My Favorite Christmas Present

  My favorite Christmas present    Originally uploaded by Loose Wire. It’s been a quiet but happy Christmas and I must confess I actually bought this for myself, but I love it: a small wind-up radio/torch. There’s not much call for the torch around here, but I love the sound, the feel and the low …

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Another Skype Rival

Another Skype wannabe: Gizmo: A free phone for your computer: Gizmo is a Free Phone for Your Computer That makes calling as easy as instant messaging An internet telephone. As simple as an instant messenger. Now you’re talking. Make all your calls from the comfort of your desktop. With Gizmo, it’s point, click, talk. For …

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News: Psst! Wanna Buy a Segway?

 It’s the modern crime, and the modern sting. The Register reports on the “first, known Segway sting operation” when police in New York arrested a 24-year-old student on felony scooter theft charges.     Yili Wang entered a Starbucks in Queens, hoping a Segway expert he met on the Internet could help get the gizmo …

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