Archives for September 2005

Sometimes Work Comes Before TV

Normally when my phone rings, I either take the call or allow my machine to take a message. Today however, my actions were slightly different. For some reason that I am still not clear on, something prompted me to pick up the phone after the …continue reading

Microsoft Listens

Hi Chris, I run a small in team in DevDiv that is responsible customer connection across the division. Our scope includes things like closing the customer feedback loop, aka using Ladybug / ProductFeedback / Connect to make our products better and customers feel more a …continue reading

Dell Says Meet Me Half Way On Free Shipping

Oh this is bound to tick off some people I am willing to bet. Apparently free shipping is too much for Dell and to be honest, I don’t really blame them as they have to sell a zillion PCs just to make a profit.

PDAs expected to change healthcare in future

Personally, I believe that PDAs allow many fields to have access to data without wires. Easy to hold in one’s hands and easy to read, this makes a lot of sense for a heck of a lot more than just the healthcare industry.

Old computers increasingly find new life

I am a firm believer that for the most part, older computers are best kept in the trash – that’s it. But after reading this article on making those old PCs come to life again, it appears that I might have been misguided.

Music Jamming At A Distance Becomes Reality

What I thought was just a silly-fantasy of a passionate amateur musician like me, has surpassed my wildest expectation and has now turned into an actual product.

After the recent debut of Ninjam, which premiered the immense opportunities available to those who, like …continue reading

AOpen box inspired by Mac Mini

Oh come on! This is such a Mac Mini rip-off! Still, it would give PC users some of the size advantages of this form factor without having to settle for a Shuttle PC, I suppose.

A $100 laptop might not be for everyone

After some debate throughout the blogosphere, it would appear that there is much apprehension in regard to those proposed $100 notebook PCs. I guess just because it sounds good on paper does not mean that the idea is totally sound.

Treo shows new tricks

In many cases, add-ons for certain devices can prove to be more fun than the devices themselves. In the case of Treo, I think that the article below sort of proves this point quite well…

Mobile games take a step forward

Yikes! Sims on mobile devices. Oh yes, this is just what we need in the mobile gaming world. OK, it may seem a little harsh. But you have to understand that it feels like this game is popping up everywhere!