I just recently bought a Maxpedition Fatboy to carry around my stuff. Nice, as it has a readily accessible back pocket that my Google Nexus 7 fits in, a separate pocket for my cell phone, AND a pocket for my water bottle. Lesser accessibility is under a buckled strap, where I put my wallet. For my purposes, this is actually overkill as 90% of the storage is currently unused. But, give me some years and I anticipate filling it.
I'm going to really miss that, I've got mine chock full of little gadgets. Lots of magazines, movies, weather, gmail, wikipedia, etc. I'll just have to see if saving it as a "Web Page, complete" will work... (Nope
I loved apple scripting, I used it to tie a multitude of programs together. I would use apple script to close the file I was in in LightSpeedC, open it up in MPW, format it the way I liked it with the gnu indent tool, save and close it, and reopen it in LSC. I wrote boatloads of this type of stuff integrating different programs together. I'm sad that it's an idea that never really took off
Last year I bought an Adaptec 20160N scsi controller, and 3 Plextor Ultraplex Wide cdrom drives. I don't sit at the computer and rip cds all the time, I'll just have a session where I'll rip about 20 at a time, scanning the covers at the same time. They rip >20x so about 2 minutes per disk. And the scanner scans the covers in much less time so I do have a little idle time, but,it's not too bad. With them round robin-ing I don't have to worry about having to cool down the drives.
Hehehe, why is I don't have mod points today?
I bought the Nook the week they came out, after researching the hardware available at the time, and after seeing the screen at the store. It had, at the time, a really nice screen, and I still like the screen. However, I didn't realize that only the B&N app store was going to be available. As someone said, above, the B&N app store is a ghost town... though I must admit they do have, literally, hundreds of apps. The browser interface, to be charitable, sucks. The book app periodically freezes necessitating a hard reboot. It did not come with a calculator! To be fair, the book app IS fast, and pleasurable to read with. I've heard that you can copy and paste from some of the apps, but, none of the apps I have have copy and paste.
I wanted a tablet so that I could retire both my Sony eReader and my iPod Touch, having just one device that would fit my back pocket. The Nook sucked so much that I was not able to retire my iPod... When the Nexus 7 was announced I was a little more careful in evaluating it. With it having Android 4, and access to a large app store, I was satisfied that I'd found the replacement for the Nook. I pre-ordered it, and have been happily Nexusing since. It doesn't have quite a 'retina' display, but, very dense, and quite pleasing to use. I was able to get all the essential apps that tied me to my iPod. I bought the 16GB version, and was not irked by the lack of addon memory.
Postscript: However, it got run over last week by a car and the screen protector failed to protect it... And I discovered that all the data that I had on the device was now locked inside a brick. NEXT device I get will either have addon memory for all user data, or some kind of cloud sync for ALL user data.
Aum Shinrikyo and the nerve gas attack in Tokyo had no close link to any state organization.
Why are they charging for EVs to be tested in Berlin?
Obi-wan, upon hearing that Yahoo had been bought by Microsoft, clutched his head, sat down suddenly and said:
"I felt a great disturbance in the Force... as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and kept on crying. Can't someone do something? There's never a Death Star around when you need one."
Have any of you simulated an iPad, to see what size it's going to be? I have and love my ipod Touch, and was fully planning on getting one when they came out. But, I wanted to make sure it was going to fit the pockets that I'd be (or attempting to) putting it in. I cut a sheet of paper to the iPad's dimensions (Height: 9.56 inches (242.8 mm) Width: 7.47 inches (189.7 mm)). It's HUGE! Well, relatively speaking. I have no pockets that it would fit into. It's not going to be blowing any ebook readers out of the water at that size. If I were in school, toting around a book bag anyway, it'd be no big deal, and probably a good choice, but, for me, it's too large. A 600x800 screen in a 7.5x5 inch form factor would have been perfect, which is about the size of the reader I got instead.
In Nature there are neither rewards nor punishments, there are consequences. -- R.G. Ingersoll