Monthly Archives: May 2012

To Gear Or Not To Gear

Tyre SmokeI like cars. A lot. They move me, not just physically but also with a degree of emotion. Whilst I embrace the internal combustion engine and motorsport, I actually like the options that electric motors give and they can make cars better. However, I find myself getting frustrated with the exponents of this technology as they keep pushing views which I see as being rather peculiar. Read the rest of this entry

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My OS Love

I Love webOSWhen it comes to tech, mobile operating systems are pretty much the leading edge of fanboydom. Apple leads by a long way thanks to iOS, Google’s Android also has a huge following, then there’s Windows Phone 7, RIM’s Blackberry, plus a plethora of other much neglected systems. My love, however, goes to webOS. Read the rest of this entry

The Connection To FB

FaREDACTEDokFacebook – The behemoth of the social media world has, at time of writing, 901 million monthly users which means it’s theoretically representative of about 13% of the worlds population. Such is the influence of Facebook that even arguably the biggest internet giant Google has tried its own thing with Google+ which has yet to have a significant influence despite being able to bring in other aspects such as Youtube, Blogspot, and Google Mail. As such, businesses across the world, from the small enterprise right up to the global media enterprises, have set out their stall on Facebook in order to attract followers and disseminate their messages. In order to make this so, FB have made it relatively simple for companies to do this and companies have responded by offering prizes etc for loyalty and likes. So we’re all signed up and interacting right? Well… maybe not. Read the rest of this entry