Monthly Archives: March 2011

Books 2

Reading through Tor.com’s best SFF novels of the decade readers’ poll results and Thom’s tweet reminded me an update was due. Since writing Books I have read — nay, devoured — the following books… Carrion Comfort by Dan Simmons, he … Continue reading

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How big is your SDK?

Here’s a little chart that’s part of something bigger I’ve been working on: It shows the relative sizes (in MB) of the various mobile phone platform SDKs. It’s possibly available elsewhere, but as I’ve been playing around with the various … Continue reading

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Drobo updates

This being an update on the situation regarding my drobo potential trainwreck but also on updates to the drobo. This morning as I ran out the door I took a quick glance at the drobo, and noticed that the lights … Continue reading

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Drobo good, bad, ugly

Drobo: is it the coolest piece of hardware you could ever buy, or a trainwreck waiting to happen? I’ve been living with mine for almost two years now, so it’s time to report. The basic premise of the Drobo is … Continue reading

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Video toys

I’ve been thinking of getting a camera to video my cycle commute for a while. Helmet cameras capture bad driving and cyclist wears a helmet camera to film abusive drivers and Urban Cycling. So I got myself a Muvi Micro … Continue reading

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iPad 2

For those that didn’t hear, Apple announced the iPad 2 last night. Thinner, much faster, with front-and-rear cameras, at the same price point. iPad 1 gets $100 off the price. Perhaps the most significant part of the presentation was the … Continue reading

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