Closing the toolbox
I’ve just signed off my last issue of PC Tools. Four and a half years, thirty-nine issues, two buildings and several staff writers after first taking over as editor. Looking back at issue 24 - with its two CDs, big feature (and now rather yellowing pages) - it’s surprising how much the magazine has changed. The last issue (62) has a DVD, short info features at the start of each...
Samsung announces ebook reader
Wearing both my IT journalist’s and soon to be e-novelist’s hats, I’ve been following developments in the ebook reader market fairly closely. Although they’ve been around for a while, book readers have never quite managed to achieve the breakthrough level needed to take them to mass acceptance. That may be down to price but is also, I suspect, due to competing book...
Vote for Rebel
Rebel e Publishers, the nice people who have agreed to publish my book, are featured in the Predators and Editors poll for best e-publisher. Click on this link to cast a vote: link IB
Ice Station Bolton
Given that snow isn’t that rare in this country you’d think we’d be able to cope with it. But no. An inch or two of the white stuff and we grind to a halt. So when there’s around six inches of snow outside, working from home gets thrust upon us. Like ‘the cheque’s in the post’, working from home is one of those phrases that everyone assumes is a lie. They...