Not Even Lawyers Read Terms and Conditions

Lawyers use Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) to baffle people into handing over sensitive data and giving away rights.  Legalese is a mystical language that affects many but is understood y few.  As a general rule, I try and read the terms of any offer which requires me to hand over personal information, especially when it […]

Does iPhone OS 3.0 Indicate No Imminent Hardware Refresh?

Looking back at the lifecycle of iPhone software releases, it’s easy to identify Apple’s set objectives at the time. The initial release, which went hand in hand with the first iPhone hardware, was out there to quickly woo the market and gain a significant footing in an already crowded marketplace. It was aimed at early […]

iPhone 3.0 Software Previewed

Earlier today Apple gave the world a sneak peak of it’s upcoming iPhone version 3.0 software. This is clearly a substantial release, with Apple touting over 1000 new APIs and 100 end user features for this release. There’s already a significant amount of coverage out there regarding the preview, so let’s focus on some of […]

Apple and the Record Labels Get Charitable for Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day 2009 is upon us and all around the UK people are donning wigs and plastic noses and doing “something funny for money”. If you’re not familiar with Red Nose Day, also known as Comic Relief, it’s a UK-wide event, orchestrated by the BBC that raises money for various national and international charities. […]

Week of Safari 4 – Summary

The Beta label can be a difficult proposition when it comes to software. Companies like Google have applied it to products that are clearly far beyond what I would categorise as a Beta release, whereas other companies who have treated it more traditionally have been criticised for releasing half baked products. It’s a difficult line […]

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