Welcome to a nice, warming world…

   There is a cute newbee in the family. Yep, Oscar and Leon –the two cuties from my sister and Bram- got a new little brother to begin the New Year with. Frans is too amazing for words, so small and vulnerable that is becomes breathtaking. And so confident. He sleeps. Drinks. Sleeps. Eats. Sleeps. …

You are special: Person of the Year

 Every year crazy bets are made on who will walk away with the prestigious “Time, person of the year” label. The tradition of selecting a Man of the Year began in 1927 when Time looked what to write about during a slow news week. Since then, an impressive list of  Famous People was chosen “Person …

Bluetooth Icons: The Movie!

The Bluetooth SIG developed an Icon Program, to help obtaining a better user-experience. From now on, consumers can  identify the Bluetooth functionality of a product by looking at the Icon on the packaging. Icons picturing Print, Headset, Transfert, Music and Input are finding their way to the shelves. Hurray!

Communicating is an artform :-)

Geminids are raining on my head…

  Don’t look for me. I’ll be stretched out on my lawn, freezing my but off, trying to catch my yearly rendezvous with  the  Geminid meteor shower. If I’m lucky, and it stops raining cats and dogs, this dazzling display should produce up to 120 meteors per hour. If you want to join me (lots of …

Speech!

Father Christmas messes up WiFi

Santa Claus is a creepy old guy on a destructive mission: messing up WiFi. That is what AirMagnet a radio-planning firm concluded after extensive research. Yep, some people just have too much time, or are popping the wrong pills. 🙂AirMagnet  warns in The Informer of the disastrous effects of tinsel and X-mass decoration on WLAN performance: signal …

Buried my Ipod

 Boy did I love it. The flashy design. The magic wheel. Thousands of songs. Hard disk. Gigs. The envious looks.  The knowing smiles. Costed me an arm and a leg. My Ipod. Actually, make that “Ipods”. Multiple ones. One just died. Ones battery gave up. One just disappeared. One fell, and was beyond repair. The …

1 billion Bluetooth devices

One billion seconds ago it was 1975. The Vietnam War ended, Margaret Thatcher became the first woman to lead a political party in Britain, movie goers are terrorized by “Jaws” and disco reigns supreme (Groove Back in Time). A billion minutes ago, the Roman Empire was flourishing. About a billion hours ago, modern human beings …

When Spiderwebs unite, they tie up a Lion

  BBC and Technorati, the powerfull blog track company, just released a global survey on blogging. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/2/hi/technology/6129496.stm Impressive: more than 100.000 bloggers join every day, bringing the overall total close to 60 million blogs. Granted, a lot of blogs live a short life, their authors quickly bored, or out of inspiration, But still, a lot of …