Wednesday, December 29, 2004

Just When Subaru Got it Right... This Monster!

Thursday, December 23, 2004

A Working Watch This Time...

Omega Speedmaster (

This one not only runs, you can click the buttons to use the chronograph! (

What do you think of the clock? I discovered it when visiting Technology Futurist and clicked through to get one of my own...

Sunday, December 19, 2004

From the "Is It Just Me?" Department

Engadget is a pretty good site if you like to read the latest snippets on gadgetry; it wins all the awards and gets all the press. My gripe with it is this:

It takes FOR EVER to load! I mean, F O R E V E R !

It's not just a "don't tell me you're still on dialup" thing either. Gizmodo has about the same content on each page and loads in a tenth of the time. What's worse -- there's nothing to look at while it's loading. No placeholders for the images so you can at least be teased by the text, nothing but grayness for what seems like an eternity.

And thirteen meg podcasts that talk aimlessly about next to nothing? C'mon guys. Tighten it up a little...

A Big Ship

A big ship arrived in Auckland Friday morning. I don't know the name of it; it's probably the Something Princess (they invariably are). Anyway, it was due to arrive at 8:00 that morning so I went down to Devonport at 7:00 to see that it was already across the harbor being tied up. I dashed down to Stanley Point and got this rather lame shot.

I think if I wanted to really relax on a criuse I'd like the thing to be a little less top-heavy looking...

Tuesday, December 14, 2004

Sexy Sony Phone

Sony Ericsson Z500a

Click through to the "Try The Phone" section while you're there...

Sunday, December 05, 2004

Wacky Screwball Comedy, Toyota Style

I don't know. What with all this white earbud -- glowing blue -- soft cornered -- Mac inspired stuff going on. It all seems a little, gay...

Thursday, December 02, 2004

Yes, But What Does it Sound Like?

BBC NEWS | Magazine | Sound of music

When did you last read anything about an MP3 music player that mentioned the quality of the sound it reproduces?

Finally. A Keyboard I can Use

I really like this idea, being continually frustrated with predictive text and so on. It's an LG phone and I sure hope we see them here.