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Welcome! This is my tech blog, my personal feed, and generally home to some of my private ideas, thoughts, rants, etc...
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UK Radio Player launching online on 31 March! (04 March 2011)
It's official! We've been working on it, and today we're officially allowed to tell you about it. Radio Player -- the UK's official cross-industry online media player web app, is launching at the end of this month! It ...
It is essential that the UK's internet infrastructure is improved and expanded, within and beyond urban areas, and a nation-wide project must commence without further delay. This is now a race against time. With renewed urgency, serious ac ...
A small number of organisations are making it their business to copy other people's products and attack the companies behind the original idea. It's a dangerous trend, but some organisations, including certain exceptionally powerful and influen ...
Prediction: Microsoft will dominate the tablet market (26 January 2011)
Allow me to make an easy prediction: Windows will dominate the tablet market. To some people this will sound like a bold prediction. We've been exposed to an unprecedented flow of hype about one particular product in this marketplace: the iPad. ...