In a rare off-topic post, tech journalism is full of bitching and scathing attacks. But should it be? When did idle threats and hostility overtake common sense? Article
Charlie Osborne talks about (and to) the next generation of IT users.
London-based Charlie Osborne is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher. She holds a degree in Medical Anthropology.
Have you ever considered why the Mac is so well suited to the home environment? Has it ever occurred to you why the Mac is great with multimedia, with fun stuff like graphics and movie editing, but not so great at the serious stuff?
The UK government are currently looking into solutions to bringing Internet pirates to a standstill. With multiple cards on the table still but "all but ruled out" using a three strike system which the French government have already undertaken.
Windows 7 has saved Microsoft after suffering the side-effects from Vista for years after initial release. But can the world regain confidence in Microsoft after the post-Vista blues? Article
I've been slowly warming to Twitter over the last few months. I've bombed it before and struggled with it ever since, but with my new knowledge of hashtags and the search function, it's getting easier and faster to find real-time updates on events which are happening.
Have you ever had one of those days where you wake up with an already sour feeling in your stomach, and just know that the rest of the day is going to be the epitome of crap? Today was that day.
Microsoft, in a mysterious move, have offered anyone with a valid shipping address in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, a free TechNet Professional subscription.As Neowin points out, it may well not be for absolutely everyone, but it does appear to be so.
Summer is fast approaching and job vacancies are being snapped up faster than a fat person snapping up cake in a bakery. Undergraduates like me, but unlike me as you will see, are struggling to make it through the term through the lack of work and employment opportunities on the market.
My editor-in-chief Larry Dignan posted a short time ago about Bing, Microsoft's newly branded search engine. His first thoughts were that of positive ones and had a nice first impression of the site as:Bing is quick (all posts);The interface is clean;And the search results were handy.
The news broke the other day of Microsoft disabling their instant messaging network, Windows Live Messenger, to a number of countries including Sudan, Syria, North Korea, Cuba and Iran, due to a number of trade embargoes which the US government has against these countries.Long story short, the trade embargoes essentially restricts the import and export of goods to a country, sovereignty or government often due to political reasons, as a "form of protest against another country's practices".