The fact Apple are losing whole towns is good news for Apple

Mildura is a town in the far west of the state of Victoria, Australia. According to Google/Wikipedia, around 30,000 people live there. News today, however, that for the rest of the world, Victorian police are warning those looking for Mildura not to use Apple Maps. Mildura Police are urging motorists to be careful when relying …

What is the biggest load of drivel you'll read about books today?

That would be Andrew Piper whose book, Book Was There: Reading in Electronic Times,¬†was excerpted in Slate today. Actually I wouldn't recommend reading it. So let me save you the trouble by commenting on it. Piper's point is this: electronic reading sucks compared to physical book reading because with out the touch of a real …

Apple's big mistake

Regular readers will know that I often are willing to give Apple the benefit of the doubt. But with iOS 6 released today they have actually made a mistake that makes you wonder "whether Steve would have allowed it." The mistake was to drop Google Maps and replace it with an in-house Maps app with …