Mobility Archives - Page 263

Are you a good Netizen?

First, let's take a visit to the cemetery for technology jargon.""Cyberia"" is here; surely no one uses this play on words anymore, unless you can't come up with a name for your Internet

Published on: April 23rd, 2002 Shane Schick

The trials of Bill Gates

When Bill Gates walked on stage to deliver his keynote speech at the 20th anniversary of the Comdex Fall trade show in Las Vegas four years ago, the audience probably wondered whether he

Published on: April 22nd, 2002 Shane Schick

Letters to the editor

I just wanted to take a moment to say how very much I enjoy Shane's columns - well written, informative and frequently entertaining. In fact, if I only have time to read one

Published on: April 19th, 2002 Readers

Get a grip on handheld security

I consider this column to be a democratic forum. By that, I try to make sure everyone -- or issue -- gets a turn on the hot seat.For example, in the past, I've

Published on: April 19th, 2002 John Saunders

Back in the saddle

Hello again. You might remember me from such publications as Technology in Government, or, if you've been around the IT scene on the channel side, Computer Dealer News. It was at industry publications

Published on: April 19th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Media 54, where are you?

I hate to toot my own horn, but I am one of the world's best passengers.Just give me a lift sometime (say, from my apartment in downtown Toronto to the boonies where most

Published on: April 18th, 2002 Shane Schick

In defence of the DND

Defence Minister Art Eggleton must wish he had a satellite phone right now, even though there's probably no one in the world he could call for help.There will be little sympathy for the

Published on: April 17th, 2002 Shane Schick

Don’t cry for hackers, Argentina

You hate the legal system. You lash out against it, in what many would consider a criminal manner. You are caught. And then, suddenly, all is forgiven. This was the bizarre story that

Published on: April 16th, 2002 Shane Schick

What about Bob?

Bob, we hardly knew ya. But that doesn't mean we don't need ya.He popped up on computer screens in 1995 as one of Microsoft's first attempts to personalize the PC, with a smiley

Published on: April 15th, 2002 Shane Schick

Lying on the shoulders of giants

In this business, things are often not exactly as they seem.A Calgary company on a mission to create seamless tiling for flat screen monitors once demoed what was supposed a four monitor array.

Published on: April 12th, 2002 Dave Webb

Letters to the editor – The low-hanging fruit (April 8)

Re: The low-hanging fruit (April 8) I was one of the first people to use a BlackBerry. In fact, I was on a trial program for the first six months. When the trial

Published on: April 12th, 2002 Readers

Hammer won’t hurt ’em

Memo to Advanced Micro Devices: Hold on to your Hammer. The processor company has reportedly spent a lot of time at the United States Patent and Trademark Office this week, filing potential names

Published on: April 12th, 2002 Shane Schick

Digital persona non grata

You're visiting MySite. Reading MyEditorial. Taking in MyOpinions. I am under no illusions, however, that any of it is ""mine.""Of course, the ""my"" is supposed to apply to you, the reader, not to

Published on: April 11th, 2002 Shane Schick

And the Project goes to…

Dave Barrett is trying to make his welcoming remarks at ProjectWorld 2002 in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. He blathers on about the growing importance of project management in the enterprise, sending many

Published on: April 10th, 2002 Shane Schick

Filibusted!

Everyone waiting for the outcome of the Hewlett-Packard shareholders' vote on its plan to merge with Compaq should pull up a chair. A nice, big, comfortable chair.It was to be expected that HP

Published on: April 9th, 2002 Shane Schick