After reading an article in the San Jose Mercury News, I’ve decided that everyone involved or made reference to needs a bit of a lecture. Here’s what set me off – the disclaimer at the end of the piece.
“No reviewer ever gets to say a word against Apple without attracting a deluge of e-mail from Mac true believers”
Following closely on the heels of XM Radio (launched on 25 September 2001) Sirius Satellite Radio today announced the commercial availability of their satellite radio service. It works like this: You buy a car stereo that is “satellite ready,” (either XM or Sirius), a satellite tuner and a small antenna and for a monthly fee of ~US$10 you can receive up to 100 commercial-free channels of digital stereo in your vehicle. XM Radio offers over 100 stations with about a third with six minutes or less of commercials per hour.
The Palm i705 is an extremely useful and functional tool that will benefit any mobile technologist that needs to keep in touch with email and the Web while away from a traditional Internet connection. The Palm i705 is the first and only handheld to offer always-on, secure, email and access to corporate email servers like Microsoft Exchange. Of course, there is more to life than email, there’s AIM. The Palm i705 ships with AIM 2.0 for wireless handhelds – an incredibly useful application, especially when combined with the Palm i705 keyboard (US$59, see below.)