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Mazda's Car for the Internet Generation
The picture above is of the Mazda Sassaou Concept, a car targetted to us the Internet Generation. "We conceive the Sassou as having its own hard disk drive, security code recognition and Mazda software for owners, including a navigation program that could be downloaded onto the vehicle's USB stick key," said Mickael Loyer, a Mazda interior designer in Frankfurt. "The owner could download the music he wants to listen to that day [or] directions to his favorite pub or beach hangout [by] using the USB ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 31, 2005 3:43 PM

A good hing this Car aint a Hybrid
Just imagine if that Citroen was a hybrid, the electric power supply would entirely dedicated to powering all those neons. And I am absolutelly certain that the car is powered by sound waves disseminating from those speakers. Nice rims though

Posted On Tuesday, August 30, 2005 2:46 PM

RE: Connecting Trillian Pro to Google Talk (err Jabber)
I really don’t see what the point of Google Talk is. Unlike GMail it is just another IM client to the already cluttered domain of IM clients. Nothing really innovative there, or at least not yet. But for those of you who are like me and are side stepping all of these IM clients by using something like Trillian (or Gaim for that matter) ForeverGeek has a post showing the Jabber settings used by Google, so if you are on Trillian you can get the Jabber plug-in from here. Update: Google themselves ......

Posted On Friday, August 26, 2005 6:51 AM

RE: Emailish
If any of you are want to look up some abbreviation that is used for language these days in this new language called ‘emailish” here is the reference: http://www.netlingo.com/ema... [Via myBlog] ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 17, 2005 12:29 PM

RE: WinApp Echo
Tim points out a utility for SharePoint from WinApp Echo. I faintly remember that someone mentioned that this was demoed at TechEd in the MS Partner section (I could be mistaken). I would agree with Tim that some of the features provided by the tool might be accomplished by directly manipulating the SharePoint Database (which is unsupported). But at the end of the day if you are managing a large Portal Setup what the product offers is ‘must-have’ features (i.e. in contrast to ‘would ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 17, 2005 5:42 AM

Show your Office love
Found this wallpaper whilst surfing the net.
Source: http://www.babagene.net/sfondi.htm

Posted On Wednesday, August 17, 2005 12:58 AM

Hologram Technology being used in the Auto Industry
Autoblog a daily blog on the auto industry has an article speaking about Hologram Technology by Zebra Imaging being used in the auto industry to replace the practice of building clay models to visualize designs. "Zebra Imagings new technology takes only hours to produce and costs a hell of a lot less than an old fashioned clay model. The holographic images are printed on tiles that can be viewed either on a wall or flat on a table, and they can easily be made as large as a full size automobile" ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 16, 2005 4:57 PM

RE: Software Psychiatry
http://www.hindu.com/op/200... This could become a specialization on its own ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 16, 2005 6:00 AM

Microsoft's Linux Strategy: Zdnet interview with Bill Hilf

Zdnet has an article about an interview with Robert Hilf on Microsoft's strategy at interoperating/competing with Linux.

Its an entertaining read: http://news.zdnet.com/2100-3513_22-5829512.html

Posted On Friday, August 12, 2005 7:05 PM

Next Evo might look like this
That is the official image of Sportback Concept from Mitsubishi. Speculation is that the next Evo, the Evo X might take design cues from this concept. If it does, I am sure it will be a much much better seller than the new face-lifted WRX ......

Posted On Friday, August 12, 2005 6:50 PM

Logitech Releases 3 New Product for Gamers
Lately I have been considering buying myself a new mouse. Till now I had my eye on the Logitech MX 518 . However after reading a comparison at Gamespy I am having second thoughts because of its size. But recently Logitech has announced 2 new mice and 1 new keyboard targeted at gamers to be available by September. Still no change. Those mice are big too. ......

Posted On Friday, August 12, 2005 6:27 PM

Intel to Redesign their Chips
It’s about time this happened. According to Reuters Intel are redesigning their chips. As quoted in the article considerations going into the design are "multi-core technology" and "energy efficiency". As it is, the number 2 reason for the sale of Intel chips here in the eastern world is the fact that they generate less heat (AMD being their competition). If Intel's brings in an even more energy efficient line of chips, the cost efficiency of those AMD chips might not be enough to keep selling them. ......

Posted On Friday, August 12, 2005 6:04 PM

IE7 Logo Change
Off of Neowin. Microsoft will be changing the IE Logo and branding for IE 7. My verdict : I like the old one (IE6) better with its hard cut edges, sky blue color, and cut-out on the left side of the "e". This new logo just doesnt reflect a "step forward" in IE ......

Posted On Friday, August 12, 2005 5:37 PM

Synop (The makers of Sauce Reader) is no more
I was getting p*ssed with the bugs (i.e. its intermittent crashes etc.) in the current beta version of Sauce Reader (i.e. v.2.0.1) so I thought I might as well check if there had been an update on the site. What surprised me was the greeting message on their site. "Synop has closed for business. We're very proud of all we've accomplished both internally and by working closely with our customers and users. We appreciate all your interest and support. The Sauce Reader product and source code are for ......

Posted On Thursday, August 11, 2005 8:04 PM

Crafty TV
Check out Crafty TV: http://craftytv.com/ They are streaming Old and New TV Series' over Winamp. I just heard about them so I dont know how extensive their collection is, but they do have Family Guy, Faulty Towers, That 70's Show This service is not all free. They have a few bandwidth schemes to which they charge in addition to a limited bandwidth for free option ......

Posted On Thursday, August 11, 2005 6:55 AM

About those 30 New SharePoint Templates; Who made them?
I was playing around with those SharePoint Templates MS released recently, especially the change management one. If you have had a swing at this one you'd probably have noticed the Infopath forms submit to http://wsstemplates.quilogy... Orders/ so the question that remains are who are Quilogy, what do they do, and do they do SharePoint? Infact this "error" with the forms submitting to their site perhaps would end up servnig them ultimately; coz if they do SharePoint this ......

Posted On Monday, August 8, 2005 7:53 PM

Microsoft Watch: MS release 30 new SharePoint Templates
Eli already blogged about the release of the new SharePoint Templates. Quite frankly that post is a killer, very complete. but here is an article up at Microsoft Watch, where Mary Jo Foley talks about Microsoft's 'quiet' release of the templates, and forecasts much more to come in or ahead of Office 12 ......

Posted On Sunday, August 7, 2005 7:55 PM

1 Display = 2 Displays : Sharps Dual Display
I saw this on CNN today. Pretty neat technology - http://www.gizmodo.com/gadg... Its a monitor that can show 2 images at the same time depending on the angle you are looking at it from ......

Posted On Sunday, August 7, 2005 7:21 AM

ChartWebPart at FrontPage Add-in Center

Apparently there is a chart webpart at the FrontPage add-in center.

Go check it out - http://www.microsoft.com/frontpage/downloads/addin/searchdetail.asp?a=701

Posted On Wednesday, August 3, 2005 8:32 PM

SLK Modification: A cheetah in wolf's clothing
Joystiq points to an article where a Mid-Easter rallly driver put in a Mc Laren SLR Engine on to an SLK. Wow!! Article: http://forums.beyond.ca/sho... ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 2, 2005 6:03 AM

Internet & Usage demographic
A study by a non profit organization shows just how usage of the internet by teens varies from adults. Summary on ABC news: http://abcnews.go.com/Techn... ......

Posted On Monday, August 1, 2005 4:25 AM

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