The Connections Our Buttons Make

Once we create all that attention data, think of the whacky things we can do with it. I’ve been banging on about attention data for a while now, and I apologise. (For an explanation and a bit of background, go here.) But I can’t help seeing stuff through that prism nowadays. Like this camera called …

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Citizen Photographers Get Their Own Agency

Fueling the discussion about whether it’s ok for citizens to take photos of their fellow citizens’ suffering and makemoney from it, welcome to Scoopt: the citizen journalist’s photographic agency, selling mobile phone and digital camera pictures to the press and media: Who will take tomorrow’s front page photograph – a professional press photographer or a …

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A New Paint Shop Pro

Adobe Photoshop’s old challenger, Paint Shop Pro, is back. Jasc Software yesterday announced the launch of Paint Shop Pro 9 and something called Paint Shop Pro Studio, a “photo editor for consumers who want to do more than novice editing without a steep learning curve”. Paint Shop Pro 9 takes the photo and graphics editor …

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News: Nokia Broadens Its Reach

 Nokia are blurring the line between phone and other kinds of accessory with their newest releases. Gizmodo reports on a bunch of new products, including the 7600 Imaging Phone (which is a WCDMA/GSM phone with a 65,000 color display, Bluetooth, and a built-in digital camera), and a new line of “Imagewear” products for displaying and …

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Update: A Successor to Sony Ericsson P800?

 Those of you who admired the Sony Ericsson P800 cellphone/camera/PDA but never got around to buying one, hang on until October. PMN Publications, a mobile newsletter, reports that Sony Ericsson is planning an upgraded version of the P800, featuring an enhanced digital camera, 65,000 colour screen and a slimmer form factor. It will be called …

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Hardware: Sony Blurs The Boundaries

 Not sure whether this is a PDA or a notebook or what. PalmInfoCenter says that Sony Japan is expected to officially announce its new Clie PEG-UX50, its first with a mini laptop like design, swivel screen and built in keyboard. The device has a integrated in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless as well as a digital …

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Column: the paper mountain

Loose Wire — Conquer That Paper Mountain: It’s time to get organized; Here’s some software to help you scan and locate photos and documents; But perhaps you shouldn’t ditch the filing cabinet just yet By Jeremy Wagstaff   from the 29 May 2003 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2003, Dow Jones & …

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Column: the Zire 71

Loose Wire — Zire: It’ll Set You On Fire: Palm’s newest PDA, the Zire 71, is funky, affordable and aimed squarely at the hip young crowd; But with features like a hidden camera and an MP3 player, grown-ups will be tempted to play, too By Jeremy Wagstaff from the 15 May 2003 edition of the …

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Column: the all in one gadget

Loose Wire — All-in-One Gadgets: Compact But No Cure-All: The Sony Ericsson P800 is an Internet-enabled PC, hand-phone, digital organizer and camera rolled into one; But some things are better kept separate   By Jeremy Wagstaff   from the 10 April 2003 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2003, Dow Jones & Company, …

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