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Mac OS 10.4 “Tiger” to ship April 29

The Apple website turns black !! The latest version of the best desktop operating system Mac OS Tiger is set to ship within weeks, priced at £89. Look for special events at the AppleStore Regent Street.

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Technology Thoughts

Is that a gadget in your pocket …

Silicon.com reports that the average London commuter carry’s £500 ($1000) worth of electronics with them on their journey to work. It’s easy to see how this all adds up, and I’m often packing a mobile phone, blackberry, ipod and powerbook whenever I travel. What ever happened to device consolidation most of the above devices functions […]

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GIS Technology

Is the show over ?

Remember the excitement of your first trade show, hundreds if not thousands of people thronging the showfloor, bags full of brochures, silly bug giveaways, I remember one year at Autodesk we gave away bottles of bubble liquid – popular with the kids !!, fond memories. Increasing distant memories perhaps as the trade show slowly dies […]

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GIS Technology

Magic batteries – not aprils fools yet!!

The Register this morning reports that Toshiba have developed a new type of battery for mobile devices which can be fast charged reaching 80% capacity in just one minute!! The battery also lasts much longer than today’s best of breed Lithium ion batteries and operates more effectively over a wider temperature range, down to -40°C. […]

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Just a few more seconds… taking control of my mobile.

How many times have you missed a call because your mobile has diverted to voicemail after a few rings?. A search of the web came up with a solution – changing the time it takes for a call to divert is something which needs to be set on the network not your phone. So for […]