Monthly Archive for September, 2008

Last blog post?

I enjoy writing these blog posts during my morning commute. It’s a quiet time where I can put some thoughts down and share them with anyone who might be interested. But I am considering to stop using computers almost completely, and that would mean that I am not going to write here anymore.

Will anybody care? If you read this then please let me know using the form at the end of this article (preferred) or by sending me an email.

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Arguments against the netbook

Today I’m taking the opposite point of view — that a netbook is not all that useful. Ironically, I am typing this on my Psion PDA, and I notice that the space bar key is no longer working that well. Whatever Psion replacement I will eventually settle on, it better be soon.

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Lessons from two weeks with a netbook

Two weeks ago I received a netbook from my father, and I’ve noted a few factors that make a difference. The most obvious observation is that it’s very nice to have a netbook and be able to surf the web during the daily commute. But if I am to buy a netbook for myself, what factors are important to consider? I’ll summarize my thoughts here. Continue reading ‘Lessons from two weeks with a netbook’

One netbook coming my way

Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook P7120While I consider buying an Asus Eee 901, my dad has offered to borrow me his super-cool netbook for evaluation. It’s a little bigger and a little heavier (1,5 kg with extra battery) but it might still be fine.

Perhaps I’ll just keep it?

Google Chrome: a new browser arrives

IT news sites report that Google will launch a new browser today that will compete with Firefox and Internet Explorer. It’s going to be interesting to see what it offers. From a technical point of view it will probably be great as it is based on fresh young ideas and not on several earlier versions (which is a strength in other matters though). Continue reading ‘Google Chrome: a new browser arrives’