Posts tagged with ‘Apple’

Lync for iOS

Posted by Darren on January 13th, 2012 / No comments

Following on from last year’s look at Microsoft Lync for Windows Phone, let’s have a look at Lync for iOS. Lync supports the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, but as I only have an iPod I’ll have to leave the … [more]

IT spending in the UK’s Public Sector

Posted by Darren on March 30th, 2011 / 2 comments

My frolleague Richard Voaden sent this article my way this afternoon…

Ian Watmore – who is now in charge of a Whitehall efficiency drive – gave a scathing assessment of the previous government’s IT record.

The article suggests that expensive … [more]

Forbes: Avoiding IT Consumerization Pitfalls

Posted by Darren on February 10th, 2011 / 2 comments

Forbes’ article starts with the strap line “I want my iPad” and relates to something I’ve experienced first-hand. When the iPhone 3 was released I noted a marked increase in the number of IBM colleagues coming to me and asking … [more]

Tablet dilemma

Posted by Darren on November 29th, 2010 / 7 comments

I was going to name this post “keep taking the tablets” or something witty like that, but then I realised it would be an extraordinarily bad pun and not very funny.

Anyway, here’s the problem… I’m a contented soul who … [more]

Five reasons why BlackBerry is still winning

Posted by Darren on June 16th, 2010 / 2 comments

This article from TechRepublic is nearly two months old, but remains an interesting read. I’ve observed that, in the past year, interest in iPhones and Android has grown significantly but I’ve yet to meet a customer with a serious … [more]

I love the iPod nano

Posted by Darren on June 13th, 2010 / No comments

While a large percentage of the world has been staging a love-in with the iPad, I’ve been falling in love with another of Apple’s devices. A couple of weeks ago I received an iPod nano as a gift, and as … [more]

Lotus Notes Traveler on the iPad

Posted by Darren on June 9th, 2010 / 5 comments

It’s a busy week for announcements in Lotus-land, but that tends to happen around the time of DNUG (which is this week, so there you go). Already this week Stuart McIntyre blogged about the new version of Lotus Quickr 8.5[more]

It’s just a big iPod touch

Posted by Darren on May 12th, 2010 / 7 comments

The Apple iPad… it’ll never catch on. But we (i.e. the IBM Lotus team in the UK) decided to see what all the fuss is about – and kudos to my manager Sian, she set out to acquire one for … [more] on the iPhone

Posted by Darren on April 7th, 2010 / No comments

Thanks go to Paul Mooney for discovering a useful WordPress plug-in. WPtouch adds a mobile theme to a WordPress blog – a theme that is optimised for the iPhone or iPod touch. So rather than trying to navigate around the … [more]

WordPress for the iPhone and iPod touch

Posted by Darren on April 2nd, 2010 / No comments

Normally I’d be writing blog posts on my iMac or ThinkPad upstairs, but as WordPress for the iPhone / iPod touch is now available I can now write blog posts and (if necessary) approve and reject comments from the comfort … [more]