iPod, therefore I am; a Powell presidency; Larry's longingsFrom: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent: Monday, January 3, 2005 12:34 AM
To: eWEEK readers
Subject: iPod, therefore I am; a Powell presidency; Larrys longings As yule-log embers flickered in his fireplace, Spence hoped his pals appreciated what he went through to send each an iPod. When Best Buy gave its retail stores priority over its online store for its remaining iPods, the procrastinating Puss had to schlep to the mall to pluck the gizmos off shelves to be sure theyd arrive in time, instead of conveniently ordering online. "With online shopping up 28 percent over last year, someone is obviously thinking different," huffed his Hirsuteness. "Now I know what Papa Katt went through when he bought me a Lionel train set."
Spence noted that the seasons other hot gadget was the Nintendo DS game system, featuring a dual screen and built-in wireless capability that lets you connect to multiple DS players. Waxing nostalgic, the Katt donned his coonskin cap and slid his "Davy Crockett and the River Pirates" DVD into his laptop. The Kittys viewing was interrupted when a friend phoned to say that eBay is considering an expansion of its Denver data center. One site eBay is eyeing was built by Sun and, it seems, never occupied. With about 50 Sun servers at its Denver data center, "could Suns real estate people have dropped a hint to Suns eBay account team?" pondered the Puss. "Or has Scott McNealy turned in his hockey pads for a Century 21 jacket?"