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This is an old page from Rod Begbie's blog.

It only exists in an attempt to prevent linkrot. No new content will be added to this site, and links and images are liable to be broken. Check out begbie.com to find where I'm posting stuff these days.

Filed under 'gizmodo'

January 14, 2008

Giz Banned For Life and Loving It: On Pranks and Civil Disobedience at CES

Dicking around at CES? Fine. Slightly amusing, even. But dressing it up as “journalistic integrity” or “civil disobedience”?! Horseshit.

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January 11, 2008

Confessions: The Meanest Thing Gizmodo Did at CES

Posted without comment: Conference with lots of TVs + geeks with TV-B-Gone remotes = …

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November 23, 2007

Amazon Kindle Real-Life Review (Verdict: Lightweight, Long Lasting and Easy to Grip... In Bed)

Best review I’ve seen of the Kindle so far. I’d be tempted to get one, but for the much-noted DRM restrictions. If I’m unable to “lend” or “borrow” e-books I’ve purchased, like I currently can with dead-tree, then it’s of no interest to me.

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November 2, 2007

First Look at Bug Labs Hardware (Video and Gallery)

Video of the modules in the Bug Labs platform — Interlockable modules which can be combined on an open-source Java-based platform. The idea seems wicked cool — it’s just the unknown of price that’s going to dictate whether I buy one or not.

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September 28, 2007

PR Bluff: Apple's iPhone Bricking Is Legal and Technical BS - Gizmodo

Good breakdown of the FUD involved in the Apple “bricking” “scandal”.

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June 8, 2006

Bose Quiet Comfort 3 Noise-Cancelling Headphones Hands-on - Gizmodo

Signs you work for A Big Company: The first time you see a new product, it’s a review on Gizmodo. I have a pair of QC2s that I love to bits. Can’t wait to get my hands on a pair of these.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.