Tuesday, January 15, 2008

A Chat with Ben and Pete - Episode 12

CES, Wikia and more.
This week we chat about:
  • Low cost laptops. Has the OLPC project created a new category?
    • Everex Cloudbook: http://tinyurl.com/26bfje
    • Lenovo has one for China: http://tinyurl.com/22w8up
    • Hasee Q540X notebook: http://tinyurl.com/2xao9m
    • Intel’s Classmate PC: http://tinyurl.com/ystz7h

  • CES. Is it just a bunch of thin displays?
    • Loren on the Gizmodo stupidity: http://tinyurl.com/2h9tvb
    • CEA bans Gizmodo staffer: http://tinyurl.com/2xg5xc
    • Multitouch trackpad: http://tinyurl.com/yrxrpj
    • Gibson’s self tuning guitar: http://tinyurl.com/2xub9f
    • Mitsubishi’s Laser TV: http://tinyurl.com/256np6
  • Xubuntu on the EeePC
  • Wikia, Jimmy Wales’ Google killer?
    • Wikia search engine: http://tinyurl.com/yp2fss
    • Arrington calls is a complete letdown: http://tinyurl.com/yw4zko
    • Why Wikia will change search: http://tinyurl.com/37he7j
    • A nice frontend to the MacOS firewall called WaterRoof
      • Check out WaterRoof: http://tinyurl.com/2mxl39
    • Parallels Server in beta and runs virtualised Leopard on Apple hardware
      • Report from the Unofficial Apple Weblog: http://tinyurl.com/2vm6cq
    • Mac file transfer application Interarchy hits version 9
      • Check out Interarchy version 9: http://tinyurl.com/2y8dt5
    • Sun to reduce data centres to zero by 2015

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