Monthly Archives: January 2010


Is the iPhone a Smartphone or better ?

By |2017-02-08T01:21:32+01:00January 24th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|

People are still saying that the iPhone is not a Smartphone – I don’t get it - We even had a little debate over on Twitter about it the other day when someone mentioned this – I said that I thought it was – as Wikipedia’s definition goes like this … A Smartphone is a mobile phone offering advanced capabilities, often with PC-like functionality (PC-mobile handset convergence). There is no industry standard definition of a Smartphone. [For some, a Smartphone is a phone that runs complete operating system software providing a standardized interface and platform for application developers. For others, a Smartphone is simply a phone with advanced features like e-mail, Internet and e-book reader capabilities, and/or a built-in full keyboard or external USB keyboard and VGA connector. In other words, it is a miniature computer that has phone capability. As I typed into my twitter-feed that the iPhone was a Smartphone; I expected a barrage of abuse, especially from the Nokia devotees. I have a list called favfonefriends, and a lot of them love Nokia’s or are connected [...]

Are you a geek?

By |2017-02-08T01:21:32+01:00January 16th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: |

Someone called me a Geek today; of course it wasn’t the first time. People seem to say it as an insult, where as I’m quite proud to be a geek. Who would be ashamed to be a geek? Suddenly I realised with horror that maybe I don’t really know the true definition of geek and that I was being insulted.  Are you a Geek, do you know the definition? Are there even different types of GEEK?    Are you a geek? Lets find out - Time to check on some on-line dictionaries First stop….  Wikipedia - A peculiar or otherwise odd person, especially one who is perceived to be overly obsessed with one or more things including those of intellectuality, electronics, etc.  Fine so far – that’s the one I had in mind, with a bit less of the odd. A computer expert or enthusiast  Yep, that’s cool, that will do. I didn’t like the next one much - A person who is single-minded or accomplished in scientific or technical pursuits but is felt to be socially inept. [...]

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