So I’ve had my Nokia 770 for about two weeks now.
- The screen is every bit as gorgeous as you’ve heard. Movies and photos look startlingly good. Text is readable even at small font size.
- Having a web browser (Opera) with you all the time is great.
- With FBReader installed it’s the first usable ebook reader I’ve tried (thanks to portrait mode and that amazing screen).
- The battery life is surprisingly long.
- It’s based on debian, and you can get to a shell.
- It even works with my Frogpad.
So… I love it?
Well, kind of. Calling the software beta quality is generous: It crashes, the included email client is an abomination, the built-in RSS reader is barely usable, and it’s slow. Really slow. Slower than that. The on-screen keyboard is usable, but it’s handwriting recognition would embarrass a
Yes, I know, they can fix all of these things. If they slap in some more RAM and a faster processor, and fix the crasher bugs it’ll be the killer device of the decade. Version 2 of this thing is going to mop up. I’m just amazed that a shipping product has this many fundamental problems.
It does two things well. It’s a marvellous eBook reader and a good web browser (Opera). Luckily those are the two things I care about.
So, yeah, I love it. Like you didn’t know. It’s nerdvana.
Well, I guess nobody’s wrong all the Time. Check out
Best of 2005: Television.
Galactica is fantastic.
Looks to me like he’s adopted public humiliation as a business model.
Do something stupid enough to get mentioned on a big site, which will drive lots of people, some of whom will visit my store.
The beautiful part is that it’ll probably work. It’s truly a wonderful time to be alive.
[found on MetaFilter]
Every good religion
needs a bible.
His Word is coming
The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster
February 14, 2006
Check out this story from the Dow Jones newswire:
PALO ALTO, Calif. (Dow Jones)
–Fifty-one former employees of the startup Epinions Inc. settled their legal dispute with three prominent
venture-capital firms and eBay Inc. (EBAY) in a case that could serve as an
admonition to the venture community.
prefers this version over
the one published by AP because they mention the name of
his new company.
Continue reading “VCs, Epinions workers settle legal dispute”
[Found by TheGoodDoctor on Yahoo News]
According to police, Booth was in the Memphis home of the four intended victims last week when she mistook a block of queso fresco cheese for cocaine — inspiring the idea to hire someone to break into the home, take the drugs, and kill the men.
Continue reading “Don’t forget the cheese!”
Did you ever notice how much “marzipan” sounds like the brand name for an antidepressant?
I used to cut myself, but now that I’m on Marzipan* I can direct my anger where it belongs… at others.
* ask your doctor!