OK, Christmas is over so put down the mince pie, fatty. It's time to get down to business, and this time I'm throwing myself in at the deep-end, in the salt-water connected to battery mains, swamped with sharks with lasers on their heads.
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.
Students need security; it's a paramount element of university life. Without security, our laptops can go missing (or stolen, depending on which university you go to), and a good proportion of your life you can say goodbye to.
Warning: Gratuitous devastation of a computer. Mac lovers rejoice.
My friend Steve Clayton, long time employee of Microsoft and general geek genius, posted a video which really blew my mind. The delivery of this "presentation" by Dick Hardt, who recently joined the corporation, is unique in style, and will draw you in, like some crack addict being tempted with a chocoloate fudge brownie.
With the rise of online media, from YouTube to Facebook, WordPress to the New York Times, journalism has expanded over the course of the last decade into a new era. "Journalism" may not be guaranteed work all of the time, but it is most certainly in my eyes one of the main focuses of future careers for students.
Zack Whittaker is still trying to work out where he lives, after one massive new year party last night. This post was written a few days ago.
After using the finalised Windows 7 beta build (build 7000) for a good few days as my primary operating system, I'm exceptionally happy with it. I've tried to find bugs, as it is pre-release software, but so far have found none, which bodes well for the software giant.
The next generation of terrorism is turning to the web to spread propaganda and launch attacks. Are students taking advantage of this easy way to "get political"?
Let's face it; they're a fashion icon. They do what George Michael does to drugs, or what Amy Winehouse does to drugs music.
While many of you have travelled long and far across the country (or state) to get home for Christmas, Hanukkah, and any other holiday during this festive season. But many of you still have essays which need handing in by the end of this or next month.