Jake Smith

Jake Smith has worked for a variety of technology-focused publications over the years, covering Apple's smartphone rise as an editor at 9to5mac and the explosion of the consumer tech obsession for Pocket-lint as US News Editor. Jake currently attends the University of Kentucky, studying finance, and thinks drones will be the next big thing.

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The music scene: legal vs. illegal

The music scene: legal vs. illegal

Music is a huge part of our lives, not just students, but it does have a major effect on how we interact, integrate and collaborate. Music can be seen as a work enhancer, a relationship matcher, a commonality between groups or connections - most just see it as something to compliment a mood.

September 11, 2008 by in Security

The end of the world?

The end of the world?

Probably not.Today (Wednesday, well it is for me anyway), we see the first beam test of the LHC, the Large Hadron Collider, in the CERN's labs in Switzerland.

September 9, 2008 by in Hardware

Is VoIP the way forward?

Is VoIP the way forward?

Instead of writing about something in the world or sparking controversy, I thought I'd open this one up as a simple, easy rolling discussion.With all the technology we hold today; unified communications, interoperability amongst technologies, protocols spreading and sharing rules, an ever expanding phone and networked systems - are we really heading towards a VoIP only world?

September 8, 2008 by in Mobility

Microsoft Student Technology Day UK

Microsoft Student Technology Day UK

Note Wednesday 1st October 2008, a little over 3 weeks away from today in your diary. Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft and a whole load of influential partners and companies will be in London for the Microsoft Student Technology Day.

September 4, 2008 by in CXO

The depressing future of the Internet

The depressing future of the Internet

A brief overview of how the Internet came about: some years ago, some military boffs thought it'd be awesome if computers could talk to each other, so the US could nuke the hell out of other countries without actually being near there. A smart professor from England then came up with an idea to plug on top of the original idea, to make text and pictures appear on a screen.

August 28, 2008 by in Security

Windows Live Wave 3 managed beta begins

Windows Live Wave 3 managed beta begins

Zack Whittaker was on compassionate leave when this was posted; posted offline and scheduled to release during this week.For many weeks, months, and I'd even say for around a year now, the kind gentry over at LiveSide have been keeping us up to date with Windows Live this and that.

August 22, 2008 by in Enterprise Software

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