iPhone social networks

With the launch of the iPhone 3G in South Africa and witnessing the hype first hand, I was thinking iPhone-only social networks have a serious chance at generating traction internationally and even in our local market. iPhone owners, like most users of Apple products, are a fairly obsessed, elitist group of people. An iPhone-only social…

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Twitter downtime – Could Google help Twitter scale?

I had a thought on Twitter a few days ago: Could a Google acquisition of Twitter help the service scale? Or is it not an infrastructure issue but more a platform issue? Twitter has suffered from serious downtime over the last few weeks, trying to keep their service live during peak usage periods. They managed…

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McLaren may yet be banned, warns Mosley

F1’s espionage saga involving McLaren may not yet be over, Max Mosley has warned. Fearing infection by Ferrari secrets, the FIA president said inspectors will enter the team’s working factory before its 2008 car is allowed to race. “They could be banned for 2008,” he clarified to the Daily Mirror. “If there is serious evidence…

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FIA open letter to McLaren drivers

The president of the FIA, Max Mosley, made public a letter he sent to the three McLaren drivers who may be caught up in the Stepneygate scandal. Ferrari recently announced that they have discovered new evidence believed to be emails between McLaren test driver Pedro de la Rosa and reigning world champion Fernando Alonso. The…

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Official sketches leaked of Audi A1

Go to Car Online website I just got word that Car magazine has obtained the first official sketches of the so-called Mini-killer, the Audi A1. They write that these sketches have been “smuggled out of Audi’s design HQ”. The sketches show Audi’s tiny hatch in three-door trim, though a five-door, coupé and convertible are also…

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Spy shots of the Mercedes SL AMG

Mercedes has decided to let the current SL prowl the streets for another couple of years before the all new SL debuts. The SL range has enjoyed good sales figures and with the face-lift next year they hope to ensure another successful model. These photos, taken just recently in the states by uber spy-shots photographer,…

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