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


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

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

iPaq USB Synch/Power cable

Gomadic Corp. has recently released their new iPAQ Power Sync cable. Now you can power and synch your iPaq through your USB port. For $15, I think this 3-foot long cable is great.

  • April 2, 2002

Virtual keyboard at CeBIT

VKB just announced a full-size fully functional virtual keyboard that can be projected and typed on any surface at the CeBIT fair in Hanover, Germany.

  • March 23, 2002

New RIM Blackberry – with phone

RIM is coming out with a new Blackberry, the 5810, now with a built-in phone. This looks like quite the toy. According to anywhereyougo, it will run on VoiceStream or AT&T here in the US, and will cost $500, with…

  • March 18, 2002

Enron Humor

Found this funny page with a spoof of the Enron Voice Mail system. Check it out…

  • March 7, 2002