Internet Explorer drops below 50% market shar...

Interesting browser market share stats at Ars Technica.  Combined market share for IE is below 50%, Safari dominates mobile browsing.  Personally, I have switched to Chrome from Firefox and don’t see any reason to switch back.  I haven’t used IE in years other than to view pages that require it. Details at Ars...

How Steve Jobs drove without license plates

Apparently Jobs drove his SL55 with no plates by exploiting a loophole in California law. Yahoo Autos Article  

Enable Google Plus for Google Apps

Finally!  Google Apps users (such as myself) can access Google+ with their Apps account.  Until now, you had to sign in with a gmail account.  This seems to be common for Google, most of their applications are not available to Apps users to start which is always a pain. Learn how to enable Google+ on your Google Apps account   If you are not familiar with Google Apps read more here.  Essentially it lets you run your own mail server using the Google infrastructure and Gmail interface.  Free for personal use. UPDATE: It looks like you can’t add your Google Apps account if you have already created a G+ account with gmail.  So it...

A Six-Foot-Long Camera That Shoots Enormous P...

For some people film is superior to digital, for others film is a joke and medium format is the only way to go. for one guy, no existing camera was good enough so he decided to build this monster that produces negatives 3 feet long! Via Popsci.com

RIM confirms PlayBook OS 2.0 delayed until February, still no BBM in sight Oct26

RIM confirms PlayBook OS 2.0 delayed until Fe...

Not good news for fans of RIM. The PlayBook isn’t selling well as it is, and delays to the new OS isn’t going to help things. Native email will have to wait, and too bad if you were hoping for Blackberry Messenger (BBM). Apple released iOS 5, which includes iMessage and a bunch of other new features. Not looking good for ol’ RIM. Engadget Link

Nikon 1 System Preview Preview

Digital Photography Review has just posted a preview of Nikon’s newest cameras, the J1 and V1. There are a few image samples and comparisons to the competition. Worth a look if you are interested in these models. Me, I’m still waiting for the D800. http://www.dpreview.com/previews/nikon1system

Hints of Apple Plans in Jobs Book

My copy of the book is on order and I’m looking forward to learning more about Jobs and Apple.  Apparently the ‘next big thing’ for Apple was text books. Source: http://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/Hints-of-Apple-Plans-in-Jobs-nytimes-1362329892.html

GoPro Launches HD HERO2 Camera

GoPro has announced a new camera, the Hero2. 11-megapixel sensor (versus 5MP for the old GoPro), sharper lens, and new remote features. Looks like a good buy, and will likely entice me to buy one myself. 2X More Powerful in Every Way 11MP Sensor 2x Faster Image Processor 2X Sharper Glass Lens Professional Low Light Performance Full 170º, Medium 127º, Narrow 90º FOV in 1080p and 720p Video 120 fps WVGA, 60 fps 720p, 48 fps 960p, 30 fps 1080p Video Full 170º and Medium 127º FOV Photos 10 11MP Photos Per Second Burst 1 11MP Photo Every 0.5 Sec Timelapse Mode 3.5mm External Stereo Microphone Input Simple Language-based User Interface Wi-Fi...

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