17th August 2000 Archive
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Doctor Spinola looks at some products that didn't quite make the grade
There have been many notable failures in history - English cooking, French modesty, German humour and the Canadian home for baby seals. But the IT industry has had more than its fair share of clunkers. Take for example the AMD wristwatch featuring PowerNow!™. It certainly had impressive battery life, but slowing down when you …
Bootnotes 17 Aug 2000, 14:18
I've gotta be a part of IT. New York, New York
Not since Diana married Charles, Monica Lewinsky got housemaid's knee, Geri Halliwell let loose her assets at an awards ceremony or Bridget Bardot ran naked down Oxford Street (actually that last one is more fantasy than truth) has so much media attention been focused on one woman. That's right ladies and gentlemen, after …
Bootnotes 17 Aug 2000, 16:32