When Sonia Hunt faces an obstacle, she builds a solution that helps others overcome it.
Growing up with food allergies, Sonia noticed the lack of information for herself and others who love food but need to be careful about what they eat. Sonia filled this gap by creating her own food and wellness blog, where she shares her experiences traveling the world and indulging in rich foods.
Aside from the food space, Sonia is also innovating wearable technology. Her company Neyya is a ring that gives you control over your laptop, phone and other devices. In our interview, Sonia shares the idea behind Neyya and how her team created the product in an unlikely place, her passions for building relationships and how she stays inspired.
This report is based on Soluto’s big-data frustration analytics. It is unique because it is based on long term, ongoing analysis of a huge number of PCs, taking into account events such as application crashes, application hangs, blue-screens-of-death, long boot times and excessive number of background processes. Read More »
Palm InfoCenter: Sony Japan has taken the wraps off the new Clie, expected to be officially announced in San Francisco tomorrow. The Clie PEG-UX50 has a mini laptop like design with a swivel screen and built in keyboard. The device has a integrated in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless as well as a digital camera. [Update]
In my lustful quest for living out Apple’s Digital Hub, I’ve managed to build an entertainment center around my Titanium PowerBook. A 42″ plasma TV serves as a second monitor for DVD, cable TV, web surfing, Quicktime and iTunes visuals. Wireless pervades the house with both 802.11b and Bluetooth connectivity for the laptop, cellphone, and PDA – downstairs audio is also transmitted wirelessly to the upstairs sound system. Click on the thumbnail for a larger image. [Update]
I’m finally updating this web site on a brand-spankin’ new Titanium PowerBook G4! I’ve christened him “Mercutio,” Titan seems to be too cute and pretentious. My previous PowerBook’s name was Lombardo – if you notice a trend of naming them after their Apple codenames, then give yourself a pat on the back for being one smart dude. =) After upgrading the firmware to 4.1.8, hacking the DVD firmware to be region-free, installing a 20GB drive and an AirPort card, repartitioning the drive for Mac OS X, reinstalling both OS 9.1 and X on hfs and ufs partitions respectively (I prefer them exclusive of each other), moving old configurations and data to both OSs, allocating a dedicated swap partition for X, and making sure everything’s how Lombardo used to be (and better) – I can safely say that we’re back online, baby!
In a low-key product retooling, Apple quietly released to distributors and retail chains a dual-processor version of their phenomenally successful PowerBook G4 Titanium product. Sporting an identical, inch-thin profile, the 5.1 pound notebooks are now shipping in either dual-500 or dual-633 MHz configurations.
The work you do while you procrastinate is probably the work you should be doing for the rest of your life.
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