The cat is out of the bag. I’ve been helping out the folks at Sharpcast for the past year, and at the beginning of this year, I made my relationship with them formal! My most recent project with them has been revising and launching the corporate website.
Members of the team are at DEMO 2006 this week in Phoenix, Arizona. I have good memories of going to DEMO in 2001 when I was working at Palm. Another former company of mine, DoDots, also made its debut at DEMO in 2000. If you use Yahoo! Widgets or Dashboard Widgets, you know what DoDots did. Sadly, much like the Newton, the company was four to five years ahead of the curve.
Speaking of the Newton, I just got an AmbiCom CompactFlash Bluetooth Card. Now, I can transfer files back and forth between my Bluetooth-enabled devices, including my laptops, desktop, and phone. The wireless driver for the Newton doesn’t support the latest wireless encryption standards, so I can only use my Skyline 802.11b card on open networks. Having a Bluetooth card will extend the life of my Newton until we get Einstein running fast on other devices.