The new iMac

I really like this. Very bold move launching it in this economy, but that is Steve Jobs for you. With the new iBook (which I LOVE) and the new Operating System (Mac OSX) I think Apple might just be getting…

  • January 7, 2002

Daylight come and I want to go home…

This is the inevitable version of the Taliman song converted to the Taliban song. Not politically correct (again!) but hilarious! I love Bush beating on the bongos…

  • December 5, 2001

Beautiful watch

fliegerchronograph 170×296I have been looking around for a new watch… and I thought that this one from UNION – Glash

  • December 3, 2001

Microsoft Passport compromised…

I just read this article, CNN.com – Microsoft admits major ‘Passport’ flaw – November 3, 2001, that describes how someone was able to get someone else’s MS Passport details through a fairly simple process. This is very bad. MS is…

  • November 6, 2001

Taxi on Trolleys

My dad sent me this picture from a local newspaper in South Africa. Quoting the text under the picture: “Infamous for their driving skills, it has long been suspected that some taxi drivers are off their trolleys. And pirate taxis…

  • November 4, 2001

Smallest digital camera I have seen

This is a new digital camera from ‘Che-ez!’ called ‘SPYZ’. It has a fixed lens, CMOS sensor and shoots at 640 x 480. Aparently, the image quality isn’t anything to write home about, but I just thought that this was…

  • November 3, 2001

Windows XP slower than Windows 2000

According to Infoworld. “In every test we performed on systems with a single CPU, OfficeBench ran in less time under Windows 2000 than under Windows XP. The differences ranged from slight to dramatic, depending on the hardware configuration, but XP…

  • November 2, 2001

Please vote for Trillian on the PocketPC

Please go to this site and vote for the next port of Trillian to be for the PocketPC. What is Trillian? It’s a freeware unified instant messaging client that lets you connect and communicate with other people who are on…

  • October 23, 2001

Unix apps (Apache, Emacs, X-Windows) for the Pocket PC

The folks at General Paranoyaxc Software compiled a bunch of Unix applications for the Pocket PC and Windows CE. Crazy stuff. Who would have thought it possible to run Emacs, X-Windows, or LaTeX (seen in the picture) on the iPaq!…

  • October 21, 2001

Cobus 3000 – Aluminum Body

This is the airport bus that seems to be used all over Europe. Andrew Sather called me last year from the Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris telling me that he was on this bus, and thought that I should…

  • October 13, 2001