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 …

Securing Iron Man

People who know me well, will not be surprised, but now it’s official. I am Iron Man. No shadow of a doubt. I have a gazillion security officers who are willing to testify: this guy’s made of iron. Pure steel. It becomes almost embarrassing. Each time I queue up happily @ airport security, I go …

Killing my childhood dreams…

Go places. See things. Discover the world. That would have been -in a nutshell- my motto when I was 15. Travel was associated with fun, excitement, adventure. Now, I do travel. O my god, do I travel. 🙂 Amazing to see how my young, hyper-excited perception on travel rapidly shifted towards queuing up at airports, …