Back in November, I wrote about why, if some publishers have their way, you may have to visit a library in person to borrow an eBook. You may perhaps have thought that the lunacy of traditional publishing when faced with new technology had excelled itself there, but think again. A new policy from HarperCollins –… Read More You can’t borrow that eBook – it’s worn out!
Anyone who’s used Twitter will very probably have received spam; you only have to mention some things, like iPads, and you’ll get a load of spam bots sending you messages. Personally, I’m pretty suspicious of the number of svelte looking women with odd names in my followers list; I doubt they’re all interested in my… Read More Why can’t Twitter stop spammers?
Steve Livesey asks I recently bought a Samsung LE40C580 LCD TV from Amazon. Now it was described as having FreeviewHD built in, but after tuning I am only get the usual Freeview channels. It has the FreeviewHD logo on the box and DVB-T/DVB-C/DVB-T2 in the specs. I checked on Freeviews website to make sure HD… Read More Q&A: Why can’t I get Freeview HD
For those who want to read this blog on the go (and so I can keep things up to date more easily when I’m using my phone), I’ve installed the WordPress Mobile Pack. You may see the mobile version of the site automatically, but you can also request it by going to gonedigital.tv instead of… Read More Gone Digital’s gone mobile
Or why Panasonic’s Twitter client misses the point I mentioned last week that one of the things that Panasonic talked about at their Convention this year was the rebranding of VieraCast as VieraConnect, and the addition of some extra services. One of the ones that they made a big fuss about was the new Facebook… Read More How social do you want your TV?
Just a quick note – as a result of this blog, as well as my work on Toppy.org.uk, I have been receiving an increasing number of questions from readers, asking for help and advice. Some of you will have been waiting a considerable time for a reply. I apologise for that, but I must stress… Read More Questions and answers
I spent two days this week at the Panasonic Convention, held in London’s Excel Centre. The Convention is an annual event where Panasonic shows off its new European product ranges to both press and dealers, and happens in a different city each year. Amsterdam in 2009 saw the launch of the VieraCast service, and last… Read More Panasonic Convention roundup