Pogo – Wireless PDA/Tablet

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Date: Tuesday, July 31st, 2001, 10:58
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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.”

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iMac: A Critic Casts his eye to the Future

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Date: Monday, July 30th, 2001, 12:26
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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.

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TiBook HDD: Philips Milk of Titanium

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Date: Monday, July 30th, 2001, 12:14
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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.

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Thoughts of the Future of PDAs

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Date: Monday, July 30th, 2001, 12:36
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You might want to check out the following article in Unstrung (“When Can iPAQ My PC and Cell Phone Away?” It contains some interesting speculation regarding potential PDA evolution and some of the factors that may steer it.

The most valid point is that a lot of us need the functionality of our mobile phones and our laptops, and we will continue to carry at least those two devices (maybe in addition to a PDA) until somebody makes a single device that can replace the two or three that we are currently using.

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OfficeXP Ad: The Author Responds

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Date: Monday, July 30th, 2001, 12:13
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Remember our story on the ad for Microsoft OfficeXP (“OfficeXP Ad Targets Legal Profession“)? CopyGuy, the author of the ad in question reads Go2Mac and wrote us in response…

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PC-133 RAM Limited by Firmware Update?

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Date: Sunday, July 29th, 2001, 15:18
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Go2Mac reader Eddie writes to us about a recent discovery with PC-133 RAM:


I’ve come across something a little odd about Apple’s firmware updater 4.1.7 and 4.1.8. It claims to enhance performance and stability but it only does one of these, it increases stability and decreases performance.

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New Motorola Timeport Adds Bluetooth

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Date: Friday, July 27th, 2001, 14:04
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In further evidence that the new short-range wireless technology is gaining a foothold in the market, Motorola announced that the new Timeport 270c mobile phone includes a Bluetooth interface. The phone operates on the CDMA (code division multiple access) standard and offers 360-degree speakerphone and voice dialing.

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Luggage Week: Sleeve Case for iBook

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Date: Friday, July 27th, 2001, 00:52
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MWNY 01: New Attendance Record

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Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2001, 09:20
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MWNY 01: More on MCE Combo CDRW/DVD Drives

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Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2001, 12:07
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A number of readers have written in confused about claims made about MCE‘s combo DVD/CDRW FireWire and expansion-bay drives in our Macworld hardware picks story. Here are more complete details on those drives.

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