As promised, I am finally getting around to doing the Kindle write-up I had been planning for a while. My device has been with me for a good two months now and I’ve read a handful of books on it. If you own one, let’s compare experiences. If you are thinking of getting one, perhaps the following may serve as a guide to you. Read More
RIM’s new flagship, the BlackBerry 9800, codename Torch, hit the market a short while ago. Featuring the traditional QWERTY keypad and a capacitive Touch screen, it promises to combine the familiar BlackBerry user experience with a slightly more ‘in’ interface. Its biggest selling point however lies in the new BlackBerry 6 operating system. I have had my Torch for a few weeks now and it is time to reflect on the experience. Read More
You know I have to. I just couldn’t leave Matt’s post about the PlayBook stand as it is!
Firstly, yes, you’re making some valid points with regards to hardware, size and pricing. I would also like to see how the 7 inch size of this and similar tablets holds up in an Apple-dominated market. Fair enough. But I am not sure that’s what it’s all about for RIM. Read More
In 2000, British copywriter Matt Beaumont released his debut ‘e’, subtitled ‘The Novel of Liars, Lunch and Lost Knickers’, an epistolary novel that tells the story of a British advertising agency and its employees. Why is that of any interest to a tech blog? ‘e’ was one of the first novels to use e-mails as a vehicle to drive the story, and did so in a highly entertaining and amusing manner. Last year he released ‘e Squared’, which may count as the official sequel, and true to fashion I am a bit tardy, but it is never too late to take a closer look at it. Read More
As an enthusiastic BlackBerry user and BES administrator, I have been asked several times what the big deal was. What are the advantages, why do people choose BlackBerry, why should you? The answer, as usual, is that it depends entirely on what your needs and requirements are. So, let me give you a few pointers with regards to hardware and software that will hopefully shed some light on the dark fruit. Read More