The Aston-Martin Virage – Part 1: A thoroughbred classic

One sunny Friday morning in May 2002, your correspondent was returning from his weekly commute to New York. Pulling up outside our modest lair in South London in the taxi, I was surprised to find the parking space occupied by a huge, and beautiful gun-metal-grey sports car. On closer examination I saw this was an…


On Portability – Systems Part 8: Android and Transformer security and round-up

In this, the last post of the Transformer series, I’ll cover security issues, look at accessories to get for it, summarize my assessment of this tablet against the iPad2, and suggest which model to buy. Security.  This topic creates a number of conflicts for those who want to increasingly replace their PCs with a tablet. …