Tag Archives: Bluetooth

Hardware: Sony Blurs The Boundaries

By | July 18, 2003

 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 camera.    … Read More »

News: Tag Me Up, Scotty

By | July 14, 2003

 Interesting article from Wired on a technology called Hypertags from the UK. Starting this month, Londoners will be able to point their handphones or personal digital assistants (PDAs) at posters in cinemas and get back links to web pages. The idea is not a bad one, although I’m not sure how exciting that particular example is. A better… Read More »

News: Bloggers free to speak

By | July 1, 2003

 Bloggers Gain Libel Protection    Wired reports that the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last Tuesday that Web loggers, website operators and e-mail list editors (folk like me, in other words) can’t be held responsible for libel for information they republish, extending crucial First Amendment protections to do-it-yourself online publishers.   The ruling, the Wired article… Read More »

Column: USB and the CIA

By | May 26, 2003

Loose Wire — How to Steal CIA Secrets: It’s as easy as USB; Universal Serial Bus drives are getting small enough to hide in coffee mugs, and you can attach them to most computers and all sorts of other gadgets   By Jeremy Wagstaff from the 5 June 2003 of edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review ,… Read More »

Column: Blue in the teeth

By | August 1, 2002

Loose Wire — Bluetooth’s Teething Problems   For a hugely promising technology that’s supposed to let gadgets lose their cables, Bluetooth seems more effective right now at causing sleep, weight and sense-of-humour loss   By Jeremy Wagstaff from the 27 February 2003 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2003, Dow Jones & Company, Inc.  It’s not… Read More »