Charlie Osborne

London-based Charlie Osborne is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher. She holds a degree in Medical Anthropology.

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Who put the 'crap' in 'Crapintosh'?

Zack Whittaker has taken a few days off to "get his head together", so in the meantime his best friend, Elliot Harrison, has stepped up to the firing squad to cover this week.The hate campaign certain Windows users have against Macintosh users must stop!

December 1, 2008 by


Twitter: is there any point?

The last few days have been an eye-opener for me, because I've discovered there may in fact be little point in having Twitter. I see Twitter as a pain in the arse, something you have to go out of your way for and tell the world something you really shouldn't have to.

November 24, 2008 by


The ultimate student handheld: something for Christmas?

I've taken many months looking for the ultimate student device; something fairly cheap and not too expensive (especially in this current credit climate), something that'll last for a while, something which which can be multi-purpose; none of this "buy a camera, a phone and a sat-nav" when you can have it in all one little device.I think I've found it.

November 24, 2008 by


Office 2.0: a digital revolution for students worldwide

With hundreds of thousands, if not millions of people using Google Apps and Zoho, two of the main cloud office suites on the web, Microsoft once again sees an opportunity to slam it's iron fist onto the web in hope of crushing the same competitors as before.With Windows 7 on the way, from the people I've spoken to, students just don't seem that phased by it.

November 17, 2008 by