New Citrus Technology Empowers Communications

Reading Time: 1 minute According to news coverage of the latest campaign by Which Magazine, up to one in seven mobile phones break down within the first 12 months. Nokia and Samsung were found to be the most reliable, Motorola and Sony Ericsson weren’t. It was no surprise that mobile network 3, was found to be the most prone […]

In The Mood For Tech

Reading Time: 2 minutes When I studied at college I was told that the chocolate manufacturers loved a recession. As people were insecure or depressed they bought more chocolate. According to, Forrester Reseach has come to a similar conclusion about some gadgets. They have broken consumers down by income (high and low) and by the attitude to technology […]

From White Heat to Flickering Flame

Reading Time: 1 minute It had been too long since I read Peter Cochrane’s column on (which I noticed has changed descriptor from ‘column’ to ‘blog’ in line with the latest media fad). In his July 14th posting he talked about the pace of innovation that has been running at break neck speed since before Harold Wilson’s ‘White […]

The UK can have a crack at the big time

Reading Time: 2 minutes When I first saw this Deloitte report talking about the opportunities available to the UK my immediate thoughts about the language and imagery used in both the title and the front cover, were that the authors were trying to invoke the promising loser status of British tennis players like Tim Henman. The ball’s in our […]

The Mac Is Dead, Long Live The New Mac

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Mac Is Dead, Long Live The New Mac Originally uploaded by renaissancechambara. Picture courtesy of Apple Computer Inc. Last Saturday evening, my trusty iBook G3, gave up the ghost in spectacular fashion, I needed a replacement machine sharpish to do work from home. This meant that the usual online shopping expedition was off the […]