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

One wedding and a funeral

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) It’s been a busy old week or two on the interwebs, with the royal wedding popping up at every turn to fill in the gaps between the fake “Osama’s dead”…

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Illegal downloads same as shoplifting

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) I’d like to take this opportunity to raise my hand and say I couldn’t care less about the ”controversial” copyright infringement bill that seems to have everyone else getting their  knickers…

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Apple’s timing is off

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) It’s always heartening to hear that the big guns have misfired. Apple has had another whoopsie with its sexy wee iPhones, with daylight savings time in the United States causing…

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New kid in hallowed company

(This is the Online column, written for The Southland Times) I was temporarily filled with hope for the youth of today when I saw a report saying more than 75 per cent of their entertainment searches are for music. Sadly,…

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