E-books are now out-selling paper books, at least according to Amazon, and are tipped as the must have gadget of the impending festive season. Is this truly The Age of the E-Book, or are consumers being short-changed by a sub-standard product, actually worth far less than their predecessors? In this, the first of a series … Continued
UPDATE: On the 5th of October 2011 Steve Jobs passed away after suffering from pancreatic cancer. While calling Jobs a genius may be a stretch, he was certainly an innovator whose vision not only turned Apple around but made it into the world’s leading technology company. This week marked the end of an era in … Continued
With news this week that both the iPhone and Android phones track and store information about the owners location, and with neither company offering an explanation of their reasons for doing so, has it just become the accepted norm that our privacy is being steadily eroded, and there is nothing we can do about it … Continued
Hailed, somewhat naively, as the future of computing, Cloud Computing has taken off apace. However with Amazon’s EC2 Cloud suffering a 36 hour outage recently, it has once again begged the question, is Cloud Computing the future, or the past?