Tag Archives: computer

MacBook Air or MacBook Pro?

One or two people recently have been talking to me about buying either a MacBook Air or a MacBook Pro. Both I think are pretty awesome devices, I have an 11″ MacBook Air and think it’s great. It’s done everything … Continue reading

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Technology Firsts

Two of my Technology Firsts. My first computer technology experience involved buying a Sinclair ZX81 computer, and in a way it was my first technology disappointment. It was a small, light ‘home computer’ that came with 1k of memory (though … Continue reading

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Mac or Windows – its upgrade time.

It’s almost decision time, but will it be Mac or will it be windows? My original move to using a Mac was relatively indirect. I, like many people, had started my video editing with Windows MovieMaker. However soon upgraded to … Continue reading

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Windows 8, RT and Tablets

What’s going to happen when Microsoft brings out both Windows 8 and the Surface tablet (running Windows RT) together. I can see quite a few problems with people assuming that their nice new Surface will be able to run their … Continue reading

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Windows 8 future potential

 Windows 8, how’s it going to go. Very shortly Windows 8 / Windows Phone 8 will be out; what’s going to happen? I assume on the computer side of things, as new machines arrive with Windows 8 pre-installed the operating … Continue reading

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7 Inch Tablets.

I can’t make up my mind about these new 7 inch tablets. I like the larger screen sized phones – easier to see web pages, maps are nicer to use, more room for a virtual keyboard etc . I also … Continue reading

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Internet use and data security

As we use the internet, how seriously do we take our data security? I’ve been using the internet now for over 20 years. My first real experience involved a friend taking me off to some Unix computers to look at … Continue reading

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Closed Currys, not surprised.

Just walked passed a Currys Digital store here in central Glasgow to find it totally closed. Saddened in that it is one less high street store open, but not surprised to see it happen. One thing that has characterised my … Continue reading

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iPad thoughts.

Just a few iPad thoughts. When the original iPad first came out I was not too impressed with it. No flash support, no USB, a screen with a ratio 4:3 rather than 16:9… and so on. Then after a while … Continue reading

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Projects and EeePC

Getting stopped far more in the corridors of work now by the students all wanting help with their projects. There is a problem with some who have come in from a culture where they are used to having everything done … Continue reading

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