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Stealth Bomber or Motorcycle?

January 18, 2009

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Clearly they can’t decide Only in America 😉 In July 2009, Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) and the U.S. Air Force will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first flight of the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber, which occurred on July 17, 1989. As a visual centerpiece of its year-long celebration of this milestone, Northrop Grumman, the Air […]

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Philips Ultra-Widescreen 21:9 Cinema LCD

January 18, 2009

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Can you imagine? … Letterbox bars on the side! “Ridiculously wide” is right.  It doesn’t even seem right 2.40:1 – wow.  Whilst Philips continue to make very poorly constructed products (IMHO), they certainly haven’t stopped innovating – my hats off too them. Philips Ultra-Widescreen 21:9 Cinema LCD Moves the Letterbox Bars To the Side – […]

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Steve Jobs away from Apple until June 2009

January 14, 2009

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In the article “Steve Jobs taking leave from Apple due to complex health issues” at AppleInsider.com, Steve writes “I’ve have asked Tim Cook to be responsible for Apple’s day to day operations” What are they running over there, a 7-Eleven or something?!  This is the single biggest problem with Apple  – too much reliance on […]

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Microsoft Windows 7: One Edition

January 12, 2009

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Okay, so it’s going to be a “solid build” – good – we wouldn’t want a wobbly build!  However, what we’re all wanting to hear from Microsoft is confirmation that there will only be ONE product: One Edition, not Six Microsoft – please – not this again.  Just one edition “Windows 7” – simple, clean.  […]

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Microsoft Tag for smartphones and iPhone

January 11, 2009

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A great idea, it even works well – but will it take off “They transform physical media (print advertising, billboards, product packages, information signs, in-store merchandising, or even video images) — into live links for accessing information and entertainment online.” (Full Story: CNET) Here’s something I prepared earlier: Try these examples on your iPhone or […]

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Google Ads Double Click – Spyware?

January 9, 2009

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Trend Micro’s PC-cillin Says it’s So According to Trend Micro’s PC-Cillin, every website that hosts Google ads from their Double Click network is hosting spyware. Should I just uninstall all my browsers now? 😮 This site (NYTimes) for example invokes the “Dangerous” warning. Say it aint so. — Update: Trend Micro advise this action (I’ll […]

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MobileMe “Unsupported Browser” with Firefox 3.0.5 + Ubiquity

January 8, 2009

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MobileMe wont detect Firefox 3 Properly if you use the Firefox Add-on, Ubiquity Whilst starting Me.com in FF, Apple advise: We recommend the following browsers. To make use of rich web applications in MobileMe, we recommend one of the following supported browsers: Safari 3.1 or later (Mac / PC) Firefox 2 or later (Mac / […]

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Macworld 2009: iTunes Gets DRM-Free

January 7, 2009

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and New Prices Apple announce iTunes store to go completely DRM-free and at three price levels $0.69, $0.99 and $1.29.  It’s about  time Apple! In a market where price pressure should be driving down prices, the threat of $1.29 is of concern. However, an optimist might correctly suggest that competition between the publishers will keep […]

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Battlestar Galactica Season 4.0 – incomplete DVD?

January 6, 2009

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Amazon Selling Incomplete Season (as Whole!) How do Amazon get away with selling “Season 4.0” of Battlestar Gallactica with only half the episodes on it. According to IMDB and the Wikipedia entry, there will be 20 episodes in total when Season 4 is complete.  I realise that Season 4 was carved up due to the […]

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iPhone 3G and my MobileMe Universe (on Windows)

December 3, 2008

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Connecting the Dots with MobileMe (a brief how-to) The goal was straightforward – bring the following disconnected contact database, tasks lists and some semi-synchronised calendars 1) into a single ecosystem, and 2) to include the iPhone as a peer. Thunderbird email addresses (from Desktop1) Windows Address Book (from Laptop) Palm Desktop (and Palm Tungsten) calendar […]

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