I recently attended a round-table event with Kevin Russell, CEO of the 3 network in the UK. If I'm brutally honest I went expecting him to repeat the usual messages. Over the past few years Kevin has been unwavering in his views that spectrum allocation and termination rates have been detrimental to 3's business in the UK. His focus on these areas is understanda... Read more
The buzz surrounding Android is inescapable at the moment. The progress the platform's made in less than two years is remarkable. With shipments now averaging over 100,000 units a day, it's entirely conceivable that Android sales will top 35 million globally in 2010. And that's just handsets. It doesn't include an abundance of new devices such as five-inch-plus ... Read more
Having had a few days to play with the Apple iPad we purchased and imported into the UK, I thought it was worth sharing my initial thoughts as a follow-up to my earlier blog post written in anticipation of the launch.
One thing is certain virtually everyone we have shown it to agrees that the iPad lives up to Apple's ... Read more
Last week I was lucky enough to go away on a skiing holiday. As always, I left my packing to the last minute. On the evening before departure I found myself scrabbling around the office for a Nokia S60 phone to take with me, as I wanted to use the excellent Sports Tracker software while I was on the slopes.
I eventually found a Nokia E71 that several memb... Read more
As we approach the launch of the iPad on 3 April, I've been thinking about how people might use it.
Once again Apple has cleverly created enough hype and buzz around a new product to ensure hundreds of thousands of advance orders; it's certainly the latest must-have gadget for the "technorati". But this left me thinking: what will the first few weeks of l... Read more