Geode Plug-In Makes Firefox Location-Aware

Mozilla Labs has unveiled Geode—a plugin that will take advantage of the W3C Geolocation Spec in Firefox 3.1. The plan is to make the browser location-aware so that somewhere down the line, you could visit a site like Yelp on your laptop in a strange town and it will automatically find your location and offer nearby… » 10/08/08 2:15pm 10/08/08 2:15pm

The Personal Internet Communicator - PC Mini or MacDonald's Box?

I'm looking at this thing and it looks like an old Styrofoam Big Mac container. However, it's actually some sore of Geode-powered Windows CE deviced designed as a little web browsing appliance. No screen, no keyboard, no inputs—just a VGA, some USB ports, and a dream. A built-in hard drive stores 10GB of nuffin and it… » 10/03/05 5:25pm 10/03/05 5:25pm