Constantly downloading movies off the net? How about building your own
standalone DivX player? Sure, it's just a dedicated PC for watching movies, but it's
geeky, and that's what counts here. This guy even wrote a special OS just for
playing MPEG-4/DivX movies. That's beyond geeky. Check out his page, and
download the OS if you want to play.
Single digital ID cards - or "smart cards" - are technically feasible in the U.K. and Western Europe. But a rollout of the technology almost certainly will be delayed because of civil liberty concerns, a new report says.
The study, "Digital Identities: The Single Touch Point for E-Commerce," was published Tuesday by info-tech research firm the Butler Group.
A start-up believes a mixture of Linux, ordinary Intel chips and high-end hardware will vault its servers ahead of established giants such as Compaq Computer and IBM.
Egenera, a 50-person company in Marlboro, Mass., has begun describing a sophisticated server design it hopes will appeal first to financial services companies when it goes on sale this fall. And the company has a strong calling card for that market: Chief Executive Vern Brownell was chief technology officer of Goldman Sachs before he left to join Kenneth Zolot in starting Egenera in March 2000.
As Yoda once said "Size Matters Not. Look at me! Judge me by my size, do you?" With that in mind, we have a look at the super small Kodak DC3800 camera. Here's a clip:
This must be one of the coolest gadgets that you can buy for your Pocket PC! We had a chance to test out this product and was most impressed with its performance and usefulness albeit some of its shortcomings. Here's a clip: