Expert Witness: Did Nimrod report protect ministers?

James Jones was a Nimrod engineering officer, responsible for carrying out flight trials at A&AEE Boscombe Down (now QinetiQ), prior to aircraft entering service...

Are book publishers trying to kill e-readers?

Today in the battle between old and new media there will be a few book publishers celebrating. One of their number, Macmillan, appears to...

Meet the iPad’s daddy – the very British BBC B

Just about anybody who was at school in the 1980s had their academic introduction to computing through Acorn’s BBC B. Its production ended in...

Apple unveils the iPad amid insane, Twitter-busting hype

From Los Angeles Steve Jobs today unveiled the insanely hyped iPad. The amount of online chatter surrounding the event broke Twitter. Apple's new touchscreen tablet computer...

Omens not good for the why-Pad

So Apple has finally unveiled its supersized iPhone or, more accurately as it doesn’t do phone calls, the giant iPod Touch. To be fair,...

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate sells on eBay for £6.50 instead of £229.99

Traders on eBay are selling hundreds of activation keys a day which allow users to install Microsoft's most expensive version of Windows for less...

How the British government increases the cost of e-books

It costs more to buy an electronic version of a book than a printed one despite the fact that publishers and booksellers don't have...

A flick through e-readers

There are new e-readers coming on to the market almost daily. Their monochrome screens tend to be fairly similar. Some offer more gray-scale gradations,...