Category Archive for 'technology'
Great though the idea of legal music streaming is, the implementation still leaves a bit to be desired. After six or seven years as a Napster customer I ended up leaving the (increasingly unloved and dated) service when they messed up my monthly payments for the second time. Onto Spotify, about which a few things [...]
Advertisers want to know if you’re human or machine, while turning you into the latter
Posted in technology on May 18th, 2011
Upgraded at last: Samsung finally rolls out Android 2.3 to the Galaxy S
In a recent Computer Shopper feature (in issue 278, but sadly not online) I investigated a few computer facts and fictions. One that came under the spotlight was the myth that it took multiple passes to overwrite a hard disk so that it couldn’t be read. In response to a brief Twitter discussion today, here’s [...]
I didn’t used to get worried about privacy on social media sites. I don’t tell them much about me, so they don’t have a lot to reveal/sell/give to third-party developers or whatever. But they’re getting weirder. I’ve never, for example, told Facebook where I live, although it obviously knew when I joined the city’s group. [...]
Word is preparing to background print the document. Not.
Election night in High-Definition? I almost voted.
Does Word keep bollocksing it up when you’re trying to mark a section of text? Here’s how you fix it.
Find it hard to proof on Word 2007? Getting inconsistent spacing? Here’s the solution.