Archive for January, 2011

In the 1980’s the slogan went ‘Home taping is killing music. Music retail survived longer than cassette tape. But in the noughties Apple’s iTunes Store caused the death of several retail music store chains. In the U.K. Woolworths, Zavvi and, before the end of this year, HMV all closed their high street stores. HMV have […]

30 million people installed the eBay App to mobile devices, such as the iPhone or Android smartphones, in 2010. They then went shopping to the tune of $230m. Read more at Tech Crunch: HERE

Steve Jobs sent this email to Apple staff today: Team, At my request, the board of directors has granted me a medical leave of absence so I can focus on my health. I will continue as CEO and be involved in major strategic decisions for the company. I have asked Tim Cook to be responsible […]

The Long Term Evolution (LTE), or specification of the platform 4G mobile networks will operate on is gaining pace. Huawei in China have spent the last few years developing patents for the new technology and have outlined their ambition for the sector globally. By 2015, Huawei plan to control 15–20% of the worldwide patents in […]

We’ve all been there. You click a link from a search engine or on a website, only to find the page is missing. Welcome to the world of the 404 Error Page. Lost pages are increasingly collected and celebrated. See some examples form Mashable: HERE My 2 favourites

This tablet orientated update for Android is due for release in February 2011, it will debut on the Motorola Xoom. Info on the Xoom is: HERE Xoom Headline Spec * Processor : 1 GHz , Dual core processor * RAM : 512 MB * Internal Memory : 32 GB * External Memory : Micro SD […]

From memory the new Agency BEING has roots in the UK with a number of previous Omnicom acquisitions, mergers and rebranding exercises. Start with Option One (a sales promotion agency with some DM) and merge this with GGT Direct; creating Option One/GGT. Then take Tequila and merge this with Payne Stracey, making the inevitable Tequila […]