iPhone backup blues

Firmware updates tend to be eagerly anticipated amongst a significant number of iPhone owners, but I wasn’t particularly excited by Apple’s proposed revisions in the 2.2 update. My biggest gripe with the iPhone is that you can’t forward phone numbers, or even paste phone numbers into messages to be forwarded. The inability to forward text […]

Make Your Mark Case Study: Adam Arnold

MAKE YOUR MARK CASE STUDY Adam Arnold Smarter Housing www.smarterhousing.co.uk Note to journalists: When using this case study for media purposes, please reference the ‘Make Your Mark campaign’  The idea for Smarter Housing first came to Adam Arnold, 24, in April 2005 while he was still a student at the University of Warwick. Stressed and […]

Where did on.box.tv go? No bother…

Until around noon today I had a rather useful application, on.box.tv, which was free from the App Store and provided tv listings direct to the iPhone. Knowing the mighty Aston Villa were playing Manchester United this afternoon, I wanted to see whether or not the game would be on Sky Sports. Typically, Setanta have nabbed […]

I have seen the light

In a recent post on the iPhone’s numerous applications, I mentioned ‘flashlight’ as a good idea in theory but flawed by the simple fact it isn’t bright enough. I have to retract this comment, although I hope the developers can rectify a minor flaw which makes this an easy mistake to make. The brightness control […]

Top 500 UK Entrepreneurs (CVTF500)

I must say I was rather chuffed to find out I have been nominated as one of the top 500 entrepreneurs in the UK at present. An article is going in a Sunday supplement to a national news paper on Sunday 30th November 2008, after which I can reveal more details! This nomination also brings […]

Diamonds may be forever, but is Gold?

There are times in life when you can’t help but feel smug after making a correct prediction. With the world’s financial markets in turmoil, investing in metals, natural resources and currencies is far more interesting. In the early hours of a random October’s morning, I listened as a BBC analyst tipped Gold to increase in […]