Reading Time: 3 minutes In what has now passed into geek folklore a young Steve Jobs recruited PepsiCo CEO John Sculley to go out to Silicon Valley and run Apple Computer with words to the effect of “Do you want to make a dent in the universe, or do you want to sell fizzy-sugared water all your life?” Unfortunately … Read moreBig Mobile meets Big Food
Reading Time: 1 minute Thanks to the Interesting People email list for flaging this article called World Domination Postponed in The Economist. Key points: Whilst many companies claim that they offer WiMax kit, you can’t buy it. There are no devices certified by the WiMax Forum, the guiding industry body. (Though I have heard of it being used for … Read moreWhat a load of WiMax!
Reading Time: 1 minute At one time very long ago, Doctors could be seen on cigarette advertisements advocating the beneficial properties of menthol laced tabs. Viz magazine spoofed this and the ‘Guinness is good for you’ advertisements with their range of ‘Ciggies and drink keep you in the pink’ spoof ads and merchandise. Now we all know better, that … Read moreBig Mobile
Reading Time: 1 minute I got rid of my 3G brick from Hutchison 3G UK in August when my contract ran out and am now back on a normal phone. One of my friends Andrew was asked by Orange to try one of their 3G handsets, a Sony Ericsson device. Whilst being no slim jim, it is svelte compared … Read more3G surprise
Reading Time: 1 minute A while ago I did a back to basics entry on how I had moved from a perfectly good Nokia 6600 to a older, more elegant and better looking 8850. According to Josh Rubin’s Coolhunting blog I am not alone, in fact there is a website called Retrofone to cater for people like me. Why? … Read moreBack to the future