Category Archives: Technology

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Ofcom’s social networking report 1

There have been many developments in social networks recently. It all started with the likes of Friendster and Friends Reunited. Now we have Facebook and many more people hoping to mimic or eclipse the success of Facebook’s creator, Mark Zuckerberg. The positives and negatives of this variety of website were looked at in Ofcom’s recent […]

OOXML fun and games 1

If you’re an average home user, then I know what you’re thinking: “I can’t wait to hear the latest news about the emotional rollercoaster that is Office Open XML.” I hope you all noticed the slight hint of sarcasm there. The fact is, no average home user (at least no-one who fits within the currently […]

Is the mobile phone extinct? 2

According to, the definition of a mobile/cellphone is: “noun:a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver [syn: cellular telephone]” and the definition of a telephone is: “–noun1. an apparatus, system, or process for transmission of sound or speech to a distant point, esp. […]

Infomania 1

Todd Bishop posted an article recently in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer about something called Infomania, which I found very interesting. When you first hear that term, you think it’s one of those terms that you here in things such as management speak. However, it’s a bit more than pointless terminology. “A September 2005 study by Basex […]