I replaced my fried INSTEON-powered Home Automation brain on Friday. Serena has no idea she’s “version 2″ since I uploaded “Serena 1′s” memories.
Here’s the startup test.
The rumour mill has gone into over-drive after Apple sent out invitations for an October 23rd announcement. How accurate are the alleged specs? If the steady stream of accurate leaks about iPhone 5 are any indication, we already know what iPad Mini will look like. Vote on which rumours you think make the most sense. Check all that apply.
Thinner than iPad 3
iPad 2 A5 processor
Lightning Dock connector
512MB of RAM
No retina display
Poll expires October 23rd at 1pm ET.
My own personal “cloud” featuring a Synology DS710+, DX510 expansion unit, 9 terrabytes of storage (including redundant RAID backup) and 1TB offsite “critical data” portable backup unit (one of two), Netgear 16 port Gigabit Smart Switch, Macintosh Mini driving home automation and whole-home audio, Bell Fibe 14 Internet service, Cisco Systems EA4500 router.
TheNational Museum of Science and Technology in Ottawa, Canada is home to three iron horses of the 1930s. The plaques accompanying these beasts states they were the largest of their kind. So large, in fact, these 4-8-4 (4 small wheels up front, eight power train wheels, four small wheels in the back) were so heavy that they couldn’t travel on most routes. Because they saw so little action, they remain in prestine condition. Here are two from Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway.
From time to time BNN viewers take me to task for what they feel is my “constant RIM bashing.” This is what I tell them about why I’ve spent the past five years asking knowledgeable guests scary questions about the technology, the competition, and the management behind Canada’s only remaining technology hero.
The Estate is now fully wired for wireless Internet access, with multiple points handing-off service to mobile devices to ensure seamless high speed access at all times.
Real world snap reveals my 3 year old Sony Ericsson still beats the iPhone 3GS. Check out the photo and tell me if you think it’s enough to warrant a purchase.