Neilsen Online has just released a report stating that amongst other things such as search engine usage, social networking is more popular than email. Considering email is one of the main ways students hear about things from the student unions and university, is email becoming a thing of the past?
Charlie Osborne talks about (and to) the next generation of IT users.
London-based medical anthropologist Charlie Osborne is a journalist, graphic designer and former teacher.
We have our music spread over multiple devices from MP3 compatible mobile phones to iPods. Microsoft are a step closer to solving this problem by integrating two new features into Windows Media Player: a cloud-based remote control and Internet streaming of your media library.
It's about time I wrote a ranting Friday post. I've been taking a look at the Microsoft Recite beta program, which is meant to help you record, search, and retrieve mental notes and reminders using speech.
After reading the article over on Neowin, via ZDNet Australia, about the chief information officer of Research in Motion, the company which makes the BlackBerry device, recording absolutely every communication within the corporation, this shocked and stunned me.We, the students, as the next generation of IT users, are already in a state of disarray when it comes to the surveillance state, with cameras and devices monitoring our movements and tracking us through the street.
Some time ago, a Microsoft executive was trying to find a device to equip his son, soon to be heading off to university, without much success. Through toil and trouble, Microsoft have announced today a partnership with Lenovo, a world leader in innovative ideas and computer builder, to create the Ultimate Academic PC.
We welcome you today, to the marrying of the Web and the Desktop, in holy matrimony. At the annual Microsoft Research TechFest event, the lid was lifted on a new Software+Services cloud application which would revolutionise how we share, store and send information.
For many, Windows 7 has become a bit of a bore, with little news and nothing more than speculation due to Sinofsky's Gestapo marketing tactics. Over the last week, the Engineering 7 blog, the official blog behind the next generation operating system, gave a detailed outline of all the finalised features.
The UK government in recent weeks has strongly advised colleges and universities to monitor networks for Islamic fundamentalism and extremism. With the release of a "toolkit" by the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills, students are asking questions about their civil liberties.
Today, Facebook are creating an online space dubbed the "town hall" which will make changes to how the social network interacts with its users. In the last week or so, there was mass controversy over the sudden change in the terms and conditions which, essentially, allowed Facebook to do anything and everything, with anything that is uploaded to its servers.
Microsoft have rolled out a new and improved set of features for Office Live Workspace, which now offers more functionality and interaction with cloud vs. offline Office applications.