Category: Online column

A weekly tech column written for The Southland Times, a company that pays well enough to keep me in handbags and Drambuie

Tuned in to the weather

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) I suppose I should get the obvious conversation-starter out of the way now by saying ‘how about this interesting wee spell of weather we’re having at the moment”. I was…

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Battle of the social sites begins

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) A few years ago, the internet was all about email, chatrooms and pornography sites, but as the younger generation infiltrates the web, that focus has moved to social networking.  The…

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Are people tiring of Facebook?

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) Has Facebook peaked? Has the bubble burst? Will it still be part of our lives a decade from now. I’m sure these burning questions are  on everyone’s lips after the…

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iThis and iThat fatigue

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) Apple guru and single-handed supporter of the black turtleneck jersey industry Steve Jobs has announced the latest iDevelopment and it’s got the geek world abuzz. It’s that mid-winter “feels like…

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