I don't often write about Apple or Nokia, because they're not really my remit. But in a way they are, because students rely entirely on mobile devices and cell phones.
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.
I saw this post which my friend and colleague Jennifer Leggio wrote a few moments ago, and as soon as I saw it, my blood boiled with rage.In a nutshell, the guy who created Monster.
Microsoft isn't a fan of netbooks. To put it down to one thing, it means they lose revenue in the long run.
After checking Twitter a few moments ago, I was shocked, horrified and appalled at the news that a student from Chicago threatened suicide over the forceful, bullying tactics of major media corporations.I didn't think my 200th post on ZDNet would result in me saying this.
I love playing with new things, new websites, services and devices. But after rejoining Twitter, speared on by extreme peer presure from my colleagues, I discovered how scarily connected the whole world was; suddenly woken up to this world, closely entwined with this new revolution of next generation web technologies.
I've lived in the cloud for two days solid, and it's not as easy as I thought it would be. I traded in my applications for web alternatives - such as MSN Web Messenger, Google Docs, Acrobat.
Hot off the newswire today, Microsoft Exchange Labs which previously provides an Exchange service to Live@edu users, used by hundreds of universities around the world, has been named Outlook Live. Now, don't think for a second that it's just a new name, therefore a new fad, because it's not.
I thought it would be a good idea to give real cloud computing a go. For the next 48 hours (because of the time difference, I'll start at 9am GMT and finish in two days time on Friday morning.
Thumbtack looks a little scary at first, and it's not that easy working out how to utilise what it provides. You may well take a first glance, think, "well this makes no sense" and never bother with it again.
I feel a bit of a hypocrite to be writing this, but it's got to a point where this just has to stop. I know people are excited about the next version of Windows, but when will you, the international audience, wake up and smell the coffee?