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Fogey Friday 1st Feb

Feb 01, 2013 No Comments by

A few things that have been going on lately. There’s more, obviously, but who has the time?

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Fogey Friday
26th January
Aaron Swartz, Hapi Fork
Google Glasses
The Dish Network Hopper

Jan 24, 2013 No Comments by

Facebook. Cutlery. Specs. Ad-buster. Suicide. Another week in the technosphere.

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Fogey Friday
26th October

Oct 25, 2012 No Comments by

In which Kickstarter helps wannabes become bes, 4G is shown to be fearfully costly to you dear punters and Apple shrinks its Pad

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Fogey Friday
14th September

Sep 14, 2012 No Comments by

In which Fogies of the world worship at the Jobs shrine

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Fogey Friday
7th September:
iPhone 5
Kindle Fire HD
QR Codes get Grave
Nokia Lumia Camera Cock-up

Sep 07, 2012 No Comments by

In which Apple gets ready to tell us about some new toys, Amazon finally lets the UK have a colour Kindle, dead men tell tales and Nokia shoots itself in the face

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Fogey Friday 25th August
Broadband Speed, Apple
Barnes & Noble’s Nook
4G, Best Buy

Aug 24, 2012 No Comments by

In which a Jeremy encourages us to break the speed limit, Apple ousts Croesus in the megabucks stakes, men watch porn on a PC, Everything gets service providers Everywhere all 4G cross, Barnes & Noble establish their Nook in the UK and Best Buy tries to keep its trousers on.

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Fogey Friday
10th August
Hotmail, eBooks, Apple, YouTube

Aug 10, 2012 No Comments by

There was no Fogey Friday last week and this week’s is much diminished.  There is tech news but who cares when the Olympics is on and you can watch women boxers beating seven bells of shit out of each other and various thrusting young types working up a sweat?  If you have a gym membership [...]

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Fogey Friday 27th July
Samsung Galaxy S III, HTC, Beats, Showrooming, Skype, Microsoft

Jul 27, 2012 No Comments by

In which Beats buys back some Beats, Tech Fogey ponders Showrooming, snoopers train their gaze on Skypers and Microsoft loses a bit of money

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Fogey Friday 20th July

Jul 20, 2012 No Comments by

In which some people buy TVs that are ‘smart’ (again…) but see what that smartness will deliver into their living rooms and then don’t bother with any of it; shoppers use their smartphones to suss out bargains and good stuff while actually shopping in a shop; desperate lust-mongers increasingly buy Kindles to read ‘mommie porn’; TVs discover tumescence and TF blathers on again about the bandwidth squeeze.

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Fogey Friday 13th July: Google TV and YouView

Jul 17, 2012 No Comments by

There are only two significant stories this week: the respective launches of Google TV and YouView. Both are platforms for watching stuff on your TV and will cost £250 and £299 respectively for all the relevant gubbins.

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