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

builder.com

This is a pretty impressive site for Developers, Architects, and Managers of IT projects. I like the idea of user ratings on the contents (Oracle does the same on Metalink, and MS on TechNet…). Good topics like Web Services, Asynchronous…

  • April 16, 2002

Mitsubishi’s Wireless Glass

Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories has created a wirelessly-enabled glass that can automatically notify bartenders and other servers when you need a refill. “Each glass contains a microchip that derives power from a radio-frequency coil inside the base. The glass is…

  • April 8, 2002

Laptop Portrait Display

I think Lapvantage has a great idea here. They supply a little program to rotate your display. Combined with this (ugly?) stand, you can now have a portrait display with your laptop! Price is around $80, though…

  • April 8, 2002