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Nokia deserts Europe

At one time Nokia represented 54% of the Finnish stock market. They were also a major employer of Finns. Since their change of strategy two years ago it seems they have gone from bad to worse, from the frying pan into the fire, and now it seems are planning even to undermine their own support […]

Monza F1 GP 2011 – BBC TV coverage

Having just lambasted ITV for their awful TV coverage of the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand and said that the BBC have the best sports TV coverage, I’m now wishing I hadn’t been quite so profuse in my praise of the Beeb.

OS X Lion strategy

When I read in the run up to Apple’s Mac OS X Lion being released that it was ‘going to bring a lot of iOS features to the desktop’ my heart sank. Apple strategists are making a fundamental business error here, getting their markets and products mixed up.

Why I don’t love the iPhone 4

My iPhone 3G contract ended in February, almost six months ago, and I’ve been very much looking forward to the launch of the new iPhone 4 from Apple. There’s been a lot of hype about the reception issues in certain conditions, but I don’t want to go into that here, it’s been covered enough elsewhere. […]

Apple Magic Mouse – Abracadabra or just a Cadaver?

I’ve recently bought an Apple Magic Mouse. To begin with it was frustrating because I was used to a middle mouse button on my macally ecomouse. Installing MagicPrefs sorted that out. It does have some problems though.

Small Business Server

So, you own a small business with between 5 and 15 employees and need to buy a server. Which one should you get – Windows based or Mac OS X based? Let’s look at the costs involved, because lets face it, businesses need to make money, right?

Which Mac should you get? An old switcher’s guide for new switchers

I first tried a Mac in, oh, about 1986. I hated it. Tiny little box with a screen in it, and the salesman sat me in front of it and tried to persuade me of its (expensive) merits by opening practically the only software they had for it – a Paint program. I wasn’t impressed. […]