Archive For June 2005

Litigation Gone Mad

An American lawyer purchased a box of very rare and expensive cigars, then insured them against fire, among other things. Within a month, having smoked his entire stockpile of these great cigars and without yet having made even his first premium payment on the policy, the lawyer filed claim against the insurance company. In hisContinue Reading ›

One or Two Hands?

I wrote earlier about the one or two box solution to mobile data and communications. I now have both the Treo 650 and the Sony Ericsson P910i and they are similar but different and at this point the main difference for me is the number of hands required to use them. The Treo 650 hasContinue Reading ›

1 + 1 = 2?

I recently moved back to a PDA, a Palm Tungsten E2, after a couple of unsuccessful flirtations with paper based organisers and diaries. I’m pleased with the E2; it’s a great Palm and feels like the spiritual successor to the classic Palm Vx but with a great colour screen, Bluetooth and non-volatile memory. One ofContinue Reading ›