Daily Archives: August 6, 2011

It looks like back-to-school shopping has hit venture capitalists and Facebook this week. The social networking company announced an intriguing acquisition of digital book publisher Push Pop Press. Meanwhile, Inkling, which has a publishing platform for putting textbooks on the iPad, raised a new round of funding. Read more

Travelling gadget-light is easy these days, with smartphones and tablets now as powerful as PCs and fulfilling multiple functions.

However, this week’s Personal Technology column in the FT’s Business Life section looks at eight devices to take on vacation that weigh no more in total than a traditional laptop. You can read the column here and click on the links for fuller reviews of the MacBook Air, iPad 2, Seagate GoFlex Satellite, Nook 2nd Edition, Motorola Photon 4G and Sony 3D Bloggie HD.

Chris Nuttall

Travelling gadget-light is easy these days, with smartphones and tablets now as powerful as PCs and fulfilling multiple functions.

However, this week’s Personal Technology column in the FT’s Business Life section looks at eight devices to take on vacation that weigh no more in total than a traditional laptop. You can read the column here and click on the links for fuller reviews of the MacBook Air, iPad 2, Seagate GoFlex Satellite, Nook 2nd Edition, Motorola Photon 4G and Sony 3D Bloggie HD.