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19
FEB
2010

Buying Listia Credits via Listia Listings

Tonight I decided to do an experiment.  I recently joined Listia.com and noticed an interesting trend.  People are listing iTunes, Visa, etc, etc gift cards.  What this amount to is that they are actually buying (knowingly or not) Listia Credits. In an effort to cut down the...
18
FEB
2010

Cool new anti-ebay, Listia

I stumbled on this new anti-ebay service called Listia. It allows you to unload all the stuff you don’t need in exchange for “Listia Credits”. You then use those credits to acquire goods other Listia members are listing. Simple? Yep! I am currently running an...
16
FEB
2010

Live TV news on your iPhone straight in the browser with no app required

As you may recall, Livestation was the first company in the world demonstrating live streaming on iPhones back in 2008. A selection of Livestation’s partner channels is now available to watch live on iPhones/iPod Touches and soon iPads worldwide by simply opening the...
29
JAN
2010

Unexpectedly low Apple iPad price forces notebook vendors to re-evaluate their tablet PC strategies

Notebook vendors include Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International (MSI) have re-evaluated their strategies for the tablet PC market following Apple's launch of the iPad at a consumer-friendly price, according to industry sources. The vendors originally planned to...
21
JAN
2010

Possible picture of Apple iPad?

This might be one of the iPad prototype? Look like iPhone: Check Has a home button: Check Look like 10″ diagonal: Check Announced docking port at the bottom: Might not be visible Update: Source for original file:...
08
JAN
2010

The Dell Mini 5: Dell tablet gets a name

Dell’s 5-inch Internet tablet is to be called the Dell Mini 5 according to the company, suggesting that it will fit in its portable products range as the second handset to follow the Dell Mini 3 and slot in under the “Mini” range of netbooks. Dell told...
08
JAN
2010

Hands on with MSI’s dual touchscreen netbook prototype

MSI is showing off a netbook prototype with twin 10 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel touchscreen displays and no physical keyboard. But you can bring up an on-screen keyboard and tap away. What’s interesting is that the keyboard vibrates as you type. It doesn’t quite feel like using a...
24
DEC
2009

NetbookInstaller 0.8.3 RC5 is officially released

Image via Wikipedia NetbookInstaller 0.8.3 RC5 is officially released. There are a few major changes (although, as far as the user is concerned, they are probably minor). Most notably is the new kernel patch, unless if apple changes their code again to break it, the bootloader...
08
DEC
2009

Taking the Dell Mini 10v Out for a Cruise

So here I am, getting ready for a cruise out to the Caribbean on the gorgeous Norwegian Cruise Line Pearl.  My luggage are packed with summer clothes, snorkelling equipment bought at Costco, Sun block lotion, etc, etc. I am also packing some essential techno gear with me for the...
10
NOV
2009

OS X 10.6.2 is out: Intel Atom support not included

Apple pushed out OS X 10.6.2 today, and while the latest Snow Leopard update fixes a whole slew of bugs, it introduces one major problem for netbook hackintosh builders: It doesn’t seem to work with the Intel Atom processor. It’s not clear whether Apple would have intentionally...