Tag Archives: IPhone

We took the plunge, now we must swim


  I doubt if SoftBank had launched its take over bid for  ARM holdings today rather in the weeks following the referendum, it would have found life so easy. Recent comments from Theresa May suggest that Britain will, for the … Continue reading

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Does this fit on your smartphone?


For a really well crafted blog , it’s hard to beat this little beauty Benedict Evans explains how in going for separate parts of the market, Apple and Samsung have carved up the global smartphone market and knocking out mighty … Continue reading

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If it’s worth having- let’s have it now!


News travels fast on the web but the news that it’s taken the BBC 5 years to work out that a lot of the technology they’d blown £100m on is available today for free, clearly travelled slowly. If a technology … Continue reading

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Opt-outs triggered by smartphones say Legal and General!


Speaking at a private conference for First Actuarial staff, Adrian Boulding said that Legal and General‘s clients were enthusiastic about their staging experience and he went on to suggest that members were much more ready to get information and transact digitally than his firm … Continue reading

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Can the iphone get any better?


Here’s a great article by Simon Ellis. It reminds me that the great technological advances are based on human needs. Inhuman nerds may want more functionality, speed and greater display resolution but ultimately it is the limitations of our physical … Continue reading

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Kids stuff – what HR and Pension people can learn from Generation C


We will be competing for their interest with a whole bunch of others trying to get some space on their cloud. Continue reading

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Blog from a bus


I’ve never blogged from a bus before but this one’s going so slowly up to Hammersmith from Brentford that I’m blogging to keep myself awake- hope I don’t put you to sleep.

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Wake up and swipe the coffee (#pensions folk)


My son uses barcode apps and taught me over the weekend . It’s time we woke up and swiped our coffee- literally and metaphorically.
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When should I monetize my child?


What guidance can my readership give me (other than getting him to pay his own phone bills )
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Moroccan Dining Experience in Eton High Street


Pleeeeeease! I like Moroccan food, I like Eton High Street but when it comes to “dining experiences” I’d prefer mine authentic. Whatever marketing guru decided to close the New College public house and re-open it as the kind of nonsense that’s embedded … Continue reading

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