Read why ubergeek Craig Newmark loves his Treo 600 phone and PDA. I’ve been holding off on buying a PDA until they got the phone thing down…now do they offer a chip switch to the European phone system?
Consider that Apple’s iPods come with up to a 40GB of storage. Then consider that, while you’re on the road, you really need to backup your data. That’s right. You can use the iPod as an entertainment system and for traveling data backup, storage, and transfer. Just plug the USB or firewire connector into any […]
I’d love to take a GPS on my next motorcycle trip. CNET has just reviewed this hot new unit, the Garmin iQue 3600 Palm-based organizer with an integrated Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver. They say that "Though the device lacks some of the software found on high-end Palm handhelds and could have better battery life, […]
The second annual Wild Writing Women Weekend Workshop is January 30, 31, and February 1 at Fort Mason Center. I’ll be teaching classes along with Jacqueline Harmon Butler, Lisa Alpine, Cathleen Miller, Pamela Michael, and Alison Wright. With special guests digital artist Lyn Bishop, food writer Elgy Gillespie, and literary agents Ted Weinstein and Nancy […]
Miles Davis, author and motorcyclist, self-published his travelogue Motorcycle Yoga. He gave me a signed copy of it last night at the Wild Writing Women literary salon, and says I encouraged him to go the self-publishing route. (I self-published my Cycling the French Riviera guidebook in 1995, and the Wild Writing Women self-published Stories of […]
Our guest speaker was Don George, Editor at Large for Lonely Planet, who talked about his career as a travel writer and editor through the years and his new travel anthology. Our surprise guest was Lonely Planet co-founder Maureen Wheeler of Melborne, Australia, who was trailed by a cameraman for CNBC’s Squawkbox segment. The program […]