Windows Phone 7

A year ago Microsoft decided its Windows Mobile platform was not good enough; it decided to scratch the whole platform and start afresh to better compete in the smartphone market.  Sure Windows Mobile was a breakthrough product when it came out, but it relied on technologies of yesterday that in all honestly gave Microsoft no other option.

Album of the Year: Aphrodite

The music album of the year for me was easy.  It hit number on the UK charts, has spun off a world tour and has brought the clubs dancing.  I’ve always been a dance music fan, and this artist is known for her dance music.

Car of the Year: BMW 1 Series

Readers in the UK voted the BMW 1 Series the best car overall in the 2010 poll from What Car Magazine.  And I couldn’t agree more.  Not a single user gave less than 4 out of 5 stars for the car.  It is a brilliant car to drive, a car that is built for driving pleasure and puts smiles on people’s faces.

Can Banking Get Any Worse?

You would think after the extremely exciting past few months that business would learn some ethics and perhaps more importantly the banking industry would learn to focus on long term profits, ethical practices and just smart business.

Kylie To Tour North America

North American fans will truely be pleased, Kylie Minogue has announced her first ever North American tour entitled "For You, For Me" which starts September 30th in Oakland, California.  The tour will hit six cities across the United States & Canada ending in New York City on October 13th 2009.

You may disagree

Today, the Iowa Supreme Court unanimously ruled that an Iowa statute limiting marriage to a union between a man and a woman violates the equal protection clause of the Iowa Constitution. It is a victory for equality and the pursuit of happiness.

Lies, Lies, and More Lies!

The media is just full of lies.  I mean it has become quite obvious to me.  Now that the conflict in the Middle East is over, it’s a time for reflection.  I guess people are trying to pin blame.  Questions asked about how long the ceasefire might last are useful, but outright lies about the conditions that caused the action and the operating environment are not.