.… Read the rest

ORB

I have recently been trying out version 2 of Orb. I really like the idea of being able to get access to music/pictures/videos etc. held on my home PC anywhere in the world and on pretty much any device. While I ran my trial I was able to get access on other PCs, my iPod Touch, my BlackBerry and a Pocket PC.… Read the rest

FOR GOD’S SAKE

So the new Liberal Democrat leader is in hot water already with the “revelation” that he does not believe in God. No sooner had he answered the question than he was having to beat a hasty retreat and saying things like that he had “enormous respect for people who have religious faith” and that his wife was a Catholic.… Read the rest

NEW F1 WORLD CHAMPION

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OPEN MIC

With the advent of multi-channel TV the publishers need to find something to fill these channels. So today on BBC Parliament we have live coverage of the Labour Party Conference, complete and unedited. From the little I saw this morning this message hadn’t got through to the MP Keith Vaz who was chairing a Q&A session.… Read the rest

GUILTY AS CHARGED

Today the FIA have released details of why they came to the decision to fine McLaren a record $100M in the Ferrari spy scandal. I did wonder yesterday if McLaren might appeal but seeing the evidence I don’t think they should bother and think themselves lucky that they weren’t kicked out for 2007 & 08.… Read the rest

MCLAREN $100M LIGHTER

McLaren PhotocopierSo the FIA have decided. McLaren are guilty and it’s going to cost them $100M and all their points docked from the 2007 constructors championship. In some senses it could have been worse. Earlier this afternoon Autosport.com were reporting that McLaren were going to be kick out of the 2008 championship too.… Read the rest