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.”
I have a confession to make. I just bought an iMac. Don’t worry, it isn’t for me, not this colorful little daisy. Once a man goes Powerbook he doesn’t go back. This is for the sales staff. Staff that has never really used a Mac before, and in general, has little computer experience. And you know what? For a person who has never cared for the iMac, I am impressed.
Caveat: Don’t try this at home unless you feel confident you can tear apart a US$2500 piece of equipment and put it back together without pieces left over. If you would like some of the following behaviors performed on your Ti by an experienced Mac tech, this is a service I provide (to those in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area only). Contact me for exciting details.