Stories by Ross Catanzariti

  • Fifth generation iPod is truly multimedia

    Rumours of Apple introducing video playback on the iPod were circulating for quite some time before the launch of this fifth generation (5G) music player, the iPod Video. With this release, Apple has further enhanced its reputation as the leader in portable music, although the video capability is far from perfect.

  • Password protection with the touch of a finger

    <b>Whether it is voice recognition, fingerprint scanners or futuristic retinal scans</b> used in the latest Hollywood flick, consumers have always been wowed by biometric technology. Microsoft's Fingerprint Reader is one such biometric product aimed at capitalising on this reaction. The Fingerprint Reader allows users to scan their fingerprint in the reader instead of typing in a password to access password-protected applications.