New MacBooks On The Way!

After being exposed as a closet geek by Ian this week I thought I might as well stop repressing the urge to blog about the various techno-stories that surface.

This Tuesday is a huge week in the Mac-world, with Apple confirming that ‘the spotlight turns to notebooks' when they hold a press event at their campus in Cupertino. The announcement ends months of speculation regarding the exact date that new MacBooks and MacBook Pros were being unveiled, with Apple ‘going green' in the latest update to their successful notebook franchise.

Hitler's Pope(s)

I've been having fun on the Guardian's Comment is Free site today ( ) criticising Pope Benedict XVI for his frantic efforts to make a saint of his wartime predecessor Pius XII. I think the Vatican's conduct in the era of Fascism and Nazism was unpardonable. I resent profoundly its refusal to open its archives to professional historians.