There can be no doubt that Apple’s SDK release for the iPhone / iPod touch is big. No, massive. Apart from the obvious benefits to consumers (third party apps coming in June), the SDK is a game changer for developers.

There can be no doubt that Apple’s SDK release for the iPhone / iPod touch is big. No, massive. Apart from the obvious benefits to consumers (third party apps coming in June), the SDK is a game changer for developers.    In my view the biggest news was not so much the SDK itself but […]

keeping up with web 2.o and social networks

It felt liberating to ditch my Facebook account last week. I’ve moved on – Facebook was beginning to feel far too much like the new MySpace, which I often refer to as the trailer park of the web. Don’t get me wrong – the idea is great. But I am a bit of a tech […]

Jay’s predictions for MacWorld 2008

Well, as is the tradition I thought I would share my predictions for Guru Steve Job’s product line annoucements in the Apple keynote tomorrow:  1. Macbook lite/nano/airApple enters the UMPC market with a tablet based sub-notebook. It will sit between the iPhone and entry level Macbook in the product line up. I suspect it will be […]

Free on Three

Happy New Year everyone etc…  Recently a friend told me that he was able to connect to the web via a usb serial cable and his three cellphone (on the unlimited web tariff). Apparently, it was very easy to do so through a Windows system and the standard Nokia suite….Inspired, I set about a new year days […]

More exciting news on the Eee PC

The Eee PC is still the talk of the tech world – and rightly so. Engadget are reporting that a generous hacker has compiled a Xubuntu distro for the pocket sized laptop. It seems like it supports the native hardware….Without wanting to get on my open source soap box – this is exactly why I love Linux […]

What podcasts I’m listening to

In a week of pretty much zero tech news, I thought I’d take a look at podcasts I’m listening to and watching. So, in alphabetical order: Apple Phone Show Ask a Ninja Buzz out Loud – CNET CommandN h.264 Cranky Geeks Daily Breakfast Farming Today (I know – but it has sentimental value) Fr. Geek’s […]