Dangers of working from home

Sony’s ad for the new VAIO notebook (this .mpg file is 1.3MB)… Those European ads. I actually think that the form factor of these Sony’s has a lot of potential, but Sony should really work on the battery life. Part…

  • January 12, 2003

Media rack – cool design

AV Mechanica makes these beautiful expandable media racks. I saw it advertised in the January 2003 Stereophile magazine. A bit pricy, though, at over $400 a rack!

  • January 8, 2003

Dilbert of the day

image001 725×371This Dilbert is a bit old, but it is still good! Enjoy.

  • December 19, 2002

Tom Everhart – Snooze Alarm Boogie

I saw this beautiful lithograph by Tom Everhart in a gallery in the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas last week-end. S2 Art printed 500 signed and numbered lithographs on a special ‘atelier’ lithography machine in New York. It is about…

  • November 6, 2002

My experience with the T-Mobile PocketPC Phone

I recently tried out the the new T-Mobile PocketPC Phone – serviced by VoiceStream/T-Mobile with GPRS connectivity. Although it was quite nice doing a 3-way AIM chat while in a taxi on the way to work, I ended up returning…

  • August 30, 2002

Kyocera 7135

Kyocera is coming out with a new phone/organizer, the 7135, that looks awesome. Not sure yet when this will be released, but the stereo headset, built-in expansion card slot, and color Palm OS 4.1 seems like a winning combination. I…

  • July 14, 2002

Britney and Semiconductors

This is one way to learn about semiconductors! From britneyspears.ac/lasers.htm: “It is a little known fact, that Ms Spears is an expert in semiconductor physics. Not content with just singing, in the following pages, she will guide you in the…

  • April 30, 2002

The little Sony PCG-U1

This little Sony PCG-U1 has a 6.4-in., XGA TFT-LCD screen, features a 820g body. Wow. The major specifications include a Crusoe TM5800 867MHz microprocessor, main memory of 256MB (maximum: 384MB), hard disk of 20GB, a network connector supporting 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, two…

  • April 28, 2002

Typing in thin air

This had to happen at some point. The Senseboard Virtual Keyboard will ship early 2003 for around $150. Aparently, it did not work too well at Comdex. It works by tracking the muscle movements in the palm of the hand.…

  • April 18, 2002

Soundbug

The Soundbug attaches to any flat surface and transforms it into a speaker. Just plug it into a headphone jack, and attach it to a flat surface like a window or tabletop. The sound is then vibrated through the surface,…

  • April 18, 2002