* Posts by Hugo 1

5 publicly visible posts • joined 7 Jul 2009

Finland grants 5.2m souls the right to 1Mb internet

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Switzerland the first, not Finland

Some blogs are saying that Switzerland was the first to make broadband available to all since 1st January 2008.


Sarko boosts standing by standing in front of dwarves

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Napoleon was average height, and taller than Nelson

Napoleon was 5'7" tall, Nelson was 5'6", both average for men 200 years ago.



Amazon vanishes 1984 from citizen Kindles

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Dead Vulture


I think I'm right in saying this isn't irony. It's perfectly appropriate, as you say yourself in the bootnote.


Projector-phones due by Christmas?

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Psion's Symbian projector phone from 2001

Have a look at the 2001 Symbian/Psion concept prototype shown in the top right of this pic:


The Psion Halo is basically a complete 3G phone built into a headset, and has no screen but instead projects an image onto a flat wall, and uses voice recognition. Not much privacy though...