Baa Camp Day 2

, posted: 3-Feb-2007 23:49

I don't think I'll ever be able to get used to the idea of Flash being a development platform but... OK, it works for some, so who am I to say anything? Baa Camp continued unabated throughout Saturday - in fact, it's still going on as of (read the entire post)...

Baa Camp Day 1

, posted: 3-Feb-2007 00:10

Made it to Warkworth through a very scenic albeit slow route, on narrow gravel roads with huge logging trucks as the only traffic. This was in part due to a in theory good idea (avoid the northbound traffic on State Highway 1) that didn't quite c (read the entire post)...

Vodafone brings cheap Sky TV to 3G customers

, posted: 31-Jan-2007 14:36

Looks like there's some fresh thinking going on at Vodafone: the new Sky Mobile TV service, starting tomorrow, February 1, looks good. Eight channels including Sky News, Sports and CNN for just $2.50 a week is a sweet deal. MTV as well, but at th (read the entire post)...

First Ultimate Extras appear for Vista together with language packs and updates

, posted: 31-Jan-2007 12:30

The Windows Vista launch is over and done with so now Microsoft's OS is well and truly released. Honest.

This means people with Vista Ultimate Edition should get some of the Extras that will only be available for the top-end version. (read the entire post)...

Gutmann Reloaded and My Vista HD Fiasco

, posted: 26-Jan-2007 16:35

Peter Gutmann isn't taking Microsoft's rebuttal of his paper on Vista's DRM lying down. Instead, he's put up an addendum to his original paper, unravelling the bits that he terms as "PR spin". Reading Gutmann's response, it looks (read the entire post)...

Bowie and Gervais: Little Fat Man (from Extras)

, posted: 25-Jan-2007 18:20

Totally excellent clip from Ricky Gervais' Extras series: Little Fat Man.

Bowie still has an amazing voice.

Thanks to David Slack for finding it. (read the entire post)...

Orcon's loss-making telco gamble

, posted: 23-Jan-2007 16:03

Orcon announced earlier what they're going to do in cahoots with Siemens, and it's not ADSL2+, but VoIP or Internet Telephony as it's sometimes called. In other words, Orcon wants to become a telco.

That's understandable b (read the entire post)...

Review of LG 3G Chocolate KU800 up

, posted: 23-Jan-2007 14:26

Just finished a review of the new LG Chocolate, a GSM/UMTS 3G handset that runs on Vodafone's network in New Zealand but is available from other providers around the world, I understand.

Read the full review here on Geekzone.

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Vista networking much faster than XP

, posted: 21-Jan-2007 16:13

As I was responding to a post about Gigabit Ethernet networking here on Geekzone, I did some testing using a tool called iperf from NLANR or National Laboratory for Applied Network Research. Iperf is simple to use yet feature rich, and is very useful (read the entire post)...

Vista DRM Domesday Scenario rebuttals

, posted: 21-Jan-2007 13:28

There's usually another side to any story, and the one about Digital Rights Management in Windows Vista is no exception. As I mentioned Peter Gutmann's A Cost Analysis of Windows Vista Content Protection in an earlier blog post, which in turn (read the entire post)...


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