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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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

Vivaty rolls out 'student friendly' development platform

Vivaty rolls out 'student friendly' development platform

I've written about Vivaty before, the new add-on to your existing social network, modelling your entire network in three dimensions. Before, they gave you your own blank scene and avatar, allowing you to mix and match your own virtual 3D "profile page" which interacts just as we would do in real life.

August 6, 2008 by in Developer

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