Still Tripping

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No, not in that way. But the experiences of my recent overseas trip continue to provide rich ground for commentary articles. First up at Geekspeak, pondering on the real value of tech “bargains”, by way of the duty free counter. Beware Of Tech Bargains: “Not exactly carry-on material, your average 50″ Plasma TV, and my […]

Gadget Overload, meet work overload

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OK, so my usual pattern of updating this blog once per day has somewhat fallen apart. I’ve been even more busy than usual — something that can be attested to given I’m rapidly typing this out before boarding a plane to London — and not linking my articles quite as quickly as I might. For […]

T-Shirts and Terabytes, Fifty Cent and Choice

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Things were so much easier when I picked subject lines based on what I was listening to at the time. Still, the above subject line does make sense. Of a sort. Firstly, the T-Shirts, over at PC Authority, where I’ve looked over Internode’s new “T-Shirt” 1TB broadband plans: Internode enters the 1TB race with “T-Shirt” […]

Just keeps going and going and…

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You get the idea. A very busy week wound up with a review at CNET.com.au and a whole bunch more of Gizmodo posts. Normal, slightly quieter service resumes next week, but it’s still not going to be “quiet” by any reasonable measure. Dell Inspiron N301: “Dell’s inexpensive Core i3 Inspiron isn’t incredibly inspiring, but it’s […]

Let’s face it – I’m tired!

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“Morning noon and night it’s drink and dancing, some quick romancing, and then a shower..” If only the life of a tech journo was quite that simple. Also, I’d look dreadful in fishnets. You know it, I know it — let’s not go there. Instead, we could go over to Hydrapinion, where this week’s column […]