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)...



Is WCDMA/UMTS environmentally unfriendly?

, posted: 20-Jan-2007 17:14

When people think about negative aspects around mobile phones, it's usually radiation fears that pop up in their minds. So far, there's no conclusive evidence that radiation from mobile devices causes for instance tumours or damages tissue ot (read the entire post)...



Wii Sex 2: the half-assed sequel

, posted: 17-Jan-2007 16:51

OK... this is getting silly.

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3G LG Chocolate launch tomorrow

, posted: 17-Jan-2007 16:08

Tomorrow's the official launch of the updated LG Chocolate in New Zealand, the KU800 which features 3G broadband amongst other things. Looks like a nice slider phone, and the name is certainly memorable although it says nothing much about the pho (read the entire post)...



What the iPhone actually costs: $1,936

, posted: 16-Jan-2007 16:12

Allen Stern at CenterNetworks has done some calculations on how much the Apple iPhone will cost. He figures (in US dollars) that customers are looking at $640 for the phone alone, including eight per cent sales tax, and $108 a month in plan and sundr (read the entire post)...



FreeBSD 6.2 released

, posted: 15-Jan-2007 20:24

Ken Smith @ The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team just announced that version 6.2 of the UNIX-like operating system is available. Some of the new stuff in 6.2-RELEASE include:





freebsd-update(8) provides officially su (read the entire post)...



Snap next to be snapped up after Wordpress adoption?

, posted: 13-Jan-2007 10:26

You've probably seen the little webpage previews on Geekzone and the blogs here (if you have Javascript enabled), courtesy of Snap, a Pasadena, California-based company founded by Bill Gross. Once you get used to them, they're quite useful al (read the entire post)...



Internet Explorer 7 is vulnerable to the VML hole - patch now!

, posted: 10-Jan-2007 17:03

In September last year, I wrote about the Vector Mark-Up Language zero-day exploit for Internet Explorer, saying:

I'm waiting to hear from MS if IE7 too is vulnerable to the VML hole. It might be, as it looks like it too has sup (read the entire post)...





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