Attack of the SS PR

, posted: 22-Jul-2009 21:05

I am subscribed to the great and wonderful FreeBSD mailing lists, which occasionally throw up gems like the below message. First time I've heard of a "deep Rolodex", actually.

Mindy Franklin to freebsd-questions.

I (read the entire post)...

Google Chrome OS announced

, posted: 8-Jul-2009 17:48

The competition for Microsoft just heated up considerably, with the Google announcing that it intends to release an operating system aimed initially at Netbooks in the second half of next year. Google Chrome OS is the somewhat unimaginative name, and (read the entire post)...

Rumours of my heart attack are greatly exaggerated

, posted: 25-Jun-2009 16:31

Ahh... the Internet; don't you just love it? David MacGregor, one of the Idealog founders, has unfortunately come down with a very dodgy ticker. He's currently awaiting to undergo bypass surgery, and blogged about it. I read what David had written, t (read the entire post)...

Reviews here on Geekzone: Dell 2130cn colour laser and HTC Magic

, posted: 25-Jun-2009 15:52

Short blog post today, to alert those who follow me on RSS about two reviews that I've posted here on Geekzone.

Dell 2130cn review here.

HTC Magic review here.

Check them out and let me know what you think. (read the entire post)...

Today's strange Internet Explorer 8 error message

, posted: 2-Jun-2009 11:04

Windows 7 x64 is great but I'm not totally convinced about Internet Explorer 8. Of all the browsers I've tried - IE6/7, Opera 9.x, Safari 3/beta 4, Chrome 1.x/2.x, Firefox 3.x and betas - IE8 is the only one to choke on Gmail's Javascript (read the entire post)...

Orcon lays off 23 staff

, posted: 5-May-2009 13:37

Yesterday, I got an email saying some of Orcon's prices "simply aren't sustainable", meaning the excess data charge doubled from $1 per GB to $2, unless you took up the $8/month for 5GB additional traffic offer.

Today, I see that Orcon is (read the entire post)...

Watch out: Twitter direct messages delivered to wrong people

, posted: 24-Apr-2009 11:11

This morning, I fired up DestroyTwitter and Seesmic Desktop as usual, to check out what's happening on Twitter. Had a few direct messages or DMs, from people I don't know and assumed they were those noxious and annoying automatically generated ones. (read the entire post)...

Browning jumps from Freeview to Hybrid TV and TiVo?

, posted: 31-Mar-2009 17:32

Freeview sent over a press release earlier today, saying Steve Browning, its GM, has resigned effective April 9, to "pursue new opportunities".

The release doesn't say why he left or where to, but Allan Swann at NBR reckons Browning has go (read the entire post)...

Full TVNZ content on SkyTV from June-July this year

, posted: 25-Mar-2009 16:03

Maybe it was due to political pressure from National, but TVNZ and Sky Television say they have come to an agreement that means all of the state broadcasters's channels will be available on the latter's service.

This means high-definition (read the entire post)...

Copyright claims anti-competitive and often just wrong: Google

, posted: 19-Mar-2009 15:58

The Teditor, or PC World Editor Ted Gibbons, has been reading through Google's submission on the Telecommunications Carriers' Forum (TCF) Code of Practice, which would be the agreement between telcos and ISPs on one hand and the rights holders, on ho (read the entire post)...


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