Charles Arthur


The Guardian's Technology editor. Written a book on Apple, Google, Microsoft. Like: free data, transparency, social networks, etc. Opinions mine, but do borrow.

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So bored of this.

Just another ADSL-contended rural evening.

Did I mention we live in RuralLand?

hmm. With scale.

my PC/smartphone graph shows much more rapid overtake - Gartner numbers.

I checked it out. Here’s how it looks for me. Hint: I don’t click that button.

from that LinkedIn Today page: Auto-formatting FTW.

you mean, like this?

some more data: I have a mailbox that just finds email from past 7 days.

days like this..

Stormy weather in iCloud

overactive twitter finger?

Google understating growth takeoff in app downloads? Redrawn graph, using data Google provided at

Actually, since you changed “monetised” to “magnetised”, don’t. this after I click “Account closure” because they spammed me.

So it goes from this where I’m logged in and click “account closure”

Yes, I do stress my browsers.

Larger view, since I’ll probably never find it again..

I went to after seeing mention it, and this is what randomly awaited:

Someone at Samsung deserves a life of pain for this.