2)Â I’m the type of iPhone user that likes to keep everything clean and up-to-date.Â So why is it that I can listen to a Voice Mail from a recent caller, but I still need to click the “Recent” icon to remove the notification.Â It should be removed automatically when Continue Reading
Archive for October, 2009
Utterly ingenious, the sleek Ion Audio Tape Express cassette player lets you rediscover the precious sounds trapped in your cupboard cassettes. Lets take that a step further, Ion Audio uses the Tape Express to convert those “Glory Days” and set them free in digital format. Simply USB the Tape Express into your computer and idiot-proof EZ software will start converting your recordings, so you can burn them onto CD, archive them in iTunes or transfer them to your MP3 player. There is something Back-to-the-Future-esque about listening to old chart countdowns, forgotten mix tapes and piece-milled favorites. Because the Tape Express functions Continue Reading
Windows 7 is addressing this process with the option to burn a bootable USB stick with your on-line purchase.Â Well, at least that’s the rumor.
“The ‘Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool’ is used when you buy a down-loadable version of the software from Microsoft’s online store. During the download process, buyers are given the option of creating a bootable USB stick or burning a DVD.”So now the question becomes, should a user be required to Continue Reading
What the general population might not understand is that USB is a fairly inconsistent bus for enumeration with peripherals.Â Sure, for the average user their USB devices work, but for an engineer or tech savvy user, they all pretty much agree – USB is problematic. Maybe this is just one reason why Intel is slowing it’s adoption of it…the other is probably the new development of Light Peak.Â Light Peak is a fiber optical cable which supports up to 10Gbps [now] and expandability to 100Gbps [future].Â Light Peak doesn’t use complicated protocols like Continue Reading
It’s not clear if this is a marketing piece for Porsche or things to come about how we interface with the cars.Â Wouldn’t it be nice however, to have a USB key to start your car, upload recent maps, download car statistics and diagnostic information, sync MP3 files with your stereo.Â Seems to me the term USB key has been accepted quite nicely by everyone BUT the car manufacturers.
We believe the capacity is 4GBs, but has not been confirmed. Continue Reading