Weekend tech reading (1.19)

By on January 19, 2008, 6:55 PM
Don’t believe the low bit-rate ‘HD’ lie Attendees at MacWorld this week were told that disk-based HD formats like HD DVD and Blu-ray are essentially obsolete because you can simply download “HD” movies from your Apple TV 2.0 box on demand. There’s just one minor little problem, it’s not HD. ZDNet.

Ultralight Lenovo X300 Series Thinkpad Leaked At a glance, some of the major features include: a 13.3-inch LED backlit 1440X900 screen, an ultralight 2.5 pound form factor, and Intel Merom Santa Rosa Dual Core CPU (2.0 Ghz / 880 Mhz ), a 64 GB SSD, up to 4GB of DDR2 PC2-5300 memory, and 4 hours of battery life. Gizmodo.

Microsoft Windows Vista Plus Pack??? "Releases 15 Feb/08. User-friendly software combines the features of Vista Home Basic with even more impressive and user-friendly capabilities." Listed at FutureShop.ca.

Violet Blue: Steve Jobs snubbed me If you want to look at how the personalities of Apple's two co-founders, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, differ, perhaps one way would be to measure their responses when asked to pose for pictures. News.com.

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