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Help Computer Aid with its monitor appeal

10 Feb 2011 I've been asked to appeal to the big hearts in the channel to help international charity Computer Aid. I know there are a...

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Are our acronyms a business anachronism?

10 Feb 2011 My FD grabbed me politely the other day and asked me to explain cloud to him without talking about technology. Well, I am...

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Meerkat Harborough Part 2

09 Feb 2011 Just read that Market Harborough has made the shortlist to become Meerkat Harborough for a day as per my recent blog post....

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iPhone autocorrects

09 Feb 2011 I joined the world of iPhone owners last year and while I absolutely love it - the one annoying feature is the 'autocorrect'...

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Morally speaking

09 Feb 2011 No surprise that the 'top' universities are all jumping on the £9k a year tuition fee bandwagon - why on earth not - it...

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View from the channel

One man's cloud...

09 Feb 2011 If the cloud is going to disrupt the traditional IT supply chain, moving us from solution to service, and from buy and build...

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Class divide

08 Feb 2011 Now, I love technology as much as the next man (assuming the next man has at least a passing acquaintance with turnkey holistic...

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Is the channel now a means to an end?

07 Feb 2011 Order is comforting. As a species we are fairly risk averse and, on the whole, we like to know that things will work tomorrow...

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Service game

03 Feb 2011 I've been intrigued to watch the never-less-than-watchable domineerer extraordinaire Mary Portas wage her one-woman war on...

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Battle of the sexes

03 Feb 2011 An article in the Evening Standard last night made me laugh out loud - all for the wrong reasons - about a guy suing his...

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Pimp your iPhone...

01 Feb 2011 For all those aspiring Gordon Gekkos out there who miss having a solid handset as they shout: "Hello? HELLO? I'm on the train!!",...

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The Costa doing business

31 Jan 2011 This industry may have a reputation for being full of leering wide boys, but I was heartened to hear this week that at least...

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Fish tongue anyone?

31 Jan 2011 I have just been to a very nice lunch with a well known graphics card and processor manufacturer whose name consists of three...

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Kindles are taking over

28 Jan 2011 As I have said in a previous blog I am an absolute Kindle convert after receiving one for Christmas. Definitely the best...

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Apprentice star gets suspended sentence

28 Jan 2011 The Apprentice 2010 alumni keep creating news. This time it is the turn of cheeky chappie and former Royal Marine Christopher...

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Pan-European power

27 Jan 2011 While the ‘big four' global distributors continue to expand frenetically, they face stiff competition from an emerging...

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Mushy peas and chips

27 Jan 2011 Creator of überhits, mentor of Cheryl Cole, disregarder of punctuation conventions - will.i.am's bow is clearly a many-stringed...

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Meerkat Harborough

27 Jan 2011 Now I wouldn't normally blog about something like this but there   is a growing campaign to change my home town - Market...

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Cloud: Just pie in the sky?

26 Jan 2011 The industry has always needed marketing buzzwords to cling onto and this year - just as last - that buzzword is cloud. ...

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Experience should count

26 Jan 2011 I seem to have found myself on Dragon's Den James Caan's mailing list for press releases somehow - so I always know what...

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