Apple’s genius isn’t in invention – it didn’t invent the smartphone, or the tablet PC, or the digital music player – but in reinvention: it saw what other firms were doing and found better ways to do the same thing.
Tesco, the supermarket chain that appears to own everything, has a special offer to beat all special offers: Tesco Value Broadband.
What do you call a smartphone that’s a little bit smarter than other smartphones? A smarterphone? A brainyphone? Nope: it’s superphone, and if you’re not sick of the word already you will be by the end of 2012.
We know that Google is working on a tablet, and we know when it’s coming out – not because of internet rumour-mongers, but because of ex-CEO Eric Schmidt.
You’ve got to love the internet rumour mill: when a big-name device ships without any of the features the rumour-mongers predicted, the response is always the same: “Yeah, but we meant the next version!”
Let’s face it: there’s a lot of me-too design in tablets, which is why Asus’s various Eee Pads are so much fun: what’s not to like about a tablet that magically becomes a laptop?
We love ebooks. They may be rubbish for swatting wasps but they’re great in lots of other ways: they’re convenient, they’re brilliant for travelling and they don’t take up much space in your house.
There’s a loophole in the TV licensing system that means iPlayer users don’t need TV licences. How can iPlayer charges be enforced? It’s reasonable to pay, but unclear how it should be done.
The latest iPod touch, iPad and iPhone software brings magic keyboards, camera buttons and feeling like it’s the future.
Microsoft’s Windows 8 is going to be a very big deal but how does it compare with the competition? Can’t decide which version of Windows to get for your laptop or desktop PC, or if you should get a Mac? Read about the differences here.