It's a tenuous peg for a prediction, we know, but ShiftAge is prepared to regard the fact that Sydney's Dymocks bookstore has sold out its first order of
the iLiad e-book reader as the first rumble in a tectonic (should that be techtonic?) shift in the marketplace - one that will make 2007, in retrospect,
the year of the electronic book.
Vodafone has abandoned plans to ditch its new cheap data plans on December 31, after a stunning response to the 5GB for $39 per month offer since it was rolled out as a year-end special on December 7. The company says the plans are responsible for a threefold increase in data connections.
ShrinkAge has just come upon a question in an online forum that we realise marks a sort of Mason-Dixon Line between those of us who are TechnoPlods, and the digital nobility - what we call TechnoPeers. We just came across that question in the online forum devoted to the Asus Eee PC at eeeuser.com. The question is this: "What size soldering iron?"