Monday, January 31, 2005

Apple Unviels New Powerbooks | The Unofficial Apple Weblog. They are out now. We have been waiting for the new PowerBooks and they are here now.


Sunday, January 30, 2005

Graduate Cryptographers Unlock Code of 'Thiefproof' Car Key | Look out! Your car may be venerable. This goes to show that any code can be broken given enough time and money. One needs to think about these things when planning security.


Saturday, January 29, 2005

Wi-Fi limits Tennis Australia's wireless ambitions | Computerworld. Looks like it is not always easy and best to use wireless.

NIST report urges caution with VoIP security | Computerworld. A good read for those of you looking to promote VoIP in the enterprise.

Is iPod the Razor or the Blade? | PBS. More opinion on the new Mac Mini.

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Friday, January 28, 2005

Wal-Mart to sell iPod shuffle | Unofficial Apple Weblog. Looks like great news for Apple. If Wal-Mart has them then they will sell a BUNDLE!

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Soccer Ref Admits Fixing Games in Germany | Aim Today. No wonder we can not win a game overseas.


Wednesday, January 26, 2005

'Spaces' Revamp Leaves Davis Jobless | Zap2it. Looks like there are some changes in store for the Trading Spaces show.

Milky Way's Black Hole Was Active Recently | Universe Today. Looks like we may have a very active black hole in our future.

Mobile virus infects Lexus cars | SC Magazine. This is a scary thought. I want these features to be expanded to more cars and cheeper ones, but I want them to be safe also.


MacCentral: Mac mini SuperDrive BTO change a typo, says Apple. Well it looks like an 8x DVD drive is not available in the new Mac Mini.


Want VOIP with That? | McDonald's. A very interesting move on McDonald's part. This will be an interesting use of this new technology.

Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Fifth generation iPod in development | CD Some new iPod rumors.


HOW-TO: Turn your Mac mini into a media center | Engadget. For those of you lucky enough to have a Mini, here are some plans on how to use it for a media center.


Why Hasn't TiVo Improved? | PVRblog. Some thoughts on why TiVo is not more advanced.

Monday, January 24, 2005

Google rolls out TV search prototype | CNET This is an interesting new technology.


Friday, January 21, 2005

U.S. Soccer Federation Scores Own Goal | Looks like we might not see any regulars on the National Team when they play on 9 Feb 2005.


Methane rain feeds Titan's rivers | BBC News. Very interesting results coming from Huygens on Titan.

Ok. I stumbled across this site today, The Uber-Geek Lab Overview. Wow! This guy has a lot of stuff. I hope to never get this bad.

Thursday, January 20, 2005

Apple makes plans for NAB show in Las Vegas | MacCentral. The plot thickens. Now Apple will be making an announcement at NAB. This could be the start of the iTunes Movie store in HD. This is starting to get me really intrigued. I was wondering why the Mini would need DVI and this could be the next clue. Who knows, maybe a VideoPod is next on the list from Apple.

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Line Forms for iPod Shuffle | Yahoo!. This thing is selling like hot-cakes. I have a friend who wants one bad and missed by ONE person this morning.


I, Cringely | PBS. Looks like Apple may have more in mind for the new Mac Mini.


Shuttle Surface More Vulnerable Than Suspected | NYTimes. The latest research on the space shuttle. It will be returning to flight later this year.

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Apple/Sony DV Collaboration = HD Movie Download Store | osViews. Very interesting article on what could be to come from Apple and Sony.

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Verizon to Sell Wi-Fi Hotspot Phone from Westell| eWeek. VoIP will be hot this year and especially WI-FI phones. Keep an eye on this hot market.

Monday, January 17, 2005

Google wants 'dark fiber' | CNET Looks like Google is looking for capacity.

Google plugs brace of GMail security flaws | The Register. Good thing I do not use my Gmail for anything important.

Securing Linux Production Systems - A Practical Guide to Basic Security in Linux Production Environments. Here is a good article on how to secure your Linux box.

Friday, January 14, 2005

They're Not Worthy | Wired. Why extend the copyright on works that no longer have commercial value? Lawrence Lessig writes why it is not needed to extend the Copyright laws further.

Company offers 10GB of Net storage, for free | CNET Looking for a place to store some stuff. Look no further. This site will give you 10 gig for free. Sign me up!

Russell Beattie Notebook - Serialized eBooks via RSS. This is the coolest thing I have found in a long time. You can subscribe to books and read them via RSS. You have got to try this.

