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Archive for December, 2005

Year End Wrap

Posted by Sam Churchill on December 30th, 2005

It was a landmark year for wireless communications. Here are some year end wraps from around the web and our own highlights. Predictions and dubious achievements to follow. ABC News: Technology Trends of 2006, BBC News: Broadband Highlights in 2005 Businessweek: Tech Predictions for 2006 C/Net: 2005 Highlights, Year In Review Cyberjournalist: Top online stories […]

3G Band Scam?

Posted by Sam Churchill on December 29th, 2005

The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) said today the reallocating 45 MHz of government spectrum earmarked for 3G would cost $936 million. The FCC hopes to auction off the new bands for 3G phones this summer, harmonizing a dedicated “3G” band with other countries. The NTIA claims this new band will provide […]

iPod News

Posted by Sam Churchill on December 26th, 2005

The Washington Post’s Rob Pegoraro explains what the new video IPod has to offer. Here’s more help on Getting video onto your iPod, iPod Photocasting, DVD to iPod – Conversion (Mac), and PSP Conversion. StaxRip, a free open source application, claims to convert DVD’s, DVB or DV captures to x264, AAC, XviD, AC3, MP3, AVI, […]

Liz Dubelman Joins the NSA

Posted by Sam Churchill on December 26th, 2005

Liz Dubelman joins the NSA. The NY Times has more.

Happy Holidays!

Posted by Sam Churchill on December 24th, 2005

Here’s Christmas on the 10th floor of Meier & Frank, a Multimedia Slide Show By Rob Finch of The Oregonian. The Amazon Web Services Blog (podcast) has the tools to construct your own mall. Act One: After he goes to Jerusalem and sleeps on what is supposedly the very spot where Jesus was crucified, Kevin […]

Dear Santa

Posted by Sam Churchill on December 23rd, 2005

Dear Santa, Remember me? The kid you brought a red Schwinn bike in 1959? I’m back with a new Christmas list. Hey, I know I’m a little old for this, but when you get to be my age it’s mostly ties and sweaters from everybody else, and I really, really need this stuff. Please help […]