Author Archives: Rob Beschizza

About Rob Beschizza

Rob Beschizza is the Managing Editor of Boing Boing. He's @beschizza on Twitter and can be found on Facebook too. Try your luck at besc...@gmail.com

 

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At Woot, @joeljohnson is totally in the can for Microsoft. Link

Sorry if you got caught in the spam filter

It got more aggressive of late and I just noticed a few dozen good comments in the spam bucket. Humblest apols if your deathless prose did not make it “in time” to the posts in question!

Peek lifetime subscriptions return

Peek’s selling lifetime subscriptions again. $300 gets you the email-only handset and the WWAN hookup it needs, for ever. To demythologize that a little–let’s say lifetime is 5 years–that’s about $5 a month, or a third of the normal price. … Continue reading

“No Quiet,” a watch band-like ring

Snap-on bottle top for soda cans

The more you think about it, the less sense it makes.

Tablet computer gallery

Wired’s Brian Chen polishes off the history of tablet computers … beginning in 1888.

Latitude Z

That Dell’s new Latitude is $2,000 suggests quality and high specifications are involved, but this one has a trick up its sleeve: wireless recharging, thanks to the (wired) dock that comes with it. It’s it nice, also, to see heavy … Continue reading

Thumbdrive in a cassette tape

Put your sounds on the stick, put the stick inside the ancient-looking cassette tape, then scrawl all over it for verity’s sake. 6 different designs, one overwhelming wave of nostalgia. [Suck UK] Thanks, Xeni!

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The answer to the OS war: buy a mac, then shut the hell up about it.

The awfulness of Windows vs. the creepiness of Mac

Charlie Brooker: I don’t care if you’re right. I just want you to die. I know Windows is awful. Everyone knows Windows is awful. Windows is like the faint smell of piss in a subway. … Still, bad though it … Continue reading