Joost update

So I eventually got a Joost token to try out the newest product from the folks that brought you Kazaa and Skype. It's a great concept. It is basically a cross between a p2p network and a...
Chipmaker Texas Instruments has released a concept device that it says will be a universal wireless translator. The "Wireless Any Network Digital Assistant" will be one device that can speak 802.11 (WiFi), Bluetooth and GSM/GPRS. The idea is...

Comdex Canada Delayed

Comdex Canada, originally scheduled for September 16-18, 2003 has been delayed until March 24-26, 2004. This was to be the first Comdex since Key3Media, the former host of the annual event, went bankrupt and transfered the responsibility of...

Leaky Windows

A leaked copy of the next generation of Windows has been circulating in IRC groups. Code-named "Yukon", Microsoft has acknowleged that it is an authentic OS. The most significant change is a new filesystem to replace FAT...
We've heard how todays economy affects Joe the Plumber and Joe Six-pack, but what about JoeTek? :) This economic downturn has been compared to the Great Depression in the 1930's, but the technology sector as we know it...

Back…

Back with a vengence! All settled in the new job, and loving it. It's a fun, high growth group with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. All settled and married to my wonderful new wife. I never realized how much...
This stark message was the one coming from the 3rd World Water Summit in Japan today. The World Health Organization states that 2.4 Billion people lack basic sanitation, and 1.1 Billion don't have access to safe drinking water. But...
The Interactive Friend Thing allows you to visualize your friend list in a way that groups together people that are friends of each other. It naturally sorts itself into groups that you worked with, or went to school...

Palm Reading

Palm is running into trouble. As soon as Microsoft updated WindowsCE with PocketPC, Palm should have taken the hint. PalmOS really hasn't changed in years, while PocketPC has moved forward with seamless syncronization and multimedia. It's time for...
Intel has announced that the world is not ready for 64-bit computing. It sounds like they are taking a page from the war propoganda machine. They're not ready to release the new 64-bit processors, so they convince...
Alot of people were talking after last year's timely visit from former U.S. Vice President Al Gore to the inaugural Green Living Show, about how we could top that. Well, I don't know if you can compare, but...

Joetek Server Move

Hi Folks, Over the past few weeks we have been in the process of moving the system to a new offsite location to address the reliability issues. Suddenly, that process has been put into high gear. Lots of...

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