'consumer electronics' Archive

my next camera will be a postage stamp

8 January 2006, 1:41 pm
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From left-to-right:

The Sony Mavica is roughly a decade old. It cost me $800 (I was a dot-commer back then, but it was a pretty appalling indulgence even so). Its high resolution pictures were 0.3 megapixels, of which it could fit about 40 on a 3.5″ floppy diskettes. Since it had to write to a diskette, […]

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is there a copy editor in the house?

8 December 2005, 5:40 pm
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From the instruction manual for the Memorex MPD8610 CD/MP3 player:

Really, now who could be confused by that?
(p.s.: If you’re wondering, it’s not included. For that mattter, it’s not provided, either.)

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27 May 2005, 10:53 am
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wherefore want thou wireless?

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consumer dervishes control us

20 May 2005, 11:55 am
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. . . to the extent that we let them.

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