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Design Innovation Software & Hardware Technology Usability

Making ICT learning childsplay

Maybe there’s a different approach to ICT (Information and Communication Technology) for schools that doesn’t revolve around a computer screen, but instead focuses on little fingers and the creativity of the child’s mind. That’s certainly what Durham University researchers are thinking…

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Apple Innovation Software & Hardware Technology

Mac Tablet drawing closer?

Some rumours go through a transformation and become myth. Such tech’ rumours can persist beyond redoubtable and furious denials. The idea of a Mac Tablet computer has a certain allure, a luster even. Not helping matters is Apple saying one thing yet doing something else… Adding grist to the oft-cranked rumour mill is TechCrunch, who […]

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Apple Business Design Entertainment Innovation Technology

iPod, iPhone set to merge case designs?

“You know you are a nerd when you dream technology!” Exclaims Carl during one of our daily chats on Skype. You see, Carl had a dream about the Apple iPod last night. He has a habit of dreaming about Apple stuff in the days running up to a major event, like the WWDC (World Wide […]

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Business Communication Design Innovation Microsoft Technology Usability

Microsoft Surface will suffice

It’s a brave company that steps out of their comfort zone and pitches an entirely new class of product at an unsuspecting market. A brave company indeed, but Microsoft don’t qualify. First of all, I’ll qualify that statement: Microsoft, much like any huge slab of a multinational business empire, don’t do things on a whim. […]

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Accessibility Innovation Microsoft Software & Hardware Technology

Jeff Han, Microsoft get in touch?

We’ve all seen what Apple can do with touch screen technology, so there’s no surprises there. What with the former Apple Newton, and more latterly, the Apple iPhone, there’s some history. More recently, Microsoft have been showing off some of their own touch screen technology efforts, which came to my attention by way of my […]