Users of social networks reveal far more about themselves than they should or that they are aware of and that in doing so they put themselves where the law, which has been tortoise-slow to try and get to grips with the new electronic age, cannot help them.
The HP website assures us that Windows 7 is pre-loaded with the driver that will make it and the 7690 sing sweet printerly music together. They are lying. And that lie is compounded by the fact that the driver we need cannot be downloaded from the HP website.
These fruity geek love-ins are the only occasions (aside from cock-ups such as their mapping software debacle) AppleFruit, record label, world dominator in the slick boy's toys department speaks. The rest of the time they keep very quiet. A spokesperson for Apple is never available for comment. It’s a sensible, productive strategy but somewhat ironic, given that Apple products are designed to facilitate our being social media blabbermouths.
Now imagine a 50-inch iPad with gesture and voice recognition that both work beautifully. Being AppleFruit, record label, world dominator in the slick boy's toys department, it will look stunning. Its operating system will initiate a rustling deep in your nethers and there will be so much to watch that you actually want to watch, you will permanently confine to couch and die thereon, joyfully, of malnutrition. No one will care what the iTV costs; everyone will want one.
Tech Fogey isn’t a news site. We could pretend to be. God knows there’s enough mouthpieces out there convinced they have something really important to say. Right now, all news on whichever medium – TV, radio, online, print – is an aggregation of a constant avalanche from more sources – both on and off-line – than a sane person could count.