Erik's Weblog 2.0

March 28, 2003

Z, USB & TCP/IP

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javaSun plans to get Java on PCs. Sun Microsystems expects major PC makers to begin bundling Sun's software for running Java programs on their computers.

mobileForbes on Centrino/Pentium-M battery life.

windowsMicrosoft Delivers Fresh Windows XP 64-Bit Edition.

mobileYour Personal GPS in a Mobile Phone.

gadgets50 Best Pocket-sized Gadgets for 2003.

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javaDownload4J 1.1, a JSP/Servlets component for downloading files.

javaONJava: Surviving Abrupt Shutdown.

javaDesign Markers. Explicit Programming for the Rest of Us

mobileBluetooth: A User's Experience.

blogDiego — onward!.

java blogDidier — The endgame is over! Eclipse Project release 2.1 is now available for download.

blogBrent — Interview with me.

moblogMatt — A Phone Without T9 is Not Worth Owning.

moblogMatthew — Mobile Phone Number Portability Becoming a Reality.

javaSecure FTP Bean 2.0.3, a Java bean for performing secure FTP transfers.

pcCentrino-based Tablet PCs on the horizon.

mobileLINKing your iPod and your cellphone. Skullcandy's LINK headphones.

netUse A Firewall, Go To Jail... AND Send Bill Gates To Jail.

multimedia20-Inch LCD Breaks $1,000 Barrier. Formac's new Oxygen line.

meI'm getting WiFi'ed. I just placed an order for a NETGEAR Wireless Router, PC Card and CF Card. The mail-in rebates and coupons made it impossible to resists.
I even found a 802.11b Driver for Mac OS X. Sweet.

Now I just hope my 2.4GHz cordless phone won't interfere too much. ;-)
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linuxEric Raymond Talks About Going Back to Basics.

netCalifornia moves closer to Net sales taxes.

javaFinal Release: Connected Limited Device Configuration 1.1. CLDC.

java blogGreg — Quick References Heaven.

blogCharles — Testing private methods (don't do it).

mobileMobile Commerce. The three giants have signed a letter of intent to work together.

javaTipicME 1.2 out for UIQ, Series 60. J2ME-based Jabber Client.

pdaAcer preps cut-price PocketPC. The n10 is set to cost under $300.

javaTutorial: Look, Ma, No EJBs!

moblogRuss — Nokia MIDP Gaming UI Whitepaper.

blogMatt — Frames and XHTML.

java blogDavid  — IntelliJ IDEA #698 available.

java blogGiulio — To Test Or Not To Test: private methods.

newsID theft: a $1bn a year crime.

meThanks in part to Russ, I was able to solve my Zaurus' TCP/IP over USB problem.



On March 28, 1968 — The U.S. lost its first F-111 aircraft in Vietnam when it vanished while on a combat mission. North Vietnam claimed that they had shot it down.