Google Weather

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Date: Monday, March 14th, 2005, 10:56
Category: Archive

The gods at Google are at it again. Recently the search engine giant added support for movies and maps this time it’s weather. Just search for “weather 19001″ or “weather abington, pa” and get a five-day forecast. Apparently US-only.

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Mac mini Auto Install: VW GTi

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Date: Monday, March 14th, 2005, 08:40
Category: Hardware

Gizmodo is carrying the first story of a successful Mac mini auto install in a 2001 Volkswagen GTi:

Matt Turner was kind enough to drop us a line about his month-long endeavor of permanently installing and integrating a Mac mini into his 2001 Volkswagen GTi. He pulls out all the stops with a 7″ USB touchscreen monitor, a Cirque EasyCat USB trackpad, a USB FM/AM tuner, an installed iPod dock and some very nice fabricated, brushed aluminum trim bezels to hold it all.

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iScroll2 Updated to Version 0.18

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Date: Monday, March 14th, 2005, 08:42
Category: Software

iScroll2 is a modified trackpad driver that adds two-finger scrolling capabilities to supported pre-2005 PowerBooks and iBooks on OS X 10.3. Supported models include aluminum PowerBooks introduced from 2003 to 2004 as well as all G4 iBooks. Read More…

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Joy of Tech: Apple Wars – The Mothership Strikes Back

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Date: Monday, March 14th, 2005, 08:08
Category: Archive

Luke PowerPageWe particularly enjoyed today’s Joy of Tech comic

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Blogshine Sunday and Public Access to Gov't Information

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Date: Monday, March 14th, 2005, 00:15
Category: Opinion

On Sunday, March 13, bloggers around the world blogged about the need for access to government information. Read More…

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PCMCIA Shows First Wave of ExpressCard Products at CeBIT

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Date: Monday, March 14th, 2005, 00:57
Category: Accessory

PCMCIA ExpressCardAt the CeBIT 2005 trade show in Hannover, Germany a group of companies including Fujitsu Siemens, LG Electronics and Toshiba showed notebook computers with ExpressCard slots built in. AboCom Systems, AVerMedia, Lexar Media, TaiSol and Wibu showed ExpressCard modules for memory, multimedia, networking and security applications. Read More…

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Apple Joins Blu-Ray Disc Association Board

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Date: Monday, March 14th, 2005, 00:04
Category: Hardware

Blu-Ray Association BoardAppleInsider is reporting that Apple has joined the Blu-Ray Disc Association Forum. Read More…

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PowerBook 2005 Scrolling Trackpad Woes Acknowledged by Apple

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Date: Monday, March 14th, 2005, 00:58
Category: Hardware, PowerBook G4 Aluminum

Trackpad issues continue the plague the PowerBook 2005 judging by email received by the PowerPage and postings on Apple’s own discussion forums and other Mac News sites like MacFixIt and MacInTouch. AppleInsider posted a story Friday that Apple has acknowledged the problem. Read More…

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Pat-Rights Demands 12 Percent from Apple – Part II

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Date: Sunday, March 13th, 2005, 02:10
Category: Archive

We received a lot of emails, many ask us some funny questions, the followings will give a better understanding of Pat-rights to your readers…

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Service Restored for Sidekick Users

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Date: Saturday, March 12th, 2005, 14:28
Category: Mobile Phone

I just received this email from T-Mobile regarding their recent data outtage suffered by Sidekick users. Curiously, I haven’t received anything from T-Mobile to re-assure me that my account is safe from the much-publicizied attacks on celebrities personal data. Is anyone home at T-Mobile?

Dear Valued Sidekick User:
T-Mobile USA and Danger, Inc., developer of the hiptop wireless solution that powers the T-Mobile Sidekick, confirm that full service has been restored. As such, you can effectively use the e-mail, Web and Instant Messaging (IM) functions on your device as you normally do.
We sincerely apologize for this interruption in your Sidekick service. In recognition of the inconvenience, we will be providing you with a $20 credit on your next bill.
Additionally, to thank you for your loyalty, we will launch a “Customer Appreciation” Section in the Download Fun Catalog in the very near future. In this new section, you will be able to access great new content – free! We will e-mail you with details when they become available.
Once again, thank you for being a loyal T-Mobile Sidekick customer,
Your T-Mobile Sidekick Team

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