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Web Wednesday Hong Kong 5.0

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Napoleon Biggs with Kevin Huang

Went to Web Wednesday Hong Kong v5.0 (a regular get-together held on the first Wednesday of every month) last night at Lotus Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge.  As usual, a great gathering with people in the local digital media and internet industries.  Napoleon Biggs, the event organizer, introduced the first “sofa session”, an interview with Kevin Huang, CEO of Pixel Media Asia and Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Interactive Marketing (HKAIM).  Kevin shared with us some of his views on topics such as internet marketing and Facebook and I will be blogging about it in my upcoming blog entry over at CNET Community Blog, so stay tuned.

October 4, 2007 Posted by | Blogroll, Event, Websites | , | Leave a comment

Free Burma – International Bloggers’ Day for Burma on the 4th of October

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For details, please visit the site at http://www.free-burma.org.

October 4, 2007 Posted by | Blogroll, Event, News Related, Websites | | Leave a comment

Tablet PC Comparison – Fujitsu T2010, T4220, Lenovo X61T & HP2710P

[11 September] 

Discussion of the Week

The following Tablet PC comparison from our contribution writer Emmanuel Jouanne. What are your thoughts? Leave your views under the comments section.

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All config include 2GB RAM

(1) With power saving settings
(2) http://www.tabletpcreview.com/default.asp?newsID=918
(3) http://www.tabletpcreview.com/default.asp?newsID=868
(4) SXGA model too expensive for this comparison
(5) Provided the SXGA screen is available again

[Updated: 4 October] From Emmanuel,

I am a little bit confused now as the following article (http://www.tabletpcreview.com/default.asp?newsID=963) says that the T2010 has 1,707 PCMarks vs 2,453 PCMarks for the HP 2710p! (difficult to explain why that would be the case)

And in the following article (http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/silverman/5180111.html), the journalist explains that the HP 2710p is the “best Windows Vista notebook I’ve tried this year”.

Only one advantage for the X61T:  the 2710p is “not quite as fast as the X61″.

Many advantages of the 2710p:
The X61T has a battery life of “more than four hours per charge” with the 8-cell
The X61T has a “dim screen”
The 2710p has handwriting recognition “noticeably better than even that on the X61. I’m not sure why there would be such a difference — both use Vista’s recognition engine — but it was striking.”
The 2710p is a little lighter and has a 12.1-inch widescreen display, which means when it’s in tablet mode; it’s perfect for reading Web pages or other documents.

Any thoughts?

October 4, 2007 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, Tablet PCs | , , , , | 10 Comments

iPhone倉頡線上輸入法 – iPhoneTW版本

via iPhoneTW 

iPhone倉頡線上輸入法 – iPhoneTW版本

快速網址:Ivk.iphonetw.net

繁體中文,本站根據拼音及嘸蝦米在線輸入法修改為第五代倉頡版本,並修正原程式在搜尋後出現亂碼的問題,目前測試在pc上運作正常,但Yahoo奇摩拍賣在iPhone上則會出現為輸入資料空白的問題。

未來計畫:
1.整合各式輸入法為單一介面。
2.擴充其他輸入法(如注音、五筆等)。
3.依版友意見新增搜尋目標。

直到iPhone正式推出中文輸入解決方案之前,此程式的更新會持續進行。

倉頡碼參考來源:馬來西亞-倉頡之友

October 4, 2007 Posted by | iPhone, Mobile Phone, Software, Websites | , | 1 Comment

Unboxing Video – HP Compaq 2710p

James Kendrick over at jkOnTheRun posted his unboxing vid on the HP Compaq 2710p, he also covered the ultra-thin battery and the expansion dock in the video.  Check it out and enjoy.

October 4, 2007 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, Notebooks, Tablet PCs, Video | , | Leave a comment

   

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