Mobile phones as desktop and laptop replacements

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWWZzulXLFE It's high time we were able to come home and place our mobile phones in a dock that's connected to a display, keyboard and mouse, and have it turn into a full-fledged desktop and laptop replacement. Mobile phones have sufficient computing power for most of our needs, they have the apps most of us use on desktops … Continue reading Mobile phones as desktop and laptop replacements

Power consumption in data centers and online cameras

Network video camera

There's an interesting article linked below that talks about the internet of things and the potential for net negative power consumption after more and more devices go online. I'm not going to get into a discussion about the significant potential for hacking these devices and the need to constantly update their firmware, because that's a … Continue reading Power consumption in data centers and online cameras

Condensed knowledge for 2008-03-17

Joseph Lewis: "I Lost $1 Billion in Bear Stearns" http://tinyurl.com/ysl7nv # Magazines Behaving Badly http://tinyurl.com/2ubkfy # Apple Introduces New AirPort Express with 802.11n http://tinyurl.com/2knuu6 # Luck Is No Accident: 10 Ways to Get More out of Work and Life http://tinyurl.com/3ddrpu # Lightroom 1.4 Update is Pulled http://tinyurl.com/2wg9e6 # Useful Gadgets - The Hot and Cold … Continue reading Condensed knowledge for 2008-03-17