7 annoying things about technology

A part of the unashamedly #firstworldproblem series. Here’s a list of some everyday technology glitches that vex me: Putting the USB stick in the wrong way around – always. (How does that happen, when you’d think between two choices, there’s a greater chance of choosing the right way?) Scanning documents. The scan quickly leaps to…

Get Glue: is it sticky enough?

Hot on the heels of my Miso review, today I’m writing about another ‘couch potato’ application called Get Glue. First off – let’s hear it for couch potatoes. We can’t be jogging and surfing all day, can we? On our couches, we can be reading the greatest piece of literature or watching a documentary that…

Get your silver suits out!

You know all those futuristic sci-fi movies that attempt to show us what we might be wearing, driving and playing with 20 or 50 years into the future? They show us wearing full length body suits – slick outfits, black, silver or white – and usually boots. We also drive supersonic cars down high-speed inner city…

Twitter iPad Frenzy: Did it Last As Long As You Expected?

It’s no surprise what was hot on Twitter this week: the official launch of Apple’s new iPad. When I woke the morning after Steve Jobs had shown the world his new baby, my Twitter feed was full of iPad references and little else. What happened to Haiti? Or everyone whining about a new work day?…