Archives for: February 2007, 26

Oh, darnit!

02/26/07 | by Adam | Categories: Macintosh
My preferred Macintosh multi-system IM client, Fire, has just been discontinued. On the upside a number of the developers for it have moved over to Adium which is pretty similar and quite good too. (Via Daring Fireball) more »

More wonderful patent insanity

02/26/07 | by Adam | Categories: Copyright
I'm going to preface this thing with the "IANAL" disclaimer. I wouldn't normally defend Microsoft but this latest suit against them by Alcatel-Lucent just seems wrong. The summary of the Wired story is that Microsoft violated AL's patent around MP3… more »

People are still falling for the 419 scam

02/26/07 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
This simply amazes me. How can anyone been so utterly daft as to fall for the old Nigerian money laundering scam? I could kinda see it when the internet was new and people were unfamiliar with the old mail version of it, but this is getting ridiculous.… more »

I'm going to need the version pretending to be the VMS Reference library

02/26/07 | by Adam | Categories: Silly
Link is to some bookshelf speakers pretending to be books. Alas, waaaay too small for my needs. Wonder if they sound "wooden"? Ah, I kill meself. (Via Gizmodo) more »

It looks cool, but what's it like to use?

02/26/07 | by Adam | Categories: Technology
Nifty looking "steampunk" keyboard (Via Gizmodo) more »