Drowning In Phones


All in all, I'm glad I passed on going to 3GSM this year. Not only do I have a lot on my hands (from tough technical puzzles to long, weary transatlantic phone conferences), I also don't have to wrestle the crowds at the exhibition - my RSS feeds bring it all to my desktop.

As a result, I have something like 300 new items to plow through. And real work to do, so here are a few highlights:

On the other side of the Atlantic, Verizon bought MCI. About time, too.

And I would be remiss if I didn't link to the PowerBook HD rumor that is making the rounds. I don't think it will happen, though, since Apple has always stuck to precisely the same dpi across all of its displays (I had a link to that info somewhere, but can't find it right now).

If you're a photography buff, Todd Dominey has just launched SlideShow Pro, a highly enhanced version of the open-source freeware I used for my site headers (see Credits). At US$20, the only thing stopping me is that I haven't had the time to figure out the extent to which it can be customized/modified. Oh, and my cronical lack of time.

And yeah, I know it's Valentine's Day. I use Google: