Tag: Amazon

  • A TV decoder box comes to our house

    A TV decoder box comes to our house

    Sometimes, you just think aloud about a technical possibility and one of the family members will jump and request an immediate application. What could you say? Your geek reputation is at stake! I spoke about small computers that can easily become a network server (Raspberry Pi) and Android boxes which ease publication of videos onto…

  • Kindle, iPad and paper: A detail comparison

    Kindle, iPad and paper: A detail comparison

    Kindle and iPad are two contenders trying to support the idea of reading on a technology gadget. It is said that this is actually as easy to read as real printed paper. So, Keith Peters tried a comparison of their displays using a microscope. The results are really impressive as you can see in Kindle…

  • Canon EOS 450D, seen in Amazon stores

    Some Amazon stores are showing accessories compatible with the yet-announced Canon EOS 450D. The speculation is going fast knowing that it is the rumoured replacement for the entry-level D-SLR of Canon. But these Amazon stores are only slightly more regulated than eBay. It is probably only store owner trying to attract visitors.

  • Sony joins the DRM-free crowd

    It was about time! I had previously wrote here that Sony was now the last major music company not having announced any plan to offer its music catalog in MP3 format without DRM (without digital rights protection). This is about to change. Sony, like the other disc producers/distributors, finally figured it out: Consumers are actually…