The Blog

OK so it had to happen. You start a website, you open yourself to the world of the critic and eventually you write some uninteresting twaddle that you expect everyone else to read. Well, here’s my twaddle to add to the Twaddle Ocean that is the internet. I might not always be as accurate as you would like, but I try. I hope you enjoy it.

The Apple Keynote – LMUG’s Reaction


  So the big announcement has been and gone and to say that it had a mixed reception is somewhat of an understatement. I’ve got quite an active Twitter feed and the […]

Posted by on Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Tim Cook has “one more thing” for us. It’s a watch.

Apple have announced  that they will release…a watch. The Apple Watch was Tim Cook’s “one more thing moment”, and the announcement caused delirium in the convention centre. He described it as Apple’s […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

Prices of the new iPhone

The iPhone 6 will cost: 16GB: $199 64GB: $299 128GB: $399   The iPhone 6 Plus will cost: 16GB: $299 64GB: $399 128GB: $499   There is no 32 GB model. iPhones […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

Tim Cook sends first tweet from new iPhone 6 backstage from Apple event

I'm backstage and this is my first tweet from my iPhone 6. It's amazing. You're going to love it. — Tim Cook (@tim_cook) September 9, 2014

Posted by on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

iPhone 6 is launched – both of them

I’m  trying to keep up for you despite the terrible Apple livestream, which is crashing and buffering horribly. What we do know is that, according to Tim Cook “we are launching the […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

Live coverage – the Apple iPhone 6 and wearables keynote

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Apple Keynote. We’re here in the Tiger Tiger nightclub in Piccadilly in London, where the London Mac User Group are hosting a packed […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

The iPhone is no longer The Benchmark for Smartphones


At what point did Marconi stop being the de facto radio manufacturer? When did Roy Jacuzzi sit in his hottub and realise that other people where outstripping him in the market place […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

Jennifer’s Grimm Fairytale


Firstly, I want to outright state that I in no way condone the hacking of any device to retrieve personal data without permission and that I have some sympathy for Jennifer Lawrence […]

Posted by on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

My Geocaching Summer


So this summer I thought I’d try something new to do with the family. Whilst pondering what this was The National Trust put out their 50 things to do before you’re 11 […]

Posted by on Saturday, 30 August 2014

Facebook performs research, internet complains…


So Facebook has been getting quite a bit of heat this week for some experiments they conducted back in January 2012 on users of Facebook. For those of you who have been […]

Posted by on Thursday, 03 July 2014

The Knife and The Plate


‘When The Knife touches The Plate…only the meat is cut’ – Chinese Proverb I don’t care for discussions on the fairness of business. Business isn’t fair. Never has been and never will […]

Posted by on Sunday, 11 May 2014

Gadget Show Live 2014


I’ve been a regular Gadget Show Live attendee for the last few years and this year was no exception. As you probably already know Gadget Show Live is the UK’s version of […]

Posted by on Sunday, 13 April 2014

The Macworld/iWorld Shuffle


OK, so here’s how its going to work for the tour of The Macworld/iWorld Show Floor today. The show floor is underground so we need to gather interviews from Vendors throughout the […]

Posted by on Thursday, 27 March 2014

The iPad Pro

    The last time we did this, it has to be said, we were pretty close. This time we are two months sooner than we were last time and whilst there […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

A Passion for Perfection


  There are no bad images, if anyone says they “like it”. The adoration of photography is what makes it such a great medium. The personal response to a moment captured by […]

Posted by on Monday, 04 November 2013

The Tesco HUDL Tablet & Specs


So the rumours were true. Tesco has a tablet coming and its directly aimed at throwing down the gauntlet to The Amazon Kindle Fire. The specs are below and fairly simple but […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Designing a Smarter Smart Watch


Who could ever forget the 80’s? It was the decade where innovations came about and gave us a glimpse of the 21st century. With the launch of the first desktop PC, the […]

Posted by on Friday, 31 May 2013

Augmented Reality?


Sooner than you can say ‘heads-up display’ we’ll all be meandering around pointing our mobile devices at the world and immediately knowing that the shop to your left is offering 50% discount […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 02 April 2013

Is That A New Watch?


So now several of the bigger names in the tech industry have openly stated that they are working on smartwatches, and have been doing so for some time. Meanwhile the Apple rumor […]

Posted by on Monday, 25 March 2013

It’s So Boring

Worlds Apart 006

One could argue that the computers, tablets and smartphones a lot of us have and use on a daily basis are quite sophisticated little machines. Their basic design has been a slow […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 12 February 2013