Digital technology

2010 battle: iPhone vs Android – don’t write Microsoft off just yet

Published 18th December I earlier came across an article titled ‘Is 2010 going to be the year of the greatest battle yet, Android v iPhone?’. I have taken the decision not to share as in short, No it is not! It is amazing to see so many supposed intelligent people being taken in by the iPhone and now the Android…

Mobile web is going to be bigger that the PC web

Published 19th November In response to a post on Forum Oxford. The mobile web is going to be bigger that the PC web because there are simple more of us with access, the mobile always with us and turned on. Mobile will be the first point of access to the internet environment for many moving forward, rather than mutually exclusive…

The New New Media – changing shape of content (No. 2)

Published 10th November Titled The New New Media, six articles will form a short series about the changing media environment. For other articles click here. pl. me·di·a: A means of mass communication, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, or television. The media industry has changed. The way media is delivered, the way we consume media has changed. It was not that…

Impact of digital technology – Now that’s convergence!

Published 14th October A fantastic look at the effect of digital technologies on the world we live in. To give you a flavour the quotes specific to mobile: “The computer in your mobile phone today is a million times cheaper and a thousand times more powerful and about a hundred thousand times smaller [than the one computer at MIT in…

Nokia unveils latest flagship phone: the N900

Published 27th August Nokia has announced the much talked about N900 to the world, featuring a new OS and upgraded features over last year’s flagship model, the N97. The main difference is it’s using the Maemo OS, which has been reserved for Nokia’s internet tablets before, but now makes its debut in a phone-sized chassis. It’s the same slide-out QWERTY…

True convergence – Digital video to appear in paper magazines

Published 20th August Only a couple of days ago I wrote about the potential impact that online video would have on TV advertising. Today the BBC reported the first ever digital video advert will published in a traditional paper magazine in the US in September. The video-in-print ads will appear in selected copies of the US magazine Entertainment Weekly and be displayed on a slim-line…