iPad trial at Leicester City Council sparks union anger

“A union has criticised Leicester City Council for considering buying iPads for its councillors despite planning up to 1,000 job cuts.” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-10859748 At the risk of being accused of continuing my one man campaign against the iPad, this story is typical of managers who don’t really know what they are doing, falling for the iPadContinue reading “iPad trial at Leicester City Council sparks union anger”

Google App Inventor. So easy a cat can do it?

According to Google, the Google App Inventor is built on the idea that you do not need to be a developer to build great mobile applications. Instead of code, App Inventor allows you to visually design applications and use blocks to specify application logic.Use the GPS-location sensor to build location aware appsFor example, build anContinue reading “Google App Inventor. So easy a cat can do it?”

More competition for the iHype

It’s been around for a while but I’ve only just seen this prototype from ASUS. It’s a 12 inch tablet with a docking station that turns into a laptop. Oh and it has USB, a card reader and flash. There is also a 10 inch version as well. Don’t sell your soul for an iHypeContinue reading “More competition for the iHype”