Tag Archives: Minox / Leica DM-1 Digital Camera

Journalists’ Phobia of Digital Recorders

By | September 11, 2006

The AP picture that accompanies this OPEC story says it all: Journalists still don’t seem to have switched from cassette recorders to digital, even though prices have dropped amazingly in the past five years and features risen impressively. (I’ve just bought an Olympus DS-20 for a quarter of the price I paid for a DM-1 back in 2001.)… Read More »

Your MP3 Player As Your Phone

By | March 24, 2005

I’m not convinced that this gadget is exactly the wonder it claims to be, but it’s an interesting fusion of functions. The soon-to-be-launched Ezmax MP3 Player includes a VoIP feature that, in the words of PC World’s Paul Kallender when the device is linked to an Internet-connected PC via a USB 2.0 port, people can make local and international calls… Read More »

Study At Duke, Get A Free iPod

By | July 21, 2004

New students at Duke University will get free iPods, ostensibly to help them with “orientation information, calendars etc. Academic use will include audio recording of lectures, audiobooks and other yet to be determined uses i.e. cheating”, according to Peter Davidson. Not a bad idea, although as Davidson points out, it’s little more than a gimmick to lure students (there… Read More »