Wednesday, August 13, 2008

WiFi on airplanes!

It is about time. Thats all I have to say, now give me more room so I can open my laptop up without it being in my stomach.

Millions of airline passengers soon will be able to log onto the Internet while in the air, as Delta Air Lines and other carriers launch a new service from Aircell, a small company that started as a maker of telephone systems for small general aviation planes and is now launching a Wi-Fi system for airlines.Read More...

When did Apple gain 200 pounds?

I thought everyone believed that Microsoft was the 800 pound Gorilla, but it looks like Apple is gaining weight.

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs has confirmed that a mechanism exists within the iPhone to let the company unilaterally remove software from the smartphone." Read More ...

I mean that just isn't good, I can see some of the justification for such a mechanism, based on Steve Jobs comments of why it is there. But I think that it should be a user enabled feature. Like the MS Malicious Software removal tool, I can choose to let it install and run or not.

At any rate it will be interesting to see how it all plays out, as many people are pointing out the privacy concerns with this.