CNN Headline News ran a cool story today on a new form of mobile technology: wired benches, as in park benches. It goes something like this, you are strolling through the park and need a quick fix of the Web or need to check your email. You sit down at one of the new wired park benches being installed by MSN.co.uk and plug your laptop into the data port on the side of the bench. The service is free.
I just received this email from Apple announcing the Grand Opening celebration for their retail store in
When it was becoming a pain to find a bag for my PowerBook G3 (Wallstreet), Tom Bihn was there, making great bags and making sure they would fit my PowerBook. Now that I have a new iBook, I am anxiously awaiting to see what he has up his sleeve, especially since the G4 stuff looks great! I wish I had a TiBook to put in the G4 Mitre!
I just finished watching this video (requires Windows Media Player) demonstrating the next generation of the Windows operating system that includes the controversial .Net service. Blackcomb is the code name for the OS that is going to follow Windows XP [Ed: WinXP was Whistler, Win2002 is Blackcomb, get it?]. In the demo a bar on the left side of the screen has functionality very similar to the current version of the Dock found in Mac OS X.
I am a professed bag hound. I hear that admission is the first step to recovery. I have over the years bought and sold maybe two dozen different messenger bags, backpacks, and computer cases ranging from Kipling, OGIO, Trager, Brenthaven, Swiss Army, Briggs and Reilly, etc. After all this, I believe I have finally found a two computer bags that fit pretty much all my needs: the WaterField Designs Large Cargo Bag/SleeveCase and the K2 Jiver backpack.