Category: Cool Stuff

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New AIBO

Time to reveal one of my secret, unfulfilled obsessions: Sony’s AIBO robotic dog. I think they’re incredibly cool, and it’s been interesting to see them advance over the last couple of years. Unfortunately, they’re still a high-ticket item that I just haven’t had the cash to shell out for, so my hands-on experience with AIBO ...

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More iTunes Coolness: iChat Status

Here’s a fun little hack: iChatStatus. If you’re listening to iTunes, iChatStatus lists the artist and song name in the status area of iChat’s window, and people who have you listed in their buddy list can see what you’re listening to. Less than five minutes after I installed it, I received an instant message from ...

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Watching Tour de France

I’m working on an article with the TV on in the background, watching the riders of the Tour de France climb in the Alps. I’ve never really followed the Tour, but I like to catch some of the televised coverage. Mostly, this is because it’s fun to watch the crowds. You see quite a few ...