Archive for May, 2005

The CELL

May 30th, 2005

This particular slide caught my attention while going through a technical presentation on the IBM/Sony/Toshiba Cell processor.

Read it, let the implications sink in and then wonder with childish delight how this processor is going to rock your world.

The Nokia 770

May 26th, 2005

Nokia, the Finnish phone folks, have revealed a not-a-phone device: the Nokia 770. It’s a great looking, instant on, wi-fi enabled tablet device slated for a Q3 2005 launch. And get this: it runs on Debian, GNOME and GStreamer! A blurb from mobileburn:

Thanks to the 770’s massive 4.13″ diagonal, 800×480 pixel display, browsing and email […]

From App-Centric to Data-Centric

May 25th, 2005

Here’s the big picture overview of my desktop PC usage: I deal with data and not applications. Sadly, most of the apps today aren’t designed with this data first attitude in mind. This is a note on how I got my desktop closer to the ideal data first desktop.