Archive for March 2003

Why Great Gadgets are So Hard (and expensive) to Build

TweetAs a self-professed gadget geek, I often think about why it is so hard to build a great gadget that really works for a meaningful number of people. I have talked to a number of people who both invested in and supported very successful gadget companies and I think that I have identified two of […]

Is McWi-Fi a Good Idea?

TweetI am here at Esther Dyson’s PC Forum, an annual suaret for the high technology community. Larry Brilliant, now Vice-Chairman and former CEO of Cometa Networks spoke on a panel regarding the company’s strategy to build a wholesale network of 20,000 hotspots around the country in partnership with IBM Global Services, AT&T, and Intel. One […]

Why Mobile Gaming is Real

TweetI must admit that I have come full circle on the issue of mobile gaming. Early on, I did not really believe that mobile gaming was an opportunity that would emerge in a significant way. I have come full circle and now believe that mobile gaming is a very real, near-term opportunity and potentially more […]

Palm Tungsten W — Disingenuous Comment?

Tweet As I was writing my review of the Palm Tungsten W, which I finally got my hands on at the latest CTIA show in New Orleans, I came across this curious comment made by a Palm executive in October 2002 (several months before the product’s oficial launch): “This is not a replacement for a […]

Sony Ercisson t68i

Tweet Yes, I know that the first two handsets reviewed on my site are Sony Ericsson offerings. Please bear with me — this will change over time. I am working through my CTIA backlog and want to address as much as I can. I am a *huge* fan of the Sony Ericsson t68i. I am […]

Sony Ericsson P800

Tweet At the CTIA Wireless Expo I finally got a chance to play with the Sony Ericsson P800, one of the hottest new handsets on the market from the Sony Ericsson consortium. The device was pretty impressive, but there are the usual set of pros and cons: Tweet

Thanks to Sindy Lee

TweetWelcome to my new blog! I have changed hosting providers and am now using Simplehost, which is a great deal for those of you on a budget. Many thanks to my good friend Sindy Lee who got my MT site up and running in about an hour. Tweet