Technology

From social media holiday to digital detox

On 31 December, I logged off Facebook for a couple of weeks. Mostly, I didn’t miss it, other than the friends who I mainly stay in touch with via Facebook – I felt bad that my decision to log off, was forcing them to contact me in other ways. My…

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Time to get smart

For a couple of years I have been reading about smart watches, in anticipation of one day owning the Holy Grail of smart watches, the iWatch. One morning in September 2014, I woke up very very early to watch the Apple Event in which Tim Cook and team announced what…

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Google Chromebook – totally impressed

The last Windows laptop I purchased was a Sony Vaio – it retailed for about $3000 but I got it on special. It hasn’t totally given up the ghost yet but it got to the point where it was getting slower and slower and surprising me with blue screens on…

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Coveting a smart watch

At 5am on the 10th of September, I opened my eyes and opened my laptop in order to get my first look at the long-anticipated iWatch that I hoped to add to my Apple collection. My transition to Apple I haven’t always been an Apple fangirl – my first smartphones…

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