8th October 2011 Archive

Steve Jobs funeral is quiet family affair

Always an intensely private person in matters involving his personal life, Steve Jobs' final event was also a private affair.

Google breaks South African embargo on Dalai Lama

Google is once again playing politics, using Google+ to bypass the South African government’s refusal to grant the Dalai Lama a visa to visit their allegedly free and democratic country.
Panasonic DMR-HW100 3D-compatible DVR

Panasonic DMR-HW100 HDD DVR

Review Panasonic returns to the UK DVR market after an abortive early foray, with a 3D-enabled, media-streaming TV recorder. Rather more convincing than the brand’s first generation model, the DMR-HW100 offers access to the online VieraCast portal, has jukebox functionality and is only slightly bonkers.
Steve May, 08 2011

Storage is ending in tiers

One basic rule of storage is don’t keep items you need to access quickly in hard-to-get-at places: that’s like keeping instant coffee in a safe. You suit the storage type to the type of item you want to store.