Category: Gear

How Sonos shat the bed

                                                       

If you ever want to see how a company can destroy years of goodwill in a few seconds, look no further than the recent Sonos kerfuffle involving software updates. Sonos has been around since 2001 and their original gear –…

What did you score on Cyber Monday?

                                                       

What did you guys grab this weekend for Christmas or whatever? I picked up a pretty cheap graphics card for my son, a pair of crazy cheap Adidas runners, and some LEGO. We’d love to hear what you picked up…

Japan shuts down its last pager network

                                                       

Japanese service providers have shut down the last pager network in Tokyo, ending a fifty-year method of communications popular with doctors and teen girls. In its 1996 heyday, pagers beeped on 10 million belts. Before the mobile phone they became…