Aimed at the back-to-school market, this supplement was sponsored by Dell to run in the summer editions of Dennis Publishing’s consumer tech magazines. continue
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The Education Show is an annual UK event for schools and colleges. To coincide with it, MESH Computers and Dennis Publishing commissioned me to produce a mini-magazine introducing Windows 7 to education buyers, generously supported by AMD. I wrote most of the copy for the 20pp edition as well as designing the layouts and cover.
I watched the launch of the iPad (or iSlatelet, as I’d taken to calling it in the hope that someone would have explained to Steve why iPad was an even less sensible name for a consumer electronics product than Wii) with considerable scepticism, but on reflection, so many aspects of this thing are near enough right. continue
Windows 7 is the most significant upgrade to Microsoft’s PC operating system for years. Dennis Publishing’s MagBook on the subject is likely to be one of their best sellers this year, and since they liked the way I designed its predecessor (on the somewhat less inspiring Vista), they asked me back. continue
Mac versus PC. Apple versus Microsoft. Mac OS versus Windows. It’s a conflict that’s been raging since personal computing began – sometimes as a heated battle, sometimes as a cold war. But what are the origins of the rivalry? And for ‘IBM-compatible’ PC users, has Apple’s existence been useful competition, spurring on other computer makers [...]