20 Mar 2011

Review: Withings Body Scale

Like many geeks, I sit on my backside all day. Since I started jogging (using Get Running, naturally) I’ve been fitter, but I’ve not lost any of my over-ample girth. Over the course of this winter I’ve probably gained a stone1. At nearly 18 stone2 now, something needs to be done. And what does a […]

2 Aug 2010

On the Amazon Kindle, Model Numbers, and The Bezos Big Block Graphic

I just ordered a Kindle. I’d tell you the model number, but it doesn’t seem to have one. My confirmation email tells me that I’ve ordered the “Kindle Wireless Reading Device, Free 3G + Wi-Fi, 6″ Display, Graphite, 3G Works Globally — Latest Generation”. Just trips off the tongue, doesn’t it? There’s a lot of strange things […]