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09
SEP
2010

Google Grateful at Apple’s Mobile Ads Terms Change

Image via CrunchBase Omar, Vice president of product management at Google wrote a positive blog post regarding recent Apple‘s License Agreement terms. The new terms provide immediate clarification about the status of mobile advertising on the iPhone and will benefit users,...
07
SEP
2010

Some more thoughts on the new Apple TV

I have been thinking about the new Apple TV and the upcoming Google TV.  One thing that strikes me is that many folks are saying things like: “With Google TV you will be able to search the web for content to play on the TV… and the Apple TV won’t do that.” The thing is, Apple...
02
SEP
2010

AppleTV 2010, this is just the beginning

Apple announced yesterday the new AppleTV.  Let’s call it AppleTV take two.  The new AppleTV leverage the Apple A4 processor found in the new iPod Touch, iPhone 4 and iPad.  This make the AppleTV the forth platform based on this processor. I speculate that the new ATV platform is...
25
AUG
2010

Call phones from Gmail – Official Gmail Blog

Gmail voice and video chat makes it easy to stay in touch with friends and family using your computer’s microphone and speakers. But until now, this required both people to be at their computers, signed into Gmail at the same time. Given that most of us don’t spend all day in...
10
AUG
2010

Terminate All v1.1 released

I did some adjustments to the small utility “Terminate All” to make sure all users left over processes are terminated. I also changed the way I build the list of users to terminate and how the termination look is performed. I created a Google Code project called terminateall so...
10
MAY
2010

Meklort testing 10.6.3 DVD + 10.6.4 Status

Meklort just finished testing both the 10.6.3 dvd and updating to 10.6.4. Everything looks good for users of NBI / NBBM. To use the 10.6.3 DVD you *must* use NBI 0.8.4 RC1 or later. If you do, it will install without issues. The 10.6.4 update also applies without any issues...
30
APR
2010

Hewlett-Packard To Kill Windows 7 Tablet Project

TechCrunch is breaking the news about the death of the yet to be born HP Slate!  Apparently HP just figured out that Windows 7 is not a good OS for a tablet… I guess they looked at what a great user experience Apple offer with the iPad and realized that theirs, based on Win7, was...
20
APR
2010

HP Slate PC – iPad Fear Not

conecti.ca has a hands-on preview of the HP Slate. The verdict: It is far behind the iPad with regard to “Gadget quality” but is a good netbook alternative. Here is the Google translation of the article: Each develops a gadget that Apple does not spare those who come after...
09
DEC
2009

Prepping the mini 10v for email on the cruise ship

Image via Wikipedia Reading about the internet connection quality on a cruise ship I realised that I will need to do something about live web mail access if I want to escape from the boat with my mind and some cash… internet access charges are very high for very low throughput...
29
OCT
2009

Acer Aspire One AOD250 impressions: Android gone bad

We admit, we were pretty stoked when we first saw the Acer Aspire One AOD250 running Android in dual-boot mode. What could possibly be bad about it? Fast start-up, Google apps… other good things that aren’t coming to mind at the moment… what could go wrong? Turns out, just about...
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