Ars Technica has a review up of the iRex iLiad ebook reader. The Amazon Kindle got fairly positive reviews from the likes of David Pogue of the NY Times, and the Ars review is pretty positive on this one as well. Has the time finally come for ebooks? For one thing, the technology has finally … [Read more…]
Sure, email is an easy way to send important information out to a large number of people. It’s almost too easy, and many people’s definition of “important” borders on ridiculous. The marginal cost in computing resources and effort to reach additional people is so tiny, it can be neglected in any reasonably sized organization. In … [Read more…]
Further to my previous post about Humanized Enso, I’ll pass on the word that Humanized have decided to make Enso free. That was nice of them! Now stop reading this and give it a try.
Can I just say that among my email pet peeves (and believe me, they are numerous) is when anti-virus software appends a message to outgoing mail, along the lines of: No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.5.516 / Virus Database: 269.19.20/1259 – Release Date: 4/02/2008 I copied this … [Read more…]
I’m often confused, and usually amused when people say they don’t have and don’t want a mobile phone. My mom is one of these people, but I’m not confused by her reasoning. It seems a bit dismissive to say, but really, she doesn’t get out much. I don’t mean this in a she’s-out-of-touch-with-the-world way, she … [Read more…]