From the monthly archives:

August 2007

Some of my more careful readers may have noticed that I haven't exactly been posting up a storm lately, and that's because I have been having waaaay too much fun offline -- touring around PEI with the family, relaxing by the shores of Bay Fortune, which looks like this: ... and have also been doing…
As plenty of others are reporting elsewhere, the New York Times has launched the public version of its MyTimes customizable home page, which has been in beta for almost a year now. I tried it out when it first launched and I confess my reaction was very similar to some of the other responses out…

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As Mike Arrington points out at TechCrunch, Zoho has launched offline support for its Zoho Writer application (although it's read-only for now) using Google Gears -- which is more than a little ironic, considering Google still hasn't offered the same functionality for Google Docs. But while that irony makes for a funny post, does it…

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At last, the folks at Skype have provided us with a half-decent explanation of what happened when the peer-to-peer telephone service went dark for almost two full days last week. Unfortunately for Skype, it's not a very favourable one. The company does its best to blame the service outage on Microsoft, saying the disruption was…
An editorial about Google in the Los Angeles Times has caused quite a kerfuffle (or perhaps a brouhaha) in the blogosphere -- in part because the editorial said that for some newspapers, the search engine and its Google News aggregator are as bad as Osama bin Laden. Robert Niles of the Online Journalism Review says…

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