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Gadgetry and IT

So, it’s the iPad is it?

So, it’s the iPad is it? Lots of potential. My predictions were at best average, but considering so many people are saying the device is “nothing more than everyone predicted”, I can’t find a commentator who accurately described it beforehand. I think there are a few problems. Note they show people watching video on it […]

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Gadgetry and IT

Apple “Tablet” Launch – live blogs and coverage

One of the most irritating things about Apple launches is that you can’t accuse the company of “overhyping” them, because they do nothing of the sort. They just sit back and watch people work themselves up into a sense of excitability precisely because they haven’t hyped up the announcement. One thing I will say though: […]

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Gadgetry and IT

Exclusive: full details of Apple’s forthcoming launch

In a Cherry Hinton Blues exclusive, I can reveal full details of the new Apple “tablet” computer which has completely occupied the tech media for the past few months. To be launched next week at one of those Apple presentations where, halfway through, Steve Jobs pretends to have an afterthought and says “…one more thing…”, […]

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Entertainment

Cambridge University 800th Anniversary Finale Lightshow

The university lit up two of its most famous buildings this weekend – Kings College and The Senate House – with a lightshow created by Ross Ashton themed around scientific research. On the Sunday night there were several thousand people there, and it was a typically civilised Cambridge event. Alex and I loved it. Here’s […]

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News/Media/Sport

Cambridge Constituency Boundaries for the 2010 General Election

I may well blog quite a bit about the forthcoming General Election, because we’re actually in a very interesting constituency here in Cambridge, which could go one of three ways. And as an “undecided” voter at the moment, I need to do some homework to crystallise my thoughts, and anything I come up with might […]

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Gadgetry and IT

Cherry Hinton Hall Park in the snow with my GH1

Took my Panasonic GH1 and new tripod over to the park yesterday afternoon and shot an hour or so of people in the snow. It was cold. There are a few rather over-long panning shots, for which I apologise, but I wanted to see how smooth the tripod could pan horizontally and – as you’ll […]