Office 365 Trial… Oh

Microsoft have recently given MSDN subscribers a free one year subscription to Office 365. I thought it might be a nice alternative to Google Apps for Business, especially since Google have started charging for even the most basic of services. I managed to get my domain set up and the email client works really well. […]

Some Thoughts on Windows 8

I like it. I do. I think having the same base on which you publish phone, tablet and PC software is a smart move, business wise. Personally, I believe that big screen work (software development, photography etc.) means that predictions of the death of the desktop are daft, and if you can get your OS […]

First Impressions of Windows Live Office

I had high hopes for these tools. Online versions of Microsoft’s Office applications could save me from the file conversion hell that is often the result of using Google Docs. Well here they are and I’m sad to say (actually quite gleeful since I do so love to complain) that my first impressions aren’t great. […]


I am defined by time. “Obvious!” I hear you say. Well yes, but I would say I am more so than others. Everything I’ve ever done has felt bound by time. It all has to fit in. All of it. I harbour great envy for those able to maintain an attitude so laid back that […]

iPod Nano With… Video?

iPod nano now has a built-in video camera that lets you record fun as it happens. Then share it with friends on the Internet. It’s the video camera that’s small enough to take with you everywhere. Apparently, the one thing the iPod Nano lacked was a video camera. I understand. No other common consumer devices […]