Telling everyone what most people who work regularly with computers already know, a study performed by the University of Utah recently found that computer users with two monitors are routinely more productive than those with one.
In an article featured in the New York Times:
[Researchers] found that people who used two 20-inch monitors were 44 [...]
There was plenty of coverage of Palm unveiling the Pre today at CES 2009 in Las Vegas. It certainly helped their stock — Palm’s stock price rose over 34% on the release of the Pre, closing at $4.45 today.
Looking at the phone, it’s easy to see why people like what they see:
Large, vivid multi-touch touchscreen
I guess I’m a little slow today – well, I’m a little slow every day. Almost immediately after I posted the news about Sony’s new Internet-ready televisions, I caught this press release from Vizio:
VIZIO, America’s TV and Consumer Electronics Company, announced today the unveiling of its "Connected HDTV" Platform, which enhances the HDTV viewing experience [...]
Earlier this week I had posted about LG offering Netflix streaming in its new HDTVs and other signs that the Internet is gradually becoming the future of television. Sony, unsurprisingly, won’t be outdone by LG. They’re also offering new Internet capable Bravia HDTVs, unveiled at CES 2009 in Las Vegas today.
According to the official [...]
Looking for a cheap way to get an iPhone, but don’t want to buy one from Craigslist or eBay? Best Buy is now selling used iPhones at $50 below MSRP, 8gb iPhones for $149 and 16gb iPhones for $249. The phones have been returned less than 30 days from purchase, so they are generally [...]
There’s a commodity that’s widely used, non-renewable, likely to run out soon, and most heavily by the US and China. It’s not oil. It’s the IPv4 address space, and in 2008 the world used up another 200 million addresses, bringing the total usable IPv4 space to 75% of capacity.
Even as usage of the IPv4 [...]