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Month: February 2004 (page 1 of 5)

Apple Madness.

I stopped by the new Apple Store in San Francisco yesterday afternoon, its opening day. Total madness: The place was packed with people, every single product on display had someone playing with it, plus two or three people waiting in line to take a look, and lots of folks were just milling around.… Read the rest

Better than a sharp stick in the eye.

The legions of Cheetos-eating Linux geeks won’t be too happy when they see this review of the Ingineo Eyetop.

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Mobile PC on CNN Live.

I’ll be appearing on CNN Live this coming Saturday, 2/28, at around 4:30pm Eastern / 1:30pm Pacific. Tune in and check out some of the coolest new portable gadgets from the Mobile PC labs: a Microsoft SPOT watch, a couple of cutting-edge handhelds, and a superlight Sony Vaio, and more.… Read the rest

Inside Windows.

I don’t know why I find this so fascinating, but I do. This page shows the results of running grep (a Unix search function) on the Windows 2000 source code. It’s like peeking inside the sausage factory: you get to see the workers chopping meat, spitting, swearing, mixing bugs into the meal, and not cleaning up after themselves.… Read the rest

Email to SMS.

This is handy: Teleflip lets you send email to any SMS-enabled mobile phone without knowing anything but the phone number: (your number here)@teleflip.com.

The alternative is to first figure out the phone’s email address.

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