Tim Wilson

Musings of a fantasy author in a wibbly wobbly world.



TechBytes Audiocast – Episode 46 – 15/05/11 – “Lady Gaga, Doctor Who, Skype, Google and much more!”

Intro music: “I fought the troll” by Tom Smith.  You can find more of his work here. Hosts: Tim (OpenBytes) Roy (Techrights) Gordon (ThistleWeb) Rusty (TheShowThatSux) Rusty is here again for episode 46, hot on the heels of 45 which was recorded with myself... Continue Reading →

“Bricking it” – WP7 and its continuing tale of woe.

We now look at the latest story in "Carry on SmartPhone"[1] If lackluster sales (reportedly) and missing features were not enough to have most overlooking the Windows Phone 7, then there is a new player in town. It is reported... Continue Reading →

Lost in the post? – Hotmail goes missing.

Over the Christmas period, many people felt let down by the numerous postal and parcel services in the UK.  To be fair though, in addition to it being a very busy period, the UK had been covered in a blanket... Continue Reading →

TechBytes Audiocast – Episode 18 – 11/12/10

Intro music: “I fought the troll” by Tom Smith.  You can find more of his work here. Hosts: Tim (OpenBytes) Roy (Techrights) Gordon (Thistleweb) Featured Track: "Devil's Best Dress" by Cord Lund A diverse range of topics covered today, with certainly... Continue Reading →

Andrew Marr – his thoughts on citizen journalism? (Bald bloggers beware!!)

This article is a response to Andrew Marr's recent comments at the Cheltenham Literature Festival. The Telegraph reports that Andrew Marr a BBC Political Presenter has had some rather strong words about bloggers and citizen journalism as a whole, lets... Continue Reading →

Microsoft to charge UK TV License payers twice?

You may be a UK license payer, but that means nothing to Microsoft. (IMO) Xbox 360 owners who were hoping for a BBC iPlayer experience may have to hold off a little longer (or maybe even for good). In my... Continue Reading →

File Sharers spend more! – Or so quotes the BBC

The BBC is reporting that the results of a survey show that file sharers on average spend £77 compared to those who don't whose spending comes in at £44. People who download music illegally also spend an average of £77... Continue Reading →


BBC and its great idea's. - 24 hours with Ubuntu As if the fact that we had to suffer the vile Nick Griffin wasn't enough to show up IMO the hideous waste of money the BBC is, we have a... Continue Reading →

ITV Dumps Silverlight (and not before time!)

The success of BBCiplayer cannot be denied and for UK residents who want to catch up (or indeed explore) the wealth of content the BBC offers online it really is a great service.  Relying on Flash I am a regular... Continue Reading →

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