With the sorry state of today’s economy many technology professionals are having a hard time finding work. Several astute readers have pointed out that Apple’s employment Web site is not only a good source of employment leads, albeit more so for residents of northern California, but that it also sheds some light on Apple’s impending retail store strategy.
I had been looking pretty intently for a slipcase for my new iBook Dual USB, as it had incurred a few scuffs on the top after only having it a couple of weeks. I ended up getting the Waterfield Designs SleeveCase for US$38.
Microsoft and Intel have joined the board of directors at the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA), “an industry group pushing Wi-Fi as a universal platform for small wireless networks.” Wi-Fi is the new marketing term for the IEEE 802.11 standard that we commonly know as Airport.< (more…)
I just discovered a great flat bag at Banana Republic this weekend that fits my new iBook almost perfectly on sale for US$29. Since it’s luggage week at Go2Mac, I thought I would share my thoughts about the bag.
It should come as no surprise to readers of these pages that your Editor has a thing for luggage. Ok, it is actually a full-blown fetish, but that is a story for another day. That said, good luggage is easy to tell from bad luggage – it is apparent. Look at the construction, the materials and the extra features. Computer luggage is no different than clothes luggage but it needs to be held to a higher standard, after all dropping a bag full of BVDs on the pavement is a lot different than dropping your TiBook.
Pogo is a new hand-held wireless device that delivers 3G-like services on existing GSM and GPRS networks. According to their Web site, Pogo Technology Ltd was founded by Razorfish in Q4 1999 “to explore and define the opportunities within the European mobile data services market. It was fully incorporated as a separate company in July 2000 as part of its seed funding arrangements.”