I ran across this site, Floating Logos Project. It has some neat pictures on it.

Thursday, January 13, 2005

Sony Ericsson S710a | G4. My next phone? Hmmmm.

Will Blizzard Destroy the Future of Videogames? | EFF. More info on the Blizzard vs. BnetD case.

iTunes 4.7.1 finds unlocked music and puts the DRM back on - CD Here is a reason not to install the new iTunes if you have that option. Here is more info on this story.

Ohio dumps touch-screen machines | Looks like Ohio is taking a step in the right direction.

Pair arrested after telling lawyer jokes | This is a crazy story. These guys are too old to be causing any problems. This has gone too far.

Yahoo! News - EBay to Increase Fees, Angering Sellers. This has to be the worst news of the day. I already do not shop on eBay very much anymore because the shipping prices have gotten out of hand. Now they want to increase the fees. Goodbye eBay and hello Overstock and Yahoo.

Enough! I Quit! | Computerworld. Ever had to deal with a manager like this. I have and it was not fun.

New FBI Software May Be Unusable | Yahoo!. Need some money? Maybe you could write some bad software for the FBI and get paid for it too.

Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Steve Jobs sums up MacWorld Keynote on CNBC | If you missed Jobs on CNBC here is a video clip.


Hacker penetrates T-Mobile systems | SecurityFocus. Wow. This hacker had access for almost a year and they did very little to stop him. Just goes to prove that if a hacker wants to get to you there is very little you can do to really stop him. The worst part of this is that T-Mobile is my phone provider.

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Well Apple did it. They now have released the new products including the new Mac Mini. You can see the Steve give his presentation now.


How the Earthquake affected Earth | Here is the the latest on how the big quake has affected the earth.


Monday, January 10, 2005

Apple to delay webcast of Jobs keynote | Yahoo! News. It really does look like we will not be able to watch the Keynote Live.


Iapetus moon bulges at the sides | BBC News. Cassini is sending us some great pictures of the moons of Saturn.

Sunday, January 09, 2005

I was able to get out yesterday and plow the drive with the 8N. I started her right up and off I went. It was more for fun since we only received about an inch and a half of snow. Oh well, there might be more on the way next week. Now I have to clean up my piles of rock.

Saturday, January 08, 2005

MS AntiSpyware vs Ad-Aware vs SpyBot | Flexbeta. Nice quick comparison of Ad-Aware, Spybot and Microsoft's AntiSpyware application.

DirecTV Machine Will Compete With TiVo | TiVo will have to put up with a lot of new competitors.

10 Things to Do in 2005 | Universe Today. Here is what you must see this year in the night's sky.

Friday, January 07, 2005

iTunes user sues Apple over iPod | BBC NEWS. I almost want this guy to win so that I can have more control over my media.

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Parkinson's Symptoms Reversed in Monkey Study | NPR. More on the latest Parkinson's research.

Watching Your Rights Disappear, Part 2 | This is serious. Looks like we need to write our congress people again. Get on the ball.

Microsoft's Gates endures PC crash during keynote speech at U.S. tech show | I can not wait to see some video of this. How funny! Get a Mac!


Thursday, January 06, 2005

Court rejects RIAA request to identify song-swappers | InfoWorld. Well it might take a while but the courts will get this legislation sunk yet.

Tuesday, January 04, 2005

Parkinson's damage repaired | BBC News. Looks like stem cell research is coming to fruition. I think that stem cell research is the future to curing most incurable diseases. I am hoping soon that we will have research like this benefiting Parkinson's, diabetes, cancer, etc.


26 steps to 15k a Day |Search Engine World. Need some traffic to your website. Here is a nice set by step on how to drive traffic to your website.

Monday, January 03, 2005

Rover hits one-year mark on Mars | Looks like the rovers are still going strong after one year on Mars.

Indian State Eyes Faster Internet Project | Yahoo! News. Looks like 10 GiG is starting to take off. And what is "10 gega bytes per second"? Does anyone proofread at Yahoo!

SBC to Sell TV-Internet Home Entertainment System | Yahoo! News. News is starting to roll out of CES this morning. Looks like TiVo might have some competition.


TiVo Unveils Portable Transfer Service | AP via Yahoo!. TiVo is out in the wild now. I just need these features to come to the DirecTiVo.

Sunday, January 02, 2005

Bye CSS hello ACCS: The next protection for optical media? | CD There could be a new encryption scheme on the way for HD DVDs. I hope that one day they will learn we WANT to copy our DVDs and just give up.

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