Twittering TV – when old meets new

Wednesday, 29 September 2010 by

Imagine if every TV show began with a hashtag to use for tweeting your thoughts and feedback about the broadcast. It’s a whole new animal when TV overlaps with Twitter, and Later…with Jools Holland let it out of the cage last night.

Awards — what are they good for?

Wednesday, 22 September 2010 by

Websites can vary wildly in design, from forum-style set-ups to collections of classified ads, but the most successful ones all deliver on three key elements: navigation, content and — most important — usability.

Apple may be relieving restrictions on the use of Flash tools to develop iOS apps, but will it be prepared to allow Flash onto its platforms proper? If it doesn’t it may be a case of cutting off the nose to spite the face.

Tired but appy

Wednesday, 08 September 2010 by

Is there anything apps can’t do? Well, yes, it turns out there is. Quite a lot, in fact. App fever is sweeping the digital nation, but for this smartphone owner, app fatigue has set in, with all the inevitability of rain at a music festival.

Apple’s Midas (i)Touch

Wednesday, 01 September 2010 by

The iPod may have fueled Apple’s stratospheric rise to the top of the computer pile, but nostalgia doesn’t pay the bills. If the iPod no longer has what it takes to add to the cash pile, it’ll be dropped like an i-stone.