Monday morning links serving: The June 22nd edition

From IBM with Love: Inside the World’s Greatest Keyboard
From the satisfying click of its keys to its no-nonsense layout and solid steel underpinnings, IBM’s 24-year-old Model M is the standard by which all other keyboards must be judged.

Top 10 Firefox 3.5 Features
Integrated Ubiquity! Geo-location! Dynamic Color Profiles! YES!

Wireless power: Nokia phone recharges without wires
It harvests ambient radio waves from the air, and turns that energy into usable power. Enough, at least, to keep a cell phone from running out of juice.

Why Laptop Battery Claims Are So Useless
It’s one of those things we take for granted: official laptop battery life claims have an extremely tenuous relationship with reality. Not surprisingly, everyone’s using the same tricks to conjure their silly estimates—and they don’t plan on stopping.

Solid State Disk Vs. Hard Disk Drive
A performance and price comparison may have you wondering why anyone would spend so much more for an SSD.

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One Response to Monday morning links serving: The June 22nd edition

  1. I find it funny that the laptop battery thing is trying to make the case that battery life is overstated. Mine's rated for 2 hours. A year later, it still gets 2.5 hours.