March 10, 2003
Personal Tech: March 10, 2003
From small size to high definition, cameramakers show off their latest
LAS VEGAS -- It's a small world in digital photography this year: An empty tin from Altoids mints can be used as a camera carrying case for Pentax's tiny Optio S, which has 3.2 megapixels and a zoom lens. Story
Solutions: FoxServ error not uncommon, corrected in newer version
Q. I am trying to install a program package with Apache, PHP and MySql. I have tried two different programs and cannot complete the installation. One program, FoxServ, gave me this message: "Component Richtx32.ocx or one of its dependencies not correctly registered. A file is missing or invalid." Can you give me an idea of where to go with this?
The Digital Life: Most unwired cities
Intel, the largest maker of computer chips, has ranked the top 100 "Most Unwired Cities," areas with the greatest wireless Internet accessibility. The survey looked at the number of public and commercial wireless access points, cell phone coverage offering wireless Internet access and Internet penetration in the cities, and calculated the results on a per-capita basis. Eight Florida areas made the list, but none was in the top 10:
The Roundtable Computer Group will meet today at 2 p.m. at the South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Road. For information, call (727) 939-2087.
I'll Never Love This Way Again
The Buzz: 'Nigerian letters' scam evolves
By now, most people have received or heard about "Nigerian letters," those missives by mail, fax and e-mail from fictional government officials or their widows or bankers in all sorts of countries, offering you a huge chunk of cash if you will help them get money out of the country.
Hotshots, has-beens finding new roles in video games
Gary Coleman is trying out a much different role from the angel-faced adolescent Arnold he played on the 1970s-80s sitcom Diff'rent Strokes. The 34-year-old actor is starring in the upcoming PC shooter game Postal 2 as a bad guy.
Video game reviews
Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus