Just a short entry of some thoughts… During my placement I’ve definitely grown a passion for Windows based web development. I’ve been uncertain up until now as to which avenue of web development i’d like to follow, since there are numerous different languages that I could specialise in. Up until recently, I had no idea how powerful ASP.NET really was, [...]
Over the past week or so, I’ve signed up and began to use the free version of Spotify (a little late to the game I know). It offers me a service that I can legitimately and legally use for free should I so desire. So what service is that exactly? Well, I can stream as much music as I please, from a collection of over 15 Million tracks. So far, every track I’ve searched for, I have been able to find. Great stuff! Granted the free version is Ad supported, meaning every so often there are radio style adverts that I have to listen to and there is a banner on display in the application window it’self. To be fair, this doesn’t bother me _THAT_ much. So, I can happily listen and share the music with friends. Infact, writing this post has reminded me that I need to get in contact with my ISP (Virgin Media), who when I signed up for their services, gave me a 6 MONTH FREE TRIAL of spotify PREMIUM, giving me access to a whole host of more features and an Ad-less experience. Now, im not a sales rep for Spotify, so on with getting to the point.
So whilst visiting the Trafford Centre today, I went into HMV and decided that I’d try out the headphones that where on display. You simply plug them in to your device, and test away. Naturally curious, I selected to try the most expensive pair. Costing around £280, I expected them to be the cutting edge in audio [...]
Since the beginning of the Social Technologies module for 2012, I’ve been developing my digital identity. Getting myself out there, in and amongst the very same types of people that I want to be working with after I graduate. This blog, as well as the use of social media sites is how I’ve been achieving this. This [...]