Category: "Net usage"

2013 and still no usable WiFi hotspots

2013 and still no usable WiFi hotspots
I travelled from Paris to Amsterdam this week... (for a business conference). I took the Thalys speed train. They offer WiFi on board... supposedly via satellite with fallback to multilink 3G when necessary. The reality is it works only 50% of the time… more »

What's MISSING in the MacBook Air...

Once again, Steve Jobs gave one of his legendary keynote addresses and once again he announced a lot a nice to breathtaking products and enhancements. But once again, he left out quite a few details. And once again, I am going to point them out!… more »

Apple Mighty Mouse goes wireless... but how far away?

Wireless Mighty Mouse Until now, Apple had a cool mouse called the Mighty Mouse with all the advanced features you'd expect from a mouse (right click, scroll weel... even better: multidirectional scrolling ball)... it just wasn't wireless. Apple also… more »

IM sucks... (and so does email)

Over the last 6 months I have refrained as much as possible from using Instant Messaging, if it was not for scheduled conversations. I mean, IM is cool in a "netmeeting" kind of way. But having an IRC/MSN/Yahoo/ICQ/Whatever Messenger open all day,… more »

Video conferencing: future is now!

Okay now, sometimes I really feel stuck in south of France when I need to be working with people in Paris! Phone + email was cool until my phone bills rocketed in the past few months... :-/ Recently, I decided, with a couple of business partners, to… more »