Tweets on 2010-02-22

Last updated on July 5th, 2015 at 04:29 pm

  • Ch9 interrupts CAN v USA hockey to cut to Aussies 2 man bobsled run #
  • Lauren Jackson, the world's best woman basketballer is playing in Sydney 1pm Sat Canberra v Flames @ State Sports Centre #

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Tweets on 2010-02-17

Last updated on July 5th, 2015 at 04:29 pm

  • Join ING Direct Fee Fighter on Facebook for your chance to win $1000 each week to 19 March http://bit.ly/PZTwitING they won't spam you #
  • check out ING Direct @ben_walsh & enter a free Fee Fighter comp to win $1000 per week via ING on facebook http://bit.ly/d8bs61 #
  • Cats laugh off Harvey's dance moves http://bit.ly/aGFBJt via ABC Sport Gold Coast guard James Harvey threatened do his controversial victory #
  • SEABL's All-Stars set for Qatar http://bit.ly/9aj5pe After two days of slogging out in the tryouts, a physically spent Ash Cannan could #
  • NBL and WNBL Finals 2009/10 http://bit.ly/aDpQxN via BA Let the games begin… #
  • Coach K's on failures http://bit.ly/d4TamI His experience at West Point taught him to deal with failure #

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Tweets on 2010-02-16

Last updated on July 5th, 2015 at 04:29 pm

  • Join the Fee Fighter movement on Facebook for your chance to win $1000 each week to 19 March http://bit.ly/PZTwitING #nostrings #
  • All you "Internet Marketing Gurus" following me and 39,999 others. Do I really lose out when I unfollow you? #
  • My 10yo daughter was part of the Sydney Comets U12W Div 1 team that won the Gosford Rebels Coastal Classic this weekend. FT score 53-52 #

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iPad for me

Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 03:01 pm

I’ll probably be getting a iPad when it’s released in Australia. I replaced my blackberry with my first generation iPhone, plus my 15″ laptop stays home too. I can email and web-surf directly from the iPhone. I take the laptop if I want to update a spreadsheet or write but I’m tethered by battery life and the Compaq gets too hot for my lap.

An iPad fixes web research on the iphone – I can see and read a whole page on its big screen. If I get a bluetooth keyboard I’ll even be able to type normally with some sort of cradle/dock.

While I don’t think I’ll need 3g broadband, it is very tempting. But for emergencies I can always use my iphone to look something up quickly. Finding a Wi-Fi equipped cafe is easy enough to save the $150 or so (plus ongoing access) that 3g will need. Alternatively I can put my phone SIM in the iPad and use my bundled data plan. Now that makes sense.

So long as the iPad is near netbook price points I’ll take one