Month: August 2006

  • Chumby and Greenphone, opening up the embedded device market

    Recently two hardware announcements caught my interest, not only because cool mobile devices were introduced. More interestingly to me was the fact they brought the openness we all know from the open source software on our PCs and Laptops to the embedded devices market. First Qtopia, announced the greenphone, a mobile phone that targets developers […]

  • The Use of the Internet by America’s Newspapers

    The Bivings Group recently published a report on the state of the use of the internet by america’s newspapers. It summarizes the use of web and web2.0 features used on 100 newspapers websites. Here are their key findings: 76 of the nation’s top 100 newspapers offer RSS feeds on their websites. All of these feeds […]

  • Sony GPS-C1: A photo geocoding accessory done the wrong way

    Geocoding photos. i.e. adding latitude and longitude to a photos’ metadata gets more popular every day. To my knowledge the following options for geocoding images exist: “Integrated solution”: Professionals could use the nikon D200 with an attached Garmin (or compatible) gps and a serial cable to directly add the goecode to the EXIF Metadata while […]