Life with the Cocoon

DISCLAIMER: I was given an O2 Cocoon by a PR firm. I am under no obligation to blog about it at all, nor was I to only mention it if the ‘review’ was favourable. If this post offends you, then feel free to leave. But if you were thinking of buying one… read on. As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been playing with the new O2 Cocoon. I’ve been using it as often as I can and ‘living’ with it since then, bar a week away in Spain, and overall I’m reasonably impressed. What a wonderful word “reasonably” is… It’s not a stunning ‘must have’ gadget, but it does have some nice touches, alongside a few annoying …

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Content in the City

Various recent events have me pondering. At what point does the amount of digital content we have become a burden? In the age of “more”, when does “a lot”, become “too much”? Why do I have Carrie Bradshaw’s voice in my head? Leaving the exquisite Ms. Parker (or Mrs. Broderick if you prefer) to one side, for I’ll get back to her later, the topic of digital content is a current constant around these parts. Hell even the name of this blog hints at my general leanings in an age where content = information. With the presumption that I’m already informationally overloaded, should I continue to consume and obtain, adding more and more digital content in the vague hope that …

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Shorts

It’ll be a day of short posts I’m afraid (or a couple of posts with lots of short bits in them). Splitting headache when I woke up. In fact I was in bed at 10.30pm last night (very early for me) and I still don’t feel like I’ve had any sleep. Can anyone say “head cold”? And yes I KNOW you can, it’s a figure of speech – see, the advantage of knowing your audience is knowing how many of you would add “head cold” as a comment. ~ Open letter to the guys at Google/GMail: Yes I KNOW I’ve got 1GB of storage space, but I refuse to fill it up with crap. THAT’S why I deleted some emails …

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