Spend $100K, make an environmental statement

December 5, 2007

Lexus LogoI just read an interesting piece over on Autoblog, one of my daily reads.

The article talks about how Lexus has already sold TRIPLE the number of $100K+ LS600h hybrids that it forecast for 2007. And that was just from July through the end of October. What is going on?

What is going on is Americans are trying to make an environmental statement, but doing it in a quintessentially American way: bigger, better, faster, stronger. Zonbu, take note…

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Adobe releases Flash with h.264 support, including Linux

December 5, 2007

Flash IconFrom the team over at DownloadSquad.com:

Adobe has launched a much anticipated update to its Flash video player. Adobe Flash Player 9.0.115.0 includes support for the H.264 codec. The upshot is that web publishers can easily embed HD videos on their site.

By way of background, MPEG2 and MPEG4 are the video codecs that support digital TV in North America and Europe. The broadcast and cable TV industries are broadly deployed with MPEG2 today and are rapidly moving top MPEG4 h.264 for its much better bitrate efficiency and higher qualities.

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First Impressions: Real life with the Zonbu Laptop Review

December 5, 2007

Zonbu LaptopI’ve had the Zonbu laptop for a few days now so I wanted to share my initial impressions and do a review.

I will be doing an additional piece when the Asus 3e laptop and entry level Acer arrive.

In the mean time, let’s take a look at the latest addition to the Zonbu line-up…

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