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Monday Morning (8 Comments) (link)
 Monday, 4-March-2013  01:43:01 (GMT +10) - by Agg

A few people sent in this huge panorama of London, where you can zoom in to an incredible level of detail.

There's an interesting article about the effect of Google Glass on others. The key experiential question of Google Glass isnít what itís like to wear them, itís what itís like to be around someone else whoís wearing them. Iíll give an easy example. Your one-on-one conversation with someone wearing Google Glass is likely to be annoying, because youíll suspect that you donít have their undivided attention. And you canít comfortably ask them to take the glasses off (especially when, inevitably, the device is integrated into prescription lenses). Finally Ė hereís where the problems really start Ė you donít know if theyíre taking a video of you. Google Glass discussion continues here.

Seagate are apparently going to stop making 7200rpm mobile HDDs this year. Seagate Technology, one of the worldís largest manufacturers of hard disk drives, plans to cease production of mobile hard drives with 7200rpm spindle speed late this year as the mainstream market demand will shift to different products, such as solid-state hybrid drives (SSHDs). The company will continue to offer 5400rpm HDDs for value notebooks.

Zac pointed out that Dan has updated his site with some letters. Dirt-cheap laptop power supplies might be more prone to catch fire or screw up in such a way as to deliver mains voltage directly to the laptop, but in reality the worst they usually do is just drop dead harmlessly after not very much use.

Evernote has been hacked. The company posted a security notice on its blog on Saturday announcing that an individual or individuals had been able to gain access to ďEvernote user information, which includes usernames, email addresses associated with Evernote accounts and encrypted passwords.Ē Discussion here.

There's going to be a Portal-themed web series released later this month.

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