Tuesday, July 27, 2004

Load Test Gmail, he filled his gmail account up to 1023MB.
ACLU - Pizza, what could happen if our personal data is not kept private
Seagate extends HDD warranties to five years | The Register
FBI confiscates “secret” hard drives

Monday, July 26, 2004

RealNetworks breaks Apple's hold on iPod | CNET News.com This means that songs bought in RealNetworks shop will play on Microsoft *and* Apple's devices

Sunday, July 25, 2004

The New York Times > Movies > The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
Linspire.com - News, nice parody of "Light My Fire" from The Doors (called "Run Lin Spire")

Saturday, July 24, 2004

redemption in a blog: RSS feed integration in Firefox looks interesting, though I am not sure if it has to be part of Firefox. Well, I'll decide after using it a bit :) I just downloaded the nightly that can do this.

Thursday, July 22, 2004

Bigger breasts offered as perk to US soldiers. 22/07/2004. ABC News Online "The United States Army has long lured recruits with the slogan "Be All You Can Be" but now soldiers and their families can receive plastic surgery, including breast enlargements, on taxpayers' money."
What went wrong at Wright State when Napster arrived | The Register: "When the Napster music service arrives at Wright State University this fall, it will bring with it higher IT costs for everyone while delivering almost no gains to half of the student population.


Hernandez admits that one of the key motivators in signing up for the Napster service was protection from the RIAA and its lawsuit machine. By targeting college students with legal action, the RIAA has managed to force a number of schools to consider opening a Napster shop. Do the schools really care about solving the long-term problem of music piracy? Not really. They just want the lawyers to go away.

The students using Napster will not really learn much about the value of copyrights or compensating artists at all. That's because, when their four years are up, all of their tethered downloads will disappear. That's when they will have to pick between paying $10 per month for the rest of their music loving lives or finding a more practical way of obtaining music.

Wednesday, July 21, 2004

Commentary: Why Microsoft won't change, Swallowing companies works well.

Monday, July 19, 2004

I want my Tidy-Bot!, maybe I'd buy one Roomba, for US$300 is not that pricey

Thursday, July 15, 2004

Wednesday, July 14, 2004

Letter to Warner Brothers: A Night in Casablanca -- Chilling Effects Clearinghouse The letter Groucho Marx sent to Warner Bros when they wanted to make him change the title of his movie "A Night In Casablanca", that was back in 1945

Tuesday, July 13, 2004

so now amazon doesn't pay copyrights? that's funny, copyright holders want money, more money and.... more money.
Scientists horrified by Bush's Bad Science | The Register

Friday, July 09, 2004

Sinclair's A-Bike a folding bike.
Yeong Yang "Mars" YY-5603 mid-tower case :: SilentPCReview.com Good quality case in every aspect, what I liked most: it has the buttons and connectors on top, the position of hdds.

Thursday, July 08, 2004

Here's the pilot episode of "Joey" a spin-off of "Friends"

Wednesday, July 07, 2004

Konica Minolta DiMage X50. I was close to buy a DiMage xg or a Sony T1, but now... I don't know what to do!



Tuesday, July 06, 2004

Digital Spy - Ten-disc 'Matrix' DVD boxset planned
BMG to introduce three class music CD system in Germany - CD Freaks.com

Maarten Steinkamp, head of BMG Germany: "We must finally become customer friendly and offer music fans a broad choice. The music industry has sat motionless on its backside for far too long,"

The "normal" version, with full cover and notes, will cost €12.99, down from the current average price of €16.99 and there will also be a luxury, often limited, edition priced at €17.99 that will have a DVD component and remixes as extras.
NPD Group: Music CD prices are falling at an increased rate - CD Freaks.com

Sunday, July 04, 2004

NewsForge | Linux users are spoiled: "I swear, by the time you buy or download all the software it takes to actually do something with Windows, you might as well install Linux."
TECH TIME: 50 Coolest Websites: Complete List

Saturday, July 03, 2004

Smoke, Mirrors and Silence: The Browser Wars Reignite "Think the web browser wars are over? Think again. World War I was dubbed “The Great War" and "The War To End All Wars.” Alas, that was an optimistic prediction; WWII followed in short order. The browser wars are coming back, and this time the whole World Wide Web is at risk, not just a few browsers and their vendors."