Tag Archives: Google

Evernote thoughts

What’s happening in the world of Evernote? Came across an interesting article in Business Insider about the ups and now downs of Evernote that highlighting their recent laying-off of staff, and I’m afraid I do agree with the overall conclusion that … Continue reading

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Which Cloud System

Which cloud system for my day to day use? I’ve been running Windows 10 since they first released their developers preview versions and have generally liked it. Microsoft also has its Onedrive, desktop and web-based Office stuff, all that sort … Continue reading

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Google+ and Windows Phone 8 surprise

Google forcing Google+ onto YouTubers has had an unexpected result for me. I do use (and now rely on doing things through) the cloud. Whether e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet work or general video or photo storage, it’s all done remotely … Continue reading

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Google Reader

So Google is shutting down Reader. In one way I’m not too concerned, I never seriously used Google Reader so I won’t miss it. However it makes me wonder how much I can rely on Google’s current services. They do … Continue reading

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Internet Privacy

 So what about internet privacy and being anonymous. My main browser is Google Chrome, and on machines I regularly use I have it set up so things like my bookmarks automatically come up. I also use YouTube, Google calendar and … Continue reading

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Voice recognition, Siri and Google Now.

It must have been well over 10 years ago when I first played with voice recognition and dictation software on my home PCs. I experimented with it as a lazy way of getting my essays done for a degree course … Continue reading

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What next for the iPhone size. Big, small, or indifferent?

At the time of writing this Google has just announced the Nexus 7, and this has got me thinking about the iPhone and its future size. Over the last few years there’s been a vast range of smartphones around the … Continue reading

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What do I want from a mobile phone?

Well, what do I want from a mobile phone?! The least important thing is it as a speech communication device, the most important thing is it as a data communication device. I do have an iPhone 3GS and I’m happy … Continue reading

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A long overdue update.

Time for a long overdue update. I have discovered and learnt all sorts of things since coming across the YouTube community. (Within this ‘YouTube community’, I include Twitter, BlogTV and all those other inter-related communication networks.) I’ve met amazing people … Continue reading

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