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The G1 Has Landed
I got some play time with my G1, got it two days ahead of everybody else. Then again, there are tons of folks with their G1 last week too. Anyway, I've posted at On Android where I've offered some of my own first impressions on G1.
The forthcoming review will be a through review from a G1 owner, me. I'm also currently uploading some pictures that I've taken. They're comparisons with some PDAs and my iPhone to start.
What do I think so far? Android is promising. I can say the same about the G1 design though.
Okay...this tip is kind of specific for certain mobile warriors. Specifically, Mac and Linux users. Tomorrow only, Codeweaver will allow free downloads, one license per user to download one of their products. Crossover Mac - Allows Macs to run Windows applications without Windows Crossover Games - Allows Mac/Linux to run windows games without Windows Crossover Linux - Allows Linux machines to run Windows applications without Windows You get one download. Mac or Linux. I know what I'll be downloading and what I'll be using it for. Here's a description of Codeweaver products . And here is the press release for tomorrow's deal. You'll save about $40! I will save $80 since I don't have to buy Parallels for my MacWind. Woohoo! Link: more info at TUAW
With my Apple Watch 6, I’ve finally ditched the iPhone and feel comfortable going out without it. Not just for a run but also on trips to the markets and running errands. It is only a matter of time before more mobile users feel comfortable going about their life without the digital appendage knowing as the smartphone. And this could be a generational shift in mobile computing. I still have an iPhone. In fact, I am contemplating upgrading to the iPhone 12 mini. Green to be exact. So I’ll still be a mobile warrior in the traditional sense. But at times, It has dominated my time and feel the iPhone is an indispensable part of my life. People, isn’t. It’s a tool. A bicycle for the mind as Steve Jobs so eloquently put it. There are times when it should not be without you. Even now , your mind should be allowed to walk and find other ways of getting around. I’ve done that. Perhaps I’m a product of my generation and was not born in the last twenty years so I still remember times when y
The 529 Plan is one of the better idea for those who can afford it. It is a education savings account that allows parents and students to save and draw money out with incurring taxes. Nevertheless, it's not a free for all. We've learn financial advisors push it as a security against rising educational costs. Laptops are often thrown in as a purchase that is allowable under 529. However, that is not necessary so, as Los Angeles Times reports . What? Not laptops? Onxo only reported the necessity of Twenty-First Century students being trained to used laptops with Internet skills so how can laptops not be allowable under the 529 plan? In fact, should it not be mandatory? Okay, that is a bit extreme. So, if you want to get yourself or your college bound student a laptop for use in school, what are you to do? The codes of 529 specify "tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for the enrollment or attendance at school". Unfortunately, laptops does