Posts tagged with ‘Other software’

E-mail client market share

Posted by Darren on June 23rd, 2012 / 2 comments

I saw this on Volker Weber’s blog today and recalled a similar study last year which sparked a bit of a debate. Overall, I don’t get the point of surveys like this. The method of surveying is fundamentally … [more]

The most popular e-mail client

Posted by Darren on August 7th, 2011 / 7 comments

During the past week a colleague sent me a link to Campaign Monitor’s statistics on e-mail client popularity. A first glance shows Outlook to be the most popular, Lotus Notes to be absolutely nowhere, and iOS devices to be … [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]

Thunderbird 3

Posted by Darren on December 11th, 2009 / 4 comments

If you came here expecting to read something about that single-stage-to-orbit spacecraft that Alan Tracy used to pilot up to Thunderbird 5, you’ve come to the wrong place. I’m talking about the new version of Mozilla’s e-mail client.

I use … [more]

Facebook and Twitter on the Xbox

Posted by Darren on November 17th, 2009 / 4 comments

A few days ago I read that there was an update coming to the Xbox 360. This isn’t unusual, sometimes it seems like every time I turn the bloody thing on it ties itself up for an hour while it … [more]

I hate you for e-mailing me

Posted by Darren on October 2nd, 2009 / 3 comments

I was perusing PlanetLotus today and an interesting blog post from Vaughan Rivett caught my eye – what’s the worst email in-box that you have ever seen? Vaughan tells the tale of a user with a mail box weighing in … [more]

Social sites eclipse e-mail use

Posted by Darren on March 16th, 2009 / 1 comment

A couple of interesting articles on the Beeb’s news site caught my eye this week, both of which had the same basic premise… that social networking sites are overtaking e-mail as a communication tool. A couple of years there was … [more]

Two weeks on Twitter

Posted by Darren on February 9th, 2009 / 6 comments

I’m a late-comer to Twitter. It sounded like a distraction and quite frankly sounded a bit silly (seeing people in Facebook who were “twittering”). While at Lotusphere I sat and had lunch with some guys from a very important Lotus … [more]

Google Chrome

Posted by Darren on September 3rd, 2008 / 3 comments

Great, just what the world needs, another free browser. That was my first thought. I have Firefox and love it (along with a few essential extensions). I have Internet Explorer, mostly because it’s installed with Windows but also because occasionally … [more]