When
· Naughties
· · 2005
· · · March
· · · · 06 (2 entries)

800x600x42" · My Pow­erBook screen has sud­den­ly and with­out warn­ing frapped out. This is dis­turb­ing as I have some short-term de­liv­er­ables, like Mon­day. Out­board screens work, so I’m OK at the of­fice, but my DVI-to-VGA don­gle is out on loan, so at home I’m re­duced to us­ing the on­ly DVI de­vice, name­ly the 42-inch Hi­tachi plas­ma TV. Which will on­ly run 800x600, and that stre-e-e-tched, it’d re­al­ly be hap­pi­er at 600x1024 or there­about­s. So on the down­sid­e, I have about 2.9 mil­lion few­er pix­els to work with. On the up­side, I’m sit­ting on a soft so­fa look­ing up at a nice big screen across the room, no glass­es re­quired. If the price of LCD tech re­al­ly falls as fast as they’re say­ing it will, maybe even­tu­al­ly we’ll all be us­ing big wall-size mon­i­tors from across the room.
 
Steve Gillmor · Others have point­ed this out, but it’s worth say­ing again: Steve has been writ­ing some re­al­ly good stuff re­cent­ly.
 
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