Computer Weekly Editor's Blog:

February, 2009

February 24, 2009  5:45 PM

A mobile office – is it possible?

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Mobile Computing, Mobile Working

Interesting filming this afternoon for a project on mobile working.

We were using a Sony Vaio TT laptop, nice and small and very light.

A Vodafone Mobile Connect dongle and a Blackberry.

My very quick initial impressions are that its dead easy to find a coffee...

February 23, 2009  6:15 PM

Tech buyers are active in social media participation

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B2B, Forrester, social media

Technology buyers in the B2B space show some of the most active patterns of participation in social media, according to latest research from Forrester.

February 23, 2009  4:04 PM

Broken technology could make you and your company better

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AMI, Desktop PC, laptop, Laptops, Mobile Computing, SMB

Having a computer that doesn't work properly is probably one of the biggest irritations the workplace. Yet despite this being one of the most irritating things about work--and isn't that an indication of just how important IT and telecoms has become to our working lives--you may actually be...

February 20, 2009  3:00 PM

Reward: new mobile operating system

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Microsoft, MWC

I like this mock up of Microsoft's latest drama at the World Mobile Congress... it made me chuckle! 

February 20, 2009  12:59 PM

Reports on the death of WiMAX greatly exaggerated?

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Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, LTE, Mobile Computing, Verizon, WiMAX

As the dust settles on anther Mobile World Congress (MWC) , it's worth taking time out and getting some perspective on what all of the hundreds of products announcements mean for the IT professional.

February 20, 2009  8:00 AM

Standard mobile chargers at last

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Hooray at last for some sense over mobile battery chargers.

Our new gadget blog "Inspect a Gadget" has all the details of the announcement at this week's GSMA world mobile congress....

February 16, 2009  3:19 PM

Celebrating the cheque’s 350th birthday – four ways to say a cheque

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This may have a tenuous technology angle, but we have written a story today as to when will cheques fade out completely (to celebrate its 350th birthday) and when will...

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February 13, 2009  9:09 AM

IT companies treat civil servants… so what

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hospitality, IT, journalists

There's been a lot made of the amount of entertaining that senior civil servants have received during 2007 in today's papers.

The Daily...

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February 12, 2009  1:53 PM

The Royal website gets an overhaul

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So official website of the Queen, the official website of the British Monarchy, has been given a revamp.


February 10, 2009  4:56 PM

Do you use Twitter? Do you want to use it?

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If you haven't signed up to Twitter yet, then here's two bits of content that might help you on your way.

1. How to make Twitter work for your business...

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