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This was not the planned blog posting for this week – that has disappeared – along with everything else…!

The iPad crashed and had to be restored to a much earlier point....!
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The definition of a mobile app according to Wikipedia is a computer program designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devices.

Depending where you look and how up to date the information is, but my research indicated over 7...

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It comes to something when a chap returns from holiday to find the BBC banging on about nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence. I confess that I knew the name but had to be reminded that Lawrence played the leading role in 'Hunger Games'

Anyway, '...

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Keep taking the tablets

by Leo Waldock on 14.03.2014 17:00

Earlier this week I had a conversation with Richard Anning, the Head of the IT Faculty about vectors of attack for the iPad and other tablets. What he actually said was ' There has been a lot in the US press about hackers attacking Non-Executive...

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Microsoft has suggested that it may offer its customers the choice of storing data outside the USA as a way of circumventing American security rules.

If Microsoft stores data in the USA we can take it for granted the NSA gets immediate acces...

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When The Guardian newspaper broke the Edward Snowden story in the summer of 2013 I more or less entirely missed the point.

Glenn Greenwald's opening gambit was proof that Verizon passes a huge amount of mobile phone data to the US authorities...

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On Tuesday, 19 February, it was revealed that Apple has suffered a security breach of its systems, which allowed hackers to install malicious software on employee Macs. The previous Friday, Facebook admitted a similar breach had occurred on their sy...
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Google Android Everywhere

by Leo Waldock on 25.01.2013 21:23
Half the smartphones in use today run the Google Android Operating System while about one third are Apple iPhones. The remaining scraps of the market belong to BlackBerry, Microsoft Windows and Symbian.

You might be surprised to learn that some ...
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What do you want from IT?

by Kevin Salter on 01.10.2012 19:56

At a recent conference there was a presentation from Microsoft and one of the questions posed was “what do you expect from IT?” The answers given to this are as below; do you agree or do you have other expectations?

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No less a luminary than Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, has warned about risks that are inherent to the cloud.

Wozniak has gone on the record to tell about his woes after an upgrade to the latest version of Mac OS X, which is called Mountain ...