New Handspring PDAs that incorporate wireless functionality: the Treo 180 uses a tiny keyboard and the Treo 180g uses the more traditional Graffiti handwriting recognition for text input. Both models have black and white displays and are equipped with wireless modems that can convert the PDA into a cell phone (like their current VisorPhone) or small Internet access device. The new models pack a 33 MHz Dragonball VZ processor, 16 MB DRAM, rechargeable batteries and a flip-cover that doubles as a phone earpiece. A color version, the Treo 270, “coming mid 2002” has essentially the same specs plus color for US$599 with service activation.
- The Wikipedia Competitor That’s... — https://www.wired.com/story/everipedia-blockchain/?mbid=nl_120717_daily_list1_p3Everipedia, a two-year-old online encyclopedia, will become a decentralized, peer-to-peer, user-owned resource. Larry Sanger’s Everipedia entry is pretty close to his Wikipedia entry. It describes him as “an American Internet project developer … best known as co-founder of Wikipedia.” By the time you read this, however, it may well mention a new, more salient fact—that [...]
- Ten Tips On Typography in Web Design — Ten Tips On Typography in Web Design – Marvel Bloghttps://blog.marvelapp.com/ten-tips-typography-web-design/?ref=donvy.comCommunication plays a vital role in design — it’s essential to establish a clear connection between the website and user and to help your users accomplish their goals. When we talk about communication in web design context, we usually mean text. Typography plays a vital role in [...]
- Adobe Turns 35 — And We’re Just Getti... — Adobe Turns 35 — And We’re Just Getting Started | Adobe Bloghttps://theblog.adobe.com/from-digital-publishing-to-the-next-35-years-of-creating-experiences/In December of 1982, John Warnock and Chuck Geschke combined their talents to start Adobe. They helped lay the foundation for the desktop publishing revolution with Adobe PostScript, providing a radical, new way to accurately print text and images on paper. Ever since, Adobe [...]
- 15 Tech Gifts for Your Pampered Pet — 15 Tech Gifts for Your Pampered Pet | PCMag.comhttps://www.pcmag.com/feature/340440/15-tech-gifts-for-your-pampered-pet?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleIn 1994, US owners of dogs, cats, and other household pets spent a measly $17 billion on their furry friends, according to the American Pet Products Association. As of 2016, companion animal spending was up to $66.75 billion, a number that’s expected to jump to $69.36 billion [...]
- What Happens When an Algorithm Helps ... — https://www.wired.com/2017/12/when-an-algorithm-helps-write-science-fiction/?mbid=nl_120617_daily_list1_p1Stephen Marche enlisted an algorithm to help him write the perfect piece of sci-fi. Their program can identify dozens of structural and stylistic details in huge chunks of text, and if you give them a collection of great stories—stories that maybe you wished you had written—they are able to identify all the details that those [...]