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I’m Annoyed – Are U 2?

16.9.2014 by Jenn Granger

I came home late the other night to find that an entire U2 album had been mysteriously downloaded onto my iTunes. Considering that I took against Bono some time ago, and I really don’t like U2, I assumed it was a tiredness-induced hallucination or that my housemates had decided to launch psychological warfare against me. The reality was far more sinister. Apple had ‘gifted’ me, along with half a billion other unsuspecting iTunes users, U2’s latest album ‘Songs of Innocence’… by automatically pushing it onto our devices. Well, the only gift it gave me was a more comprehensive knowledge of…

Patching Some Core Problems

2.7.2014 by Jenn Granger

Keeping your devices patched can mean the difference between smooth sailing and sinking beneath security waters like a leaky barge. Microsoft does it monthly, Android on the regular, and on Monday Apple released a whole new batch of OS, web browser and…

You Get More than Apple with Cider

20.5.2014 by Jenn Granger

Whoever said Android and Apple couldn't be friends had clearly never had cider. And I don't mean the delicious, fruity drink that is often used to forge friendships, but the new software Cider, that allows Apple and Android apps to play…

What Does Apple’s Acquisition of Particle Mean for HTML5?

18.10.2012 by Alice Cullen

Last month it was reported that Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, was less than willing to embrace HTML5 with open social-networking shaped arms. However, not everyone was as quick to dismiss the latest version of HTML - with Apple recently celebrating…

‘Appy Holidays! Record Breaking Festive Season for Apple and Android

4.1.2012 by Alice Cullen

The Christmas rush for smart-phones has bolstered sales to record breaking highs with more than 1.2 billion apps downloaded in one week! Download figures for the Christmas week (December 25-31) smashed the month’s average of 750,000 per week and solidified…

Apple in the Cloud

2.8.2011 by Jenn Granger

At the beginning of June Apple unveiled its new iCloud service at the Apple developer's conference. The cloud is one area in which Apple has let competitors get a head start with the likes of Amazon's EC2 and Google Apps…

Thought Police Here we Come

27.4.2006 by Chris N

Behind Winston's back the voice from the telescreen was still babbling away about pig-iron and the overfulfilment of the Ninth Three-Year Plan. The telescreen received and transmitted simultaneously. Any sound that Winston made, above the level of a very low…