Monthly Archives: April 2007

Off to MIX07

I’m writing this post in Terminal 3 of Heathrow Airport waiting to board a flight to Chicago (and then another to Vegas) for Microsoft’s MIX07 conference. I’m looking forward to the conference, the line-up of talks looks really impressive and … Continue reading

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Any questions for Batt O’Keeffe?

Batt O’Keeffe has been a TD (member of the Irish parliament) for Fianna Fáil in Cork and is a currently a minister of state in the Department of the Environment. I have been asked to host a series of podcasts … Continue reading

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Philips Wireless Headset

Philips sent me a wireless headset to try out during the week. It is a bluetooth headset with a few funky features: The microphone is about 6mm long (as opposed to the boom mikes on many headsets which come right … Continue reading

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Jangl sign-up broken?

I have been trying unsuccessfully, to sign-up for Jangl‘s service for several days now. Part of the process involves calling their service, choosing and entering a four digit PIN. However, every time I have tried this, Jangl says it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Nokia N70 and E65 cameras compared

I took a couple of close-up photos of my bookcase to compare the quality of the cameras in the Nokia N70 and the Nokia E65 Here is a copy of the photo the N70 took: and here is the E65′s … Continue reading

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Citizendium and the criminally insane!

Josh Catone has an interesting article comparing Wikipedia and Citizendium, with Josh coming out in favour of Wikipedia! Citizendium is an online encyclopedia, similar to Wikipedia (indeed founded by Larry Sanger, a co-founder of Wikipedia) but where it differs is … Continue reading

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