July 2005

Pimp my Wi-Fi signal 125 Miles

Pimp my Wi-Fi signal 125 Miles

Check this out. Team Pad could well be the world record holders for the longest distance for an unamplified Wi-Fi link (55.1 miles at 30mw). I could definitely use this to shoot ma (KL) signal to my brother in law’s … More »

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    New Panasonic MP3 Players - SVMP120 and SVMP110

    New Panasonic MP3 Players – SVMP120 and SVMP110

    Picture above – Panasonic SVMP120 Panasonic launches their new MP3 players – the SVMP120 and SVMP110 with a consumer digital music download service – Panasonic Mainstream. Customers will be able to download tracks (digitized in Microsoft Corp.’s DRM-protected WMA (Windows … More »

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      Socata Strengthens Mareting Following Successful TBM 700

      Socata Strengthens Mareting Following Successful TBM 700

      Socata announced the appointment of three new members of its senior management team: Andrew Knott who joins them as VP of Marketing, Alan Griffin who joins them as Chief Pilot, and Bruno Mandon who joins them as VP of Customer … More »

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        Cirrus Names Mark Darling Vice President of Marketing

        Cirrus Names Mark Darling Vice President of Marketing

        Cirrus Design has named Mark Darling to the CIRRUS team as Vice President of Marketing. Formerly a Vice President of Marketing with premium import auto manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc., Darling has also held a number of executive positions with … More »

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          Motorola Q aka RAZRberry announced

          Motorola Q aka RAZRberry announced

          Darren from Problogger couldn’t wait to drop me an email today regarding the new Motorola Q aka Blackberry killer aka RAZRberry. First looks… Aint it a bit like the new HP Ipaq HW6515 with GPS integration and Qwerty keyboard ( … More »

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            Belford Instrument Company Receives FAA Approval for DigiWx AWOS

            Belford Instrument Company Receives FAA Approval for DigiWx AWOS

            Belfort Instrument Company is pleased to announce that the FAA has recently approved a new configuration of DigiWx AWOS which now includes the Model 6000 visibility sensor. When combined with the approved altimeter setting source and other advisory sensors, our … More »

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              Cessna Names Robert Stangarone Vice President of Communications

              Cessna Names Robert Stangarone Vice President of Communications

              Cessna Aircraft has named Robert Stangarone vice president of communications, effective July 22, 2005. He will report to Cessna Chairman, President and CEO Jack J. Pelton. In this role, Stangarone will be responsible for Cessna’s internal and external communications, as … More »

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                Gigabyte G-X5 slider and gSmart

                Gigabyte G-X5 slider and gSmart

                Gigabyte. the Taiwan motherboard maker just announced their 2 new cell phones called the Gigabyte G-X5 slider and another Pocket PC type called GSmart. The G-X5 slider is a triband unit with a 1 megapixel camera and miniSD slot. No … More »

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                  ATC En-route Center Display System Failing at High Rate

                  ATC En-route Center Display System Failing at High Rate

                  The projectors in an en route center display system that gives controllers important real-time information are failing at a high rate and have been marked by instances of lamps exploding, sending glass shards out of the units, according to documents … More »

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                    Is an MBA worth it?

                    Is an MBA worth it?

                    A reader, Brandon, asked for my opinion on the utility of an MBA that’s not from a top school. And by top school, I’m assuming he’s talking about Ivy League sorts. Here’s my straight up opinion, untainted by the fact … More »

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                      POSTIN Wireless Mailbox Notifier Gadget

                      POSTIN Wireless Mailbox Notifier Gadget

                      POSTIN Wireless Mailbox Notifier Gadget will definitely make me lazier. Why not just add a wireless CMOS camera near the letter box and get video feeds ? That’s even better and you get to check out the new neighbour in … More »

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                        Alternate Energy Corporation's Portable Hydrogen Maker

                        Alternate Energy Corporation’s Portable Hydrogen Maker

                        Check out this portable on-demand hydrogen production system that could power your house in the future. Its not time to throw out that old diesel powered generator yet. Alternate Energy Corporation (AEC) is taking its new small-scale, on-demand hydrogen production … More »

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                          Panasonic Viera TH-42PV500A

                          Panasonic Viera TH-42PV500A

                          The upcoming Panasonic Viera TH-42PV500A is a really big 42-inch plasma tv. Check out the review over at CnetAsia. Packs quite a good choice of inputs and outputs and looks good enough for the plasma lovers. The 42-inch TH-42PV500A widescreen … More »

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                            The New, Revised Personal MBA

                            The New, Revised Personal MBA

                            A quick pointer to what appears to be Josh Kaufman’s final version of the Personal MBA. It’s a great reading list and I think it could really be expanded with additional commentary and excercises. Josh is working on that with … More »

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                              Belkin TuneCommand for iPod

                              Belkin TuneCommand for iPod

                              Belkin TuneCommand for the iPod is a remote control. Now why on earth would I need another remote control. If I had a Sony Remote Control (RM-AV3100) to consolidate my 30 odd remote controls, why would I want to get … More »

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                                Led Dog tags

                                Led Dog tags

                                Led Dog Tags are great if your chihuahua is always at your side (like Paris Hilton). Owners with LED buckles and pets can now look like twins. This custom scrolling led dog tag has a LED Screen on the front … More »

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                                  Artec T2 Happy Go portable DVD player with TV Tuner

                                  Artec T2 Happy Go portable DVD player with TV Tuner

                                  This is cool. The TV tuner is in the stand for this portable DVD player. The Artec T2 Happy Go (the need a product naming person) is a portable DVD player additionally packed with Digital TV-Tuner (DVB-T), Analog TV, FM … More »

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                                    Good General Aviation News Finally

                                    Good General Aviation News Finally

                                    General aviation finally got some good press this week. Courier News Online ran a story highlighting the safety aspects of general aviation. “Crashes involving small planes make the news and may cause some to avoid them, but local pilots and … More »

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                                      Teens Set Out Across Country in an Aeronca Champ

                                      Teens Set Out Across Country in an Aeronca Champ

                                      Two teens recently finished reading Passage of Flight(starting at $1.99 on Amazon) and thought it would be fun to fly cross-country as well. So they set out this morning for San Francisco from New Hampshire in their grandfather’s Aeronca Champ. … More »

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