Connecting to 4G with a Galaxy S4

4G networks are already available in Dublin with Three, eMobile, Vodafone, Meteor and O2 increasing coverage all the time. Data speeds on 4G are roughly ten times faster than 3G. First, some basics, 3G networks have evolved and currently allow for HSPA+ (High Speed Packet Access) which utilises the WCDMA protocol. The new network, build as 4G, is…

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Windows Live Writer

Don’t get me wrong. I love Windows Live Writer. But I hate the fact it feels it has to update characters for me. Especially those annoying smart quotes!! Easily fixed by changing the option under the tools menu, I know. Even though, the option should really be having to change if I want them. Not…

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The Silver Lining

The old proverb that every cloud has a silver lining has never been so true. The Irish love to moan about the weather but it now seems that that rain cloud, mild summer and warm(ish) winter is exactly the perfect weather for a data centre. Microsoft were the first to realise this and set up…

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Patent Wars

The patent war is the latest in a string of spats between the big corporations but is it anything new? The answer is no. Companies have been suing and counter suing over patents for as long as they have existed. What is interesting about it is this time is the race to acquire the patents;…

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