How times have changed. Once, there was a day when U2 fans would have clamoured for a free copy of their album, and subsequently the same band's manager was staunchly against the free music downloads.
Gadget Zone: The blog
Regular dispatches from AccountingWEB gadget devotees including executive peripherals editor Nigel Harris, community correspondent Rachael Power, community manager Henry Osadzinski, and Accountants Power Tools' Kevin Salter.
Accountants are keen users of mobile tools and technology, so it’s odd that the profession has dragged its feet on the latest trend to "bring your own device" to work. Rachael Power looks into BYOD.
“I believe we'll see a further acceleration in the pace of cloud software adoption we saw build over 2013 as cloud apps catch up with their PC predecessors and overtake them in certain regards.”
It was a close race with the £200,000 stereo, but the AccountingWEB editorial team had the most fun road-testing the Turbo Drone Quadrocopter,
Thanks to Apple and Samsung and the astonishing speed and ingenuity of app developers the smartphone has evolved from a nerdy affectation to a mainstream, all-purpose communication, information and leisure tool.
They’re not just gadgets for Christmas, but for all aspects of working life, if many accountants using the devices are to be believed (and we think they are!).
Mobile apps have been getting all the attention of late, but at this time of year it’s worth remembering online apps that work on your desktop systems too. John Stokdyk explores the possibilities for work and leisure.
Gadgets. They cover the whole range, from boring but essential to totally frivolous. Some of course can be both. Here’s our selection.
On behalf of AccountingWEB’s audiophiles, John Stokdyk and Philip Fisher set out to discover a truly sublime listening experience this Christmas.