When the iPod Touch was first released, my initial thought that this was a device that could be built upon. Like a home computer or a laptop, this tiny device had enough processing power to incorporate some really...

Sign of the Times

You know when you are in 2003 when... .. at the Japanese MTV Music Video awards, fans stick up their camera-phones to capture a shot of their idols.

The perfect cellphone

MyOrigo is in the pre-production stages of developing my perfect cellphone. The "mydevice" is a tri-band GSM with GPRS cameraphone, with built-in PDA functions such as address books, calandar, and the usual applications. What sets mydevice apart from the...

Better late than never

I've finally moved up to 2001 technology and got myself an iPod (well, actually my wife got one from work that I have confiscated)! Okay, as much as Apple sucks at marketing Operating Systems (Sorry JK, but its...

What is Origami?

A new website has appeared for the Origami Project, with alot of hype, and not alot of information. The site is registered to Microsoft corporation. It promises more details on Thursday, but it looks like basically a large PDA,...

5MP in a tiny package

Sony has released the new Sony DSC-T1 digital camera. What's the big deal? It's a 5 megapixel camera that is just 91mm x 60mm and only 21mm thick. Despite the small size, they still manage to fit in...

Amazon vs. Apple

Amazon is trying to take on Apple by releasing its own music player and download service. Everyone seems to want a slice of Apple's pie.

Toys with Toys

Most people are still using those old tube-based TV's in their homes, but Barbie could have her own Plasma for her doll house. Japan-based Takara Co. plans to start selling the 1.5" TV's for $166US. Oh,...

Moore Marches On

Intel has achieved what few thought was possible, as it has produced a chip with an average feature size of 65 nanometres, about half the size of today's chips. This new process, which they hope to be in...

Handheld Sampling

The Virgin Megastore in San Fransico will be rolling out "the most high-tech music retail environment" on Wednesday. Customers will be given a customised iPaq PocketPC to carry around the store with them. Customers browsing the music selection can...
In Canada, Rogers is the only wireless provider that will be offering the iPhone.  They are the only ones with a GPRS network capable of 3G, so the monopoly is technological, not just contractual.  When they released their pricing,...

Umm what did he say?

I'm usually pretty good at deciphering technobabble, but this is just too much! I started laughing 30 seconds in! Towards the end, I'm not even sure what language he's talking!

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