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What wearable tech should look like

What wearable tech should look like

Published on: Mar 07 2014 by Tom - Leave a Comment
The concept of wearable tech is starting to hit the mainstream with Samsung having a smartwatch available for some time and rumours of what Apple might bring constantly...
Android apps open up to web search

Android apps open up to web search

Published on: Nov 09 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
One of the main reasons I rarely recommend a mobile app for a council service is that any information contained within the app is only available within the app –...
“Why we fail”, or “getting the design right and getting the right design.”

“Why we fail”, or “getting the design right and getting the right design.”

Published on: Sep 02 2013 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Victor Lombard writes about the downfall of Google Wave… I think of it this way: if we only test bottle openers, we may never realize customers prefer screw-top...
There are no “regular results” on Google anymore.

There are no “regular results” on Google anymore.

Published on: Oct 17 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Google search results are always customised to some extent, a study by competing search engine ducksuckgo has reported. The study involved 131 volunteers conducting the...
Now using web fonts

Now using web fonts

Published on: Sep 10 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
I  wish I’d tried using web fonts ages ago. I’ve just changed the site to use Rock Salt for the header and Open Sans for the rest of the text. If you’re...
Essential iPad apps

Essential iPad apps

Published on: Apr 27 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
It seems a tradition for anyone with a blog and an iPad to list their “essential” apps, so here’s mine. Accuweather – Is it still raining...
How tech giants deal with dissent.

How tech giants deal with dissent.

Published on: Nov 17 2011 by Tom - 1 Comment
A few weeks ago I saw this peice on The Register about an Apple employee who was fired as a result of privately making derogatory comments about Apple’s brand...
Positive and negative Google Plus hyperboyle, it’s all the same.

Positive and negative Google Plus hyperboyle, it’s all the same.

Published on: Nov 15 2011 by Tom - Leave a Comment
These opinion pieces are everywhere. Why Google+ Pages Isn’t Good for Business 4 Reasons Google+ Brand Pages Will Be Better Than Facebook’s Google Plus...
Sexy google

Sexy google

Published on: Mar 07 2011 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Our corporate firewall at work got a bit over excited today and decided to block www.google.co.uk as it had been categorised as “sex” Someone somewhere...
Can you freeze cheese? And other important questions.

Can you freeze cheese? And other important questions.

Published on: Aug 12 2009 by Tom - 1 Comment
The people at Mashable have been busy. Busy seeing what google is really used for. They ask the important questions of  “When will…” “Why is...