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My Brief Affair With Microsoft Edge

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Since the dawn of the internet, we have fought over which browser is “better”. I personally have gone from Internet Explorer, to Firefox (a long stopover for a few years), to Chrome for the last couple of years. Like with fashion, though, it seems I’m always a step behind – every time I mention these days that I use Chrome, I prepare myself for an onslaught of “oh that’s so last year”, “you mean the memory hog?”, and “why haven’t you switched to <insert browser name here> yet?”!

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Fleeting around the clouds

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I recently made the decision to start storing all my document in the “cloud”…. I mean, in “someone else’s computer”…. Well, whatever you want to call it, I no longer wanted to keep all my client documents locally on-premise. It’s been a fun ride, fleeting between BitBucket, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business and now (hopefully finally) onto Dropbox.

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Making the switch – iPhone to “something not iPhone”

This week I made the leap away from Apple for my phone, thus ending my romance with Apple of the last year.   This time last year I bought my first piece of Apple hardware – the iPhone 3G.  At the time I had the choice to either wait, for potentially weeks, for the new iPhone 3GS, or take a 3G home with me on that day.  Being me (an impatient, “want it now” kinda girl — OK a little bit Veruca Salt-ish!), I went for the 3G.

My experience was top-notch from day one, I loved the phone and thought that Apple had solved every issue I had ever had with previous “smart” or “PDA-style” phones.  It ran smoothly, emails displayed beautifully on it (a vast improvement on my Nokia E71, which was text-only email and so fairly useless for me on the go), and best of all there was a plentitude on apps, all at very reasonable prices, if not for free.

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