AMAZON, the online seller of books, music, hi-fis, fridges, televisions, blenders, one-legged mountain goats named Clive and practically everything else under the sun, will soon start selling its own e-book reader, Kindle, in the UK.Read
EVEN if technology makes something possible, does that mean you should do it? That was the question I took away from last week’s Dconstruct conference in Brighton, at which some 400 bearded and bespectacled web geeks gathered to hear a range of talks on the topic of ‘Designing for tomorrow’.Read
ON A typical day most of us must receive close to a hundred emails, if not more. Amongst them will be the latest deals on Viagra tablets, something ‘hilarious’ featuring a cat and, occasionally, something of genuine importance.Read
NEW technologies appear on the scene every day with the potential to improve the way we work and live. The trouble is, there are so many it’s impossible to keep track of which gizmo or service does what.Read
IF you don’t think you could manage without your trusty sat nav, you’ll be pleased to hear that similar services could soon make their way on to your mobile phone – if they manage to overcome a few barriers en route.Read
Despite living in one of the most technologically advanced nations in the world, we're baffled by hi-tech jargon. More technology firms are being created in the North-East than anywhere outside of London right now but we're still more likely to know our stotties from our `Wikis' (answer at the bottom of the page).Read
The two most popular web browsers have released major updates in recent weeks, as Microsoft launched Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) and Mozilla unleashed Firefox 2.0 - the David to Microsoft's Goliath.Read
Lewis Harrison is PR manager at Codeworks, a centre for digital innovation in the North East. He plays an instrumental role in raising the profile of major events in the regionýs technology sector such as GameHorizon and Thinking Digital.
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