Monthly Archives: February 2006

External monitors with notebooks/tablets

Eric Mack (well known for Getting Things Done and Tablet PC’s) is asking about using external monitors with a Tablet PC. Here’s my advice…if sticking to the traditional approach of hooking up an external monitor to the tablet is favored, … Continue reading

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Windows Vista Build 5270 – Heading in the right direction?

I’ve been playing with the most recent CTP of Vista over the past few days in order to test compatibility and just get a general feel for where this next version of the operating system is taking us.  So far, … Continue reading

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The Toshiba M400 is out

I bought a Toshiba M200 about two months ago.  The special thing about the M200 is that, unlike most notebooks, it is a convertible Tablet PC. What prompted me to do this?  Two things.  One, my main laptop broke, so … Continue reading

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Lay’s Stax vs Pringles

For some reason, I like snacking on artificially formed potato crisps.  Yep, that’s right.  Is it not odd that they are called crisps instead of chips?  I suppose calling them potato chips is a crime that would get you arrested … Continue reading

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Unwired and loving it

After heading out to get some networking gear from Fry’s, I spent the earlier part of yesterday installing the goods. Let’s keep this short. It all pretty much works.  The wireless PCI cards from Airlink I bought seem to work … Continue reading

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Politically incorrect moment

After many entries into the Win a DocuPen RC800 contest, Rob Bushway has finally picked the winner of the contest.  Go ahead and read the winning entry. I have to say that I’m a bit puzzled by his choice.  Keep … Continue reading

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Do we need network drivers any more?

On our way back from Fry’s, I was musing upon the installation I was going to have to do with this new networking equipment.   So I had to ask the million dollar question…why do we need special drivers for … Continue reading

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More wireless networking fun

I recently got a Roomba, on account of the fact that…well, let’s just say I don’t clean up as often as I should.  I’ll write up a full posting later on that, but in the mean time, I’ll simply mention … Continue reading

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Obscenities are still words

Interestingly, there’s a blog post from Frank La Vigne describing how a list of approximately 3000 words known as obscenities won’t be shown as potential choices to the user. I wonder if this applies to the actual handwriting recognition.  I … Continue reading

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