Monat: Januar 2005

  • Shopping Tip

    Too many DVDs, and CDs and not enough time to rewind? Are your DVDs running a bit too slow? The DVD rewinder is the perfect solution! (Danke, Peter)

  • Siemens mobile arm for sale or closure | The Register

    According to The Register Siemens will close its mobile handset division unless it can find a last minute buyer. This is probably the next big deal after the IBM Lenovo story we will see in the electronics mass market.

  • Who´s your Daddy?

    „I am unsure as to the identity of the father of my baby; after all when you eat a can of beans you can’t be sure which one made you fart.“ One of the replies that British women have put on Child Support Agency forms in the section for listing father’s details. Here are some…

  • Gone fishing

    see you next week…

  • Modemacher Moshammer ermordet

    Der Modemacher Rudolph Moshammer ist heute morgen tot in seiner Wohnung aufgefunden worden, meldet SpON. Er wurde vermutlich mit einem Telefonkabel erwürgt. Update: Mein pietätloser Kommentar ist hiermit getilgt. Daisy lebt. Und Vermutungen zum Tathergang gibt es viele.

  • Analyst predicts 245 Million Skype users by 2008

    US analyst company Evaluserve predicts Skype stealing significant revenue from traditional telco providers. According to there will be 140 million to 245 million Skype users by 2008, compared to about 15 million total today. Those numbers exclude enterprise users who might switch to future Skype business offerings, which could reduce telcos‘ revenues even further.…

  • Notes / Domino 7 Beta 3 Features

    The new Beta 3 will be released soon. Information about the new release here. And talking about the future of Notes, Ed Brill linked to the Ken Bisconti Interview: „Upcoming changes to Notes will mark the first significant steps in Notes‘ evolution from the premier client experience among IBM Lotus software offerings to the premier…

  • Do not use toilet brush for personal hygiene

    I recently mentioned the Stella Liebeck award. Another great award is the Wacky Warning Label Contest. It is conducted by Michigan Lawsuit Abuse Watch, M-LAW, to reveal how lawsuits, and concern about lawsuits, have created a need for common sense warnings on products. This years winner: A flushable toilet brush that warns users, “Do not…

  • Raider heißt jetzt Twix

    Frisch zurück von meiner persönlichen DHL Packstation finde ich das hier bei argh!: (Deutsche Post, „Leistungen und Preise“ vom 1.1.05, Seite 3, Kapitel „Wesentliche Änderungen“)

  • The Chandler Project

    Today I read this articel from the Boston Globe about Open Source projects entering the market – following the success of Firefox. And there I noticed for the first time the project called Chandler by Lotus founder Mitch Kapor: „At the same time, the Open Source Applications Foundation, headed by Lotus Development Corp. founder Mitchell…