Archive for the 'Digital life' Category

This.. is creativity: the sonic wire sculptor

Friday, April 21st, 2006

My friend Sabbagh just emailed me a link to the amazing sonic wire sculptor project. Talk about music, drawing, architectural space and technology coming together. Have a look and make sure you watch the video. This is what I call creativity.

Does your mother-in-law read your blog?

Tuesday, April 18th, 2006

I am proud to say: mine does. I am fortunate enough to have both my mother and my mother-in-law online. My mother catches me on MSN but my mother-in-law is an avid reader of 360east (hello there!!). A recent email I received from her was particularly encouraging. She feels that I write the blog just […]

Apple Boot Camp has competition!

Sunday, April 16th, 2006

This is quite amazing. Boot Camp, Apple solution to enable booting into Windows XP on Intel-based Macs already has competition. On judging by what the New York Times’ Davig Pogue had to say about it, the competition is no joke:
Run Windows and Mac OS both at once | CNET News.com:
No wonder, then, that last week, […]

Mobilecom to rebrand as Orange? Or what?

Sunday, April 16th, 2006

This rebranding business has been rumored for around a year now. In today’s Al Ghad, Mobilecom confirmed that it is “planning” to rebrand “in response to a request by the mother company”, meaning France Telecom, who is adopting a strategy of unifying its mobile operators around the world under the Orange brand.

But you […]

Apple arrogance?

Saturday, April 15th, 2006

Two Apple-related stories caught my attention recently:

AppleInsider | Apple calls meeting after making little girl cry:
Apple Computer recently held a meeting to discuss changes to its corporate policy after the company sent an upsetting legalese reply to a third-grade girl who had hand-written a letter to chief executive Steve Jobs with her thoughts on […]

Are you still using Internet Explorer?

Friday, April 7th, 2006

WEB | Even if you are Microsoft, a fiery fox can still cause you a headache, Ahmad Humeid reports.

Just a few years ago, it seemed that the Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has achieved absolute and final victory in the browser wars. With the advent of the commercial internet a decade ago, the king of browsers was, […]

Macs run Windows: The Arab perspective

Thursday, April 6th, 2006

The blogosphere is ablaze with news about Boot Camp, Apple new booting software that allows new Intel based macs to natively run Windows (no emulation here). Even Wall Street is taking notice.

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW):
It seems that the geeks like you and me aren’t the only ones excited about Apple’s release of Boot Camp. […]