Hardware Hacking – The new frontier

Reading Time: < 1 minute I have been reading this book for quite a while and since everything is becoming a computer of sorts and computers can run software (even if its saved on flash memory) there seems to be a new wave of tinkerers. In the old days is was mechancial parts in the potting shed like Trevor Bayliss. … Read moreHardware Hacking – The new frontier

TV station fragmentation

Reading Time: < 1 minute As TV station fragmentation has increased, viewerships of individual channels have gone down – think the launch of Channel 4 or the rise of Sky. Now Strategy Analytics have have interviewed 800 people to prove the obvious, the choice provided by broadband internet connections in homes is diminishing the amount of time people spend watching … Read moreTV station fragmentation

Panasonic Car Stereo With Real HI-FI Cred

Reading Time: < 1 minute Panasonic claim that they have made the worlds first car stereo with a vacuum tube amplifier. Well despite the fact that that claim could easily be disputed by the likes of Motorola who were making them in the 1920s its a fantastic piece of kit. It plays CDs, CD-RWs, and MP3 encoded CD discs. Considering … Read morePanasonic Car Stereo With Real HI-FI Cred

Good news in tech sector shocker

Reading Time: < 1 minute PalmOne managed to have the Xerox patent covering the Graffiti pen language declared invalid. Hopefully that means they can get rid of the shocking Graffiti II method and go back to the future. Mixed Crop of Apples The Good: Apple made a number of improvements to the web design around its .mac services and provided … Read moreGood news in tech sector shocker