Are we getting closer to 4G for Lincolnshire?

Today saw the news that Ofcom has allowed Everything Everywhere (the network used by Orange and T-Mobile) to use its existing network to deliver 4G services. (Press Release) This means that earlier than expected, faster mobile broadband speeds will be available using 4G LTE (Long-Term Evolution) technology, delivering superior download and upload speeds wirelessly. This decision has shocked and disappointed the other big players in the mobile industry, namely Vodafone and O2. They feel that the sector will be unduly distorted by allowing early entry into the market by a dominant company. So what does this mean for Lincolnshire? Well, OnLincolnshire has been … Continue reading Are we getting closer to 4G for Lincolnshire?

Let’s code like it is 1989

Information technology classes were a wonderful thing for me when I was a child. In 1989 I turned twelve. BBC masters were the school computer of choice (at my school anyway) and BASIC was the programming language. In my IT classes I first learned how to code, I discovered gaming (not just playing, but making), I discovered the rudimentary concepts behind hacking as well as working on the wordprocessing software of the day. It also started my love affair with tech, which is still going strong 22 years later. Many of my friends that I grew up with went on … Continue reading Let’s code like it is 1